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Update: Two Students Dead in Ohio School Shooting

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

After  yesterday’s shooting at a Cleveland-area high school, two students have died, CNN.com reports.  Russell King Jr., 17, was declared brain dead early Tuesday, and student Daniel Parmertor died on Monday. Three others were reportedly wounded in the shooting.

The teenaged shooter, who has not been named by officials, has only been identified as a male sophomore student at the school.  Some students who witnessed the shooting told CNN the shooter was a withdrawn classmate named T.J. Lane.  A lawyer for the Lane family described the boy as “very, very scared and extremely remorseful.”

There is no school today at Chardon High School.  “I want people to stay home tomorrow to reflect on their families,” Superintendent Joe Bergant told CNN, choking with emotion at a Monday afternoon news conference, “and if you haven’t hugged or kissed your kid, do.”

 

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Breaking News: Shooting at Ohio High School

Monday, February 27th, 2012

A gunman opened fire this morning in the cafeteria at Chardon High School near Cleveland, Ohio, news sources are reporting.  At least three students were reportedly hit and have been taken by helicopter to the hospital for treatment.  Their condition is not yet known.

According to CNN.com, Chardon is a small city of about 5,100 people located 30 miles east of Cleveland. About 1,150 students attend the high school, which is next to Chardon Middle School and across the street from Maple Elementary School.

The gunman has reportedly been taken into custody.

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