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October 22, 2013
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LVN Editorial: It can happen anywhere

The tragic shooting of a Sparks Middle School math teacher is senseless. The young 12-year-old student who perpetrated the crime before supposedly taking his own life is senseless. In the weeks ahead, “experts” will study Monday’s early morning shooting, trying to figure out why this student brought a handgun on campus. In an interview with a Reno television station, one parent said this incident could have happened anywhere in the United States at any time. The Silver State has not been immune to violence infiltrating the schools, but the number of reported incidences involving guns has been low in Nevada …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 22, 2013 06:47PM Published Oct 22, 2013 06:47PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.