Ten students were killed in the school library, where the pair subsequently committed suicide. Twenty-one additional people were injured by gunshots, and gunfire was also exchanged with the police. Another three people were injured trying to escape the carnage. At the time, it was the deadliest school shooting in U. In addition to the shootings, the attack involved several homemade bombs. Two of these were placed in the cafeteria, powerful enough to kill or seriously injure all people within the area, although they failed to detonate.
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The mother of a Philadelphia teenager who was among the 49 people killed in the Florida nightclub attack said she was on the phone with her wounded daughter as she cowered in a bathroom stall hiding from the shooter. Akyra Murray, who turned 18 in January, is the youngest confirmed victim in the weekend attack. Natalie Murray spoke with The Associated Press on Monday as she and her husband drove to the county coroner's office to claim their daughter's body. The basketball star earned a full ride at Mercyhurst University in Erie. She'd scored over 1, points early in the season, a moment marked with big congratulatory posters and a celebration in the Philadelphia school's gymnasium back in January.
Two South African police officers have been arrested over the deadly shooting of a year-old boy, which had sparked violent street protests. The family of Nathaniel Julius, who had Down's syndrome, said he had gone out to buy biscuits when he was shot dead in Johannesburg's Eldorado Park suburb. The officers will be charged with murder and "possibly defeating the ends of justice", said the police watchdog. The police initially said Julius had been caught up in a shootout between officers and local gangsters. The Independent Police Investigative Directorate Ipid said it had decided to arrest the officers after "careful consideration of the evidence at hand".