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Bianca Britz, left, a freshman at Arapahoe High School, is comforted Friday by her father Stephan Britz as he reunites with her at Euclid Middle School, one of the reunification centers, following a shooting incident at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. REUTERS/Mark Leffingwell

Student opens fire at Colorado school, wounds two classmates


CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire Friday with a shotgun at a suburban Denver high school, wounding a fellow student before killing himself.

Quick-thinking students at Arapahoe High School alerted the targeted teacher, who quickly left the building. The scene unfolded on the eve of the Newtown massacre anniversary, a somber reminder of the ever-present potential for violence in the nation’s schools.

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