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Latest news: School shooting

Perth school in lockdown after teen allegedly fires gun

A teenager is in custody after allegedly firing a gun at a private school in Perth's northern suburbs.

Texas shooting primary school ‘to be demolished’

The Texas primary school where a teenage gunman killed 19 children and two teachers last month is to be demolished.

Police ‘had chance to shoot’ Texas school gunman

An opportunity to target a gunman who ended up killing 21 people at a Texas school was reportedly passed up by police concerned at children in the line of fire.

‘Potential intruder’ trying to enter US school shot dead

A person who was trying to enter an Alabama primary school where a summer program was being held has been shot dead by a police officer, authorities say.

Donald Trump urges end to gun-free school zones in USA

The United States should make it easier to confine "deranged" people and eliminate gun-free school zones after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers this week at a Texas school, former president Donald Trump says.

US Senate Republicans block gun policy debate

A first attempt by Democrats to respond to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, has failed in the US Senate.

US President Joe Biden says country ‘must act’ on mass shootings

Americans have been urged to stand up to the gun lobby, as a visibly shaken Joe Biden addressed the nation after a gunman killed 21 at a Texas primary school.

Texas school shooting deaths rise to 21

A mass shooting at a primary school in the US state of Texas has left at least 18 children and three adults dead, with the teenage suspect also losing his life.