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Colorado middle school shooting

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by MileHigh, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Two young kids injured as school was being let out. Injuries aren't believed to be life threatening.

    Adult male is in custody.

    The middle school, Deer Creek, is in Littleton. The same city as ... Columbine. The schools are about three miles apart.

  2. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Oh dear Lord.

    I can't imagine what parents are going through right now.
  3. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Wow. What a great job by that teacher, that's a HERO, not some sports celebrity. Probably saved 5-10 maybe even more kids.

    Why is it that our economy pays Jerome James $30M/5 years to sit on the bench of an NBA team but this teacher/hero gets $45k/year? We entrust our kids to our teachers and they do a little saving every day. We have to get back to fundamentals of our society.
  4. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Yeah, that guy is a hero.

    Pushing 5,000 fans on Facebook.

  5. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Shooter is 32. Not much older than what the Columbine shooters would be today if they were alive.
  6. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    Good catch nolu.

    Yes, hero. No question

  7. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member


    And somehow he has a gun.

    Great freeking quote.
  8. Dirk Legume

    Dirk Legume Active Member

    Well put. And. I don't know.
  9. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Teachers make $45k per year?
  10. armageddon

    armageddon Active Member

    Some make more than that, depending on the district.
  11. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    JeffCo is the highest in the state.
  12. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Don't quibble about pay.

    This guy put his life on the line for other people's kids by taking on an armed gunman.

    I think that is above and beyond the job description.
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