STL School Shooting Postscript: White House Demands Assault Weapon Ban

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At Least Six Injured in Shooting at St. Louis High School

Six people were injured after a gunman opened fire inside the Central Visual & Performing Arts High School in St. Louis, Missouri, cops confirmed to The Daily Beast on Monday. Cops said the gunman, identified only as a "male suspect," was taken into custody shortly after he opened fire around 9 a.m.

St Louis: Three dead, six injured after school shooting

At least three people, including the suspect, have died and six others are injured after a shooting at a high school in St Louis, Missouri. The gunman entered Central Visual & Performing Arts High School shortly after 09:00 local time (13:00 GMT) on Monday.

White House asks for assault weapons ban after St. Louis school shooting

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - There are many organizations and politicians releasing statements after a gunman opened fire at a school in St. Louis today. Few of them can do much about it. The White House issued a statement today asking for a bill to ban assault weapons from the senate.

'It's a nightmare': Father in disbelief after daughter killed in shooting at St. Louis high school

Her dad said she had an outgoing personality, loved to dance and was a member of her high school's junior varsity dance team. ST. LOUIS - Tears streamed down Andre Bell's face when he got the heartbreaking telephone call Monday morning. "It's a nightmare," Bell said.

'She was a great teacher:' Missouri lawmaker pays tribute to former teacher killed in school shooting

Rep. LaKeySha Bosley (D-St Louis) paid tribute to school shooting victims at a candlelight vigil. One of the victims was her former teacher. ST. LOUIS - When LaKeySha Bosley approached the stage to speak to a crowd of mourners grieving a school shooting, she wasn't just another politician promising to pass gun control measures.

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