The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting which occurred on April 20, 1999. Two senior students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, murdered a total of 12 students and one teacher. They injured 21 additional students, with three other people being injured while attempting to escape the school. The pair then committed suicide. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbine_High_School_massacre
In the ten years since the school massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, school shootings have become an alarming epidemic. While sociologists have attributed the trigger of violence to peer pressure, such as bullying and social isolation, prominent psychologist Peter Langman argues here that psychological causes are responsible.
Columbine Memorial: On April 20, 1999, the nation was again struck by tragedy when twelve students and one teacher at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., were gunned down. The two shooters then committed suicide. The Columbine Memorial, which opened in 2007, serves as a tranquil and beautiful tribute to the lives lost and the survivors of the massacre.
The shootings at Columbine High School on April 20th 1999 ended thirteen lives and shattered countless others. But while the tragic events of that day were well documented, the stories of the families who lost loved ones and struggled to build new lives have yet to be told.