The country’s minors have also suffered from gun violence in the United States, and in addition to the increasing number of shootings of minors, it is equally worrying that more and more minors are also the perpetrators of shootings.
According to U.S. media reports, 13 local time, a high school near downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, the shooting, the shooter and the victim are 13-year-old students.
The shooting reportedly left one student dead and the shooter another, both 13 years old. Police said the incident occurred at lunchtime at the school, when gunfire rang out and a school staff member ran toward the two students to prevent other possible violence.
The suspect is currently in custody, the school is under a total lockdown, and investigators are looking into how the shooting students obtained the gun and the cause of the incident.
A Florida woman was shot and killed by her children while conducting an Internet video conference call at her home, CNN reported. According to police, the victim was 21-year-old Lynn, a mother of five.
At the time of the incident, one of her toddlers found a loaded handgun in her purse, and Lynn, who was in a video conference, was shot in the head and died. After Lynn fell, the person in the video call called the police.
Gun-related deaths and injuries among children and adolescents are alarmingly high in the United States, according to gun control groups. When communities and schools cannot avoid gun violence, entire generations of American children will be affected.