USA: At least six people were injured in a fire near a high school in Colorado

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At six they went up fire wounded who fell near a high school in Serum of Colorado, at USA. They are all teenagers aged 14 to 18. According to an announcement by the local Police, however, their lives are not in danger. The perpetrators of the attack, who are probably members of a gang.

According to Vanessa Wilson, its leader Police in Serum, the six victims were all attending a high school near the park where the perpetrators opened fire. One of the children had to undergo “emergency surgery” but “we were told that the injuries he suffered were not fatal,” she said. Mr. Wilson.

Bullet casings of various calibers were found on the spot Police. It is believed that one or more perpetrators opened fire from a car or cars in motion.

Asked by a journalist about this method of action, which refers to gangs, the Vanessa Wilson he limited himself to saying that “the investigation is still in its infancy”. “We will look into all possibilities,” he added, calling on eyewitnesses and neighbors to contact authorities as efforts intensify to locate the suspects.

The police chief described the violence with the use of firearms as a “public health crisis” and added that “everyone should be” outraged “by what happened in Serum.

Some of the worst massacres have taken place in Colorado

The state Colorado, in the west USA., has experienced some of the worst carnage of its kind in the country’s history.

In 1999, two teenagers killed 12 of their classmates and a teacher at their school in Columbine. In 2012, a heavily armed man killed 12 spectators inside a movie theater in Serum, during the screening of the film «The Dark Knight Rises» of the fantasy film series starring him Batman. In March, a man killed ten people inside a supermarket in Boulder, 50 km from Denver, its capital Colorado.

The so-called mass shootings, the attacks with the use of firearms that have more than four victims according to the definition of the American authorities, are a constant plague in USA.: committed in schools, shops, workplaces…

But roadblocks in the US Congress, where the influence of arms lobbies remains large, make any major progress on the issue unlikely, despite calls from politicians President Joe Biden including tightening the terms, conditions and controls on arms trafficking and possession.

According to statistics presented by the newspaper «The Washington Post», more than 256,000 students in the country have been exposed to some form of violence with the use of firearms since the massacre in Columbine. This number includes victims, eyewitnesses and young people who were forced to leave their schools in a hurry due to fires.

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