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Generation shift in conflict resolution leads to violent reactions

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The 1996, Moses Lake, Wash. s­chool shooting started a timeline of unfortunate, similar events.

In the case of the Moses Lake shooting, 14-year-old Barry Loukaitis shot his teacher, wounded two students and held his classmates hostage for 10 minutes before he was restrained by a teacher.

The next major shooting was Columbine High School in 1999 where two teenagers shot and killed 12 students, one teacher and wounded more than 20 students.

Since Columbine, there have been roughly 19 deadly school shootings, according to an interactive graphic attached to Jolie Lee’s USA Today article ...



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