Steven Berkowitz, a visiting psychiatry professor at the University of Colorado, believes that since adults have failed to respond to the school-shooting problem, children and young adults are increasingly taking it upon themselves. Inthe Denver metro area also suffered one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history, when a gunman in an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater killed 12 and injured Jones was shot twice in the leg as he brought the alleged shooter, Devon Erickson, down to the floor. Students avoid their names during interviews. He told his son:
He told his son:
'Why is this happening?' Colorado reckons with another school shooting
Fischer Argosino, a junior at the school, wrote in an op-ed: He intended to study engineering at nearby Arapahoe Community College in the fall, and was killed just days before graduation. Students avoid their names during interviews. The first person to react was Castillo, who lunged from his desk and slammed the gunman against the wall. A recent analysis by the Denver Post found that sincemetro Denver has seen more school shootings per million people than the 24 other largest US metropolitan areas, and the third-most mass shootings by population. There is also the danger, some say, of exacerbating the guilt some survivors feel for having followed active shooter protocols that suggest students run and hide, to avoid complicating the law enforcement response.