Thursday, February 15, 2018

ALARMING : We’re Averaging One School Shooting Every 60 Hours In 2018

Wednesday’s shooting at a Florida high school is the 18th school shooting of the year.
By Lydia O’Connor
A reported shooting at a South Florida high school on Wednesday marks the country’s 18th school shooting of 2018, just 45 days into the year.

That’s an average of one school shooting every 60 hours thus far in 2018, more than double the number of school shootings recorded in any of the previous three years in that same period. Those numbers are according to data compiled by the gun control advocacy organization Every town for Gun Safety, which defines a school shooting as any time a firearm is discharged on or around a campus.

Details are still emerging about what happened during Wednesday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, but as of 6:30 pm., at least 15 people had been reported dead.

President Donald Trump has spoken vaguely about the need to curb shootings, saying after the Las Vegas massacre in October that the U.S. would start “talking about gun laws as time goes by.”

Students embrace after being released from a lock down during Wednesday’s shooting.
Some three months later, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders had little new information on that subject. 

“The president believes that all Americans deserve to be safe in their schools and in their communities,” Sanders said after a deadly school shooting in Kentucky last month. “We’ve tried to crack down on crime throughout the country.”

Meanwhile, Congress is still looking into loosening some gun control restrictions.
Here are the details from the 17 other school shootings in 2018:

Feb. 8: The Metropolitan High School in New York City
A gunshot was fired in the Bronx school and left a bullet hole in a classroom floor but caused no injuries. Police took a 17-year-old into custody. 

Feb. 5: Harmony Learning Center in Maplewood, Minnesota 
A third-grader discharged a police officer’s holstered gun while participating in a group activity at the K-12 school. No injuries were reported.

Feb. 5: Oxon Hill High School in Oxon Hill, Maryland
A student was shot outside the school in an apparent robbery attempt and hospitalized for several hours. Police charged two other teenagers with attempted murder. 

Feb. 1: Salvador B. Castro Middle School in Los Angeles
Two middle school students sustained injuries after they were shot in a classroom. Police took a 12-year-old girl into custody in connection with the shooting. 

Jan. 31: Lincoln High School in Philadelphia
A 32-year-old man died after being shot twice in the leg outside the high school during after a brawl broke out during a school basketball game. 

Jan. 26: Dearborn High School in Dearborn, Michigan 
Someone fired shots from a car at the school’s parking lot during a basketball game, but no one was injured. 

Jan. 25: Murphy High School in Mobile, Alabama
A 16-year-old student fired multiple shots at another student after a verbal disagreement. No one was injured.

Jan. 23: Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky
A 15-year-old boy opened fire inside the school, killing two and injuring 16.

Jan. 22: NET Charter High School in New Orleans
Someone driving by the school fired on a group of students in the parking lot. One boy was injured.

Jan. 22: Italy High School in Italy, Texas
A 16-year-old boy shot a 15-year-old girl in the cafeteria. He was arrested and she was airlifted to a hospital, where she was later reported to be “in good spirits.”

Jan. 20: Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Following an argument, a 21-year-old Winston-Salem University student was shot and killed during a sorority event at Wake Forest University.

Jan. 15: Wiley College in Marshall, Texas
Two people in a car exchanged gunfire with a person in a dormitory parking lot. No one was injured, but a bullet was fired into a dorm room with three female students inside.

Jan. 10: Coronado Elementary School in Sierra Vista, Arizona
A 14-year-old died in a school bathroom from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Jan. 10: Grayson College in Denison, Texas
A student confused a training weapon with a real one and fired a bullet through a classroom wall. No students were injured.

Jan. 10: California State University in San Bernardino, California
At least one shot was fired, shattering a classroom window. No students were injured.

Jan. 4: New Start High School in Seattle
Two shots were fired at the school from outside the building. No students were injured.

Jan. 3: East Olive Elementary School in St. John, Michigan
A man standing in the school’s parking lot called 911 saying he was suicidal. He spoke with a county official for several hours on the phone, according to local media, but ultimately shot himself and died from a single gunshot wound.

Thanx  to Willa Frej
Witchy sez : "Life without a goal is like sailing on the sea without a destination.” And the leadership is ability to motivate a group of people toward a common goal. Having a leader whom we believe in gives us direction, stability, and the chance for fulfillment. So a good leader plays an important role.
In my mind, I think a good leader should display sincerity and candor in all their actions. Because of deceptive behavior will not inspire trust. To be a leader must be believed by all common people. 

You must stop grabbing p***y's , tweeting  all night , take care of the business your trolls elected you to do  and most off all stop your lying .
Remember  , you have  a son in school  , the private sector of schools  is not immune from violence.
Wake up world .
Have anyone notice  that more violence in the world  is getting worse  as  the climate  gets worse ?


  1. This is getting frightening ... 2018 is not 2 months old .

    Go to WAG for some laughs .
    Love Witchy

  2. A school shooting every 60 hours !!! I could not believe the statistics. I also can't believe the FBI was tracking him and had a file on him and did not pass the intel along to the local police or even to school security. He declared online that he wanted to be a professional school killer and posted pictures of himself with weapons.
    I liked your comment on goals and leadership. Did you have to mention P***y grabbing? ...hahahaha!
    Your correlation between climate change and violence might have a scientific basis in facts. I bet there is a connection. Statistically there is more violent crime in the hot climates than the cold ones.
    Good article, a real eye opener.
    Love Shadow

  3. Thank you sweetie ,
    I was astonished when I saw those numbers .
    That's what wrong everyone law enforcement id keeping all their information to themselves , as we say down here ... the right hand don't know what the left hand is doing .
    I don't understand how you can have someone living under your roof and not see the change in them , I not only watch for changes in my kids , I notice their friends and others .We have had one in New Orleans , the ones in Texas is not far . It's scary .
    We are still in the 2rd month of the year .
    After you mention it , most do happen in the warmer states .
    Thank you
    Love Witchy

    1. Hahaha!!! tRUMP said he grab them over a live mic , I only wrote what he said ... the lying S.O.B.
      Love BAW


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