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California School Shooter Had Hit List of Bullies

Suspect often talked about killing, students describe him as 'weird'

(Newser) - It looks like earlier reports about bullying playing a key part in yesterday's California school shooting were right. The 16-year-old unnamed shooter allegedly composed a list of students he wanted to kill last year, and told authorities he had been bullied for more than a year, reports the Bakersfield ... More »

Staffers Praised for Heroics in Latest School Shooting

They calmed down student gunman, prevented more casualties, say police

(Newser) - One student remains critically wounded after this morning's school shooting near Bakersfield, California, but it's becoming clear that the quick action of two school officials prevented a greater tragedy, police say. The AP , LA Times , and Bakersfield Californian agree on the general sequence: A 16-year-old student burst into... More »

Student Shot Inside California High School

Teacher, supervisor talked student into dropping shotgun

(Newser) - A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into class in a rural California high school this morning and shot one student, fired at another but missed, and then was talked into surrendering by a teacher and another staff member, officials said. The teen victim was in critical but stable... More »

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