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October 21, 2013
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HEARTS HEAVY IN SPARKS

SPARKS — A student at Sparks Middle School opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two 12-year-old boys and killing a math teacher who was trying to protect children from their classmate. The unidentified shooter killed himself with the gun after a rampage that occurred in front of 20 to 30 horrified students who had just returned to school from a weeklong fall break. Authorities did not provide a motive for the shooting, and it’s unknown where the student got the gun. Math teacher Michael Landsberry was praised for his actions during …

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