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Shooting At Maryland High School Injures 2 Students; Gunman Dead

22 March 2018

A crowd funding page to help with medical costs had raised more than $42,000 by Wednesday. Rollins was confirmed dead almost three hours later at a hospital.

"Great Mills is a wonderful school and somewhere I am proud to go". "The shooter fired a round as well". This latest shooting comes as lawmakers nationwide are under pressure to take action against gun violence following the Valentine's Day killings of 17 people at a Florida high school by a teenager with an assault weapon.

The 14-year-old boy shot in a hallway at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland minutes before class started Tuesday was discharged from the hospital Wednesday, officials confirmed. A 12-year-old girl was booked for negligent discharge of a firearm in that shooting, which was considered "unintentional", Los Angeles police said.

While Hogan praised the school resource officer's quick response, he also slammed Maryland legislators for not taking quicker action to protect students at school. Neither the victim nor the shooter were university students, the college said.

When it was all over a 16 year old girl, and a 14 year old boy were wounded and the shooter was dead. The 14-year-old boy was also wounded, although it's not yet known if he was struck by gunfire from Rollins or a school resource officer.

"Every school's going to be different, but it will allow that school to begin to secure their buildings so we don't have these issues like again happened today in Maryland", Williams told ABC News on Tuesday.

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As classes were beginning at Great Mills High School, about 115 kilometers south of Washington D.C., a student armed with a semi-automatic handgun opened fire. Rollins simultaneously fired a shot, but it's also unclear if he was aiming at the school resource officer. Threats against schools have proliferated as well, and Great Mills High has not been immune.

Gaskill fired once at a 17-year-old Austin Rollins, authorities said.

Guardians of students from Great Mills High School arrive at Leonardtown High School to pick up their children following a school shooting at Great Mills High School March 20, 2018 in Leonardtown, Maryland.

School resource officer Blaine Gaskill responded to the scene in less than a minute, the sheriff said. The Sheriff said that the gunman was later pronounced dead. Sheriff's deputies soon told the parents that the school's students would all be bused to other county public schools in Leonardtown.

St. Mary's County Sheriff's spokeswoman Cpl.

In a statement, the uncle, Timothy Cormier, described Willey as an "amazing young lady, whose peaceful presence and love of her fellow students and family" is well-known at the school.

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"She was walking in the hallway and said she heard a gunshot and kids running and crying and police running in with their guns", Somerville said.

"It looks like the [school resource officer] did exactly what the SRO was trained to do", St. Mary's Schools Superintendent James Scott Smith said Tuesday, according to The Baltimore Sun. "If you don't think this can happen at your school you are sadly mistaken".

"The words School & Shooting should not be next to each other".

Heibel said, while choking back tears, "We are devastated and we are sadden but we will stay strong".

School officials report that there's been a shooting at a Maryland high school, that the "event is contained" and the campus is on lockdown. It has more than 1,500 students, about 56% of them minority students, and its four-year graduation rate is 91%, according to the school's 2015-16 improvement plan.

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Shooting At Maryland High School Injures 2 Students; Gunman Dead