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This is just incredibly sad, not that it's likely to change anything...

A student opening fire with a handgun he took from his parents. Screaming students running for cover. A teacher, trying to help, shot dead. Two students wounded.
As authorities investigated, details were still trickling out hours after a deadly shooting Monday at a Nevada middle school.

An official used one word to describe the scene at Sparks Middle School: chaos.

The shooter took a handgun from his parents, a federal law enforcement source who was briefed on the situation told CNN's Evan Perez.

The gunman shot and killed himself, Sparks Deputy Chief Tom Miller said Monday evening at a news conference...

Mike Landsberry, a math teacher at the school, was killed in the shooting, Sparks Mayor Geno Martini told CNN.

In addition to his work as a teacher, Landsberry also had served in the Marines and served several tours in Afghanistan as a member of the Nevada Air National Guard, his brother, Reggie, told "Anderson Cooper 360."

(via Greg Mitchell)

Originally posted to Watership Down on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 06:53 PM PDT.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA.

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