It is a threat to society, not just in United States of America (USA), but outside too [including Europe].
As many a 17 persons including mostly students and staff, were shot dead in the massacre that has shocked the entire world.
Nikolas Cruz, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, entered the school premises, opened fire, killing 17 people and injuring over 14.
In fact, a month before the shooting, FBI had received a tip that Cruz had made a threat but due to ‘error’, this information wasn’t taken seriously.
Most of the victims in the horrific school shootings were students who were teenagers.
Alyssa, Martin, Nicholas, Jaime, Luke, Cara, Gina, Alaina, Meadow, Helena, Alex, Carmen, Peter–they were all in the age group of 14-17. There were others Chris, Scott and Aaron, from the staff.
WHEN TERRORISTS DIDN’T FIT ‘MEDIA-CREATED IMAGE’
There has been a long list of White men involved in shootings, massacres and killings in United States of America (USA).
The list of these ‘gunmen’ is long:
Anders Breivik killed 77 persons in Norway
Devin Kelley who killed 26 people in a Church
Wade Michael Page who killed devotees in a Sikh Gurdwara
Dylann Roof who killed nine blacks
Timothy McVeigh who killed 168 in Oklahama
James Holmes who killed people in a theatre
Robert James Talbot, Esteban Santiago, Alexandre Bissonette, Chris Harper Mercer, among others.
1. Victims of Florida School Shooting, names and photos
2. Wikipedia page on Stoneman Douglas school shootings in Florida
3. Florida gunman said he wanted to be a ‘professional school shooter’ and FBI were warned