Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Deer Creek Shooting, Here We Go Again

Two schools, 11 years. Who would have thought it could happen again, let alone in the same neighborhood.

Jefferson County Sheriff's officers set up a roadblock near Deer Creek Middle School, where an unidentified man shot two students Tuesday. Photo by Sean Mullins .

Mackenzie Owens, a Deer Creek student, is comforted by her mother shortly after the shooting. Owens said "I saw the shooting. We only heard one shot." Photo by Sean Mullins .

Ashley Marcon, a Deer Creek Student, is comforted by her family shortly after the shooting at Deer Creek Middle School. Ashley's mother said "she saw the victims come into the room after the shooting." Photo by Sean Mullins .

I was in 8th grade at Dear Creek during the Columbine shootings. Today is a jarring reminder that these things can happen anywhere, anytime.

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