“We know risk factors are things like trauma, isolation, suicidality, depression, and hopelessness, being in crisis, spending more time in the dark corners of the internet — things that we knew the pandemic kind of exacerbated,” she said. “And then on top of that, we saw record gun sales. So we know that there’s just more guns that can get into the hands of kids.”
The following article discusses the uprise in gun violence and threats in Indiana schools. Utilizing research from The Violence Project, the article discusses commonalities between perpetrators as well as provide recommendations for how schools should handle threats.
Author: Lee Gaines
Source: NPR Indianapolis – WFYI