More than 3,000 American Citizens die from gun violence each year (USA Gun Violence Stat.).
Sadly, a fraction of the lives lost are mostly due to school shootings.
[tags: Columbine High School massacre] - “Do you believe in God?
” (Johnson, 2012), That is what Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold asked students before shooting them mercilessly in 1999 in one of the worst school shootings America has ever seen.
This year alone, 52 school shootings have occurred, leaving 30 dead and 53 injured (52 School Shootings).
From the mass murder of Columbine High School and Virginia Tech University to the well known Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, it becomes clear how ordinary people turn into brutal killers.... 15 people, including the two offenders died, and 24 people were wounded.
America has seen this in many occasions, a number of school shootings accomplished by juveniles.
In the last 3 decades, three of them stand out from the others; Columbine High School massacre, Virginia Tech Shooting and Sandy Hook Elementary massacre.
Thirteen people were injured and more than twenty were injured. Two students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold opened fire on their high school for forty one minutes before turning their guns on themselves and committing suicide.
School shootings are notorious for making headline news but in 1999, school shooting were not as prevalent as they are in the present day....