Police say a teenager was killed Monday and two others were injured in what became known as a shooting at an American high school. The shooting took place at 2:48 pm local time (9:48 pm Switzerland), in front of East High School in Des Moines (center), Iowa, according to a statement from AFP to Sergeant Paul Barisek. Local police.
Police rescued 3 youths who were injured in the shooting and admitted them to the hospital. Police said one of the injured died without treatment and the other two were being treated.
The report added that the shooting appeared to have taken place from a passing vehicle. Police said they have arrested “potential suspects” without filing a chargesheet yet.
The city’s public schools department pointed out on Twitter that the high school reopened its doors shortly after the shooting and that students were able to leave the perimeter. The company will be closed on Tuesday.
To Our Eastern High School Students and Staff: Know that after today’s tragic event, even if there are no classes tomorrow, our grievance counselors will be at school tomorrow and throughout the week. pic.twitter.com/fFCWfGAoUW
– DMschools March 8, 2022
A major improvement blocked by the lobby
In the United States, shootings with multiple victims in schools, supermarkets or especially in the workplace are a continuing atrocity. In early February, a student was shot dead and another injured outside a school in Minnesota. On November 30, a 15-year-old high school student targeted his schoolmates, killing four and injuring six.
In 2018, a shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people and wounded 15 when an alumnus fired an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, creating shock waves across the country on Valentine’s Day and raising strong demands again. Controls gun sales.
But sanctions in Congress, under the influence of the armed lobby, despite calls from politicians, are unlikely to make much progress on the issue, as President Joe Biden tightened the rules of their movement.
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