By Jueseppi B.
Berrendo Middle School Shooting: Suspect Apprehended After Shots Fired In New Mexico
Published on Jan 14, 2014
Police say a suspect is in custody after a shooting at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, N.M.
At least 3 people have been injured in the shooting, Roswell Police told Fox News, with two of them being children.
Brooke Linthicum of Eastern New Mexico Regional Medical Center told The Associated Press that the facility is treating two children for injuries, but would not disclose further information on their condition.
The other injured person was flown to be treated in Lubbock, Texas, according to KRQE.
At Least 2 Kids Hurt in New Mexico School Shooting
ROSWELL, N.M. January 14, 2014 (AP)
By Associated Press
A gunman opened fire Tuesday at a middle school in the southeastern New Mexico city of Roswell, leaving at least two children injured before being taken into custody.
The shooting happened at 8:11 a.m. at Berrendo Middle School, as classes were starting for the day.
Brooke Linthicum of Eastern New Mexico Regional Medical Center said the two children were being treated following the shooting, but she had no information on the type or extent of their injuries.
Roswell police say the suspected shooter was arrested Tuesday, and the school was placed on lockdown. No details on the suspect were released.
Police say children will be bused to a nearby mall, where parents can pick up them up. Word of the shooting was posted on the Roswell Police Department’s Facebook page.
“We believe there are injuries but to what extent we don’t know yet,” said New Mexico State Police spokesman Damyan Brown.
Roswell City Councilor Savino Sanchez said he found out about the shooting after receiving a phone call. He said once news of the shooting spread throughout town, residents began to worry. “I know a lot of people are concerned,” he said.
Roswell has a population of about 50,000. It a center for ranching and farming and is home to the New Mexico Military Institute, the only state-supported military college in the West. The city is perhaps best known as the site of an alleged UFO crash in 1947.
Thank you Associated Press.
All Across America – Stand Your Ground Victims
Published on Jan 13, 2014
It’s happening all across America. Unarmed people are being killed at an alarming rate by someone who has the option to claim “stand your ground”. It’s time to end stand your ground laws. Demand that your state lawmakers revisit, change, or repeal stand your ground. visit http://endstandyourground.wordpress.com for more information on these cases.
Sandy Hook: “Evil did not win.”
Published on Dec 6, 2013
A mother who lost her 6-year-old daughter at Sandy Hook shares what tragedy has taught her during the past year.
Children killed by guns since Newtown
Published on Dec 11, 2013
Mother Jones’ special report on children killed by guns in the year since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School:http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2…
Moms Demand Action: No More Silence
Published on Dec 4, 2013
December 14, 2013, will mark the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is partnering with Mayors Against Illegal Guns to commemorate the anniversary with No More Silence, a campaign to honor the victims and show our resolve never to be silent again about gun violence. The campaign will culminate on December 14 with more than 50 events in 35 states. Each event will include a communal ringing of bells—a moment of No More Silence—to remember the victims and to show that the time for silence is over:http://momsdemandaction.org/no-more-s…
Gone To Soon – The Prayer of the Children
Published on Dec 29, 2013
This video presents a small number of children whose lives were taken by others from 2012 through the making of this video on Dec. 29, 2013. May the memory of their young lives never be forgotten.
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