Thursday, September 14, 2006

"Columbine" Video Game Linked to Montreal College Shootings

As the Dawson College, Montreal investigation continues on the shooting rampage that killed one and wounded 19, associated press stated the shooter reenacted the Columbine shootings through a role playing game and fore casted a "Super Columbine Massacre".
Six victims remain in critical condition, including two in extremely critical condition.
Anger, hatred and an obsession with guns are warning signs of the shooters personality according to the AP.
The Montreal Police Chief Yvan Delorme stated that lessons learned from other mass shootings changed his departments procedure and saved lives.  Previously, a perimeter would be established while police responders waited for the SWAT team but now the first police responders immediately enter.
Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools offers school communities identifiable warning signs and assistance in developing prevention, intervention and crisis management plans.

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