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Sybil Wilkes ‘What You Need To Know’ March 23rd, 2023

by Black America Web

1. High School Shooting for 3rd Consecutive Day

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What You Need to Know:


For the third consecutive day, a shooting was reported at an American high school. A manhunt began Wednesday morning after two administrators were shot at a Denver, Colorado high school. The adults were injured after a handgun was discovered on a student who was the subject of daily searches.


News reports indicate the “shooting happened just before 10 a.m. in an area away from classrooms as the student was undergoing a daily search as part of a “safety plan,” due to previous behavior, officials said. One of the administrators was critically injured and was undergoing surgery at an area hospital. The second victim was treated and released. Both victims are male. 


As of Wednesday evening, authorities identified the student, by name, originally identified as a 5’5” Black male, with an Afro hairstyle, wearing a hoodie. 


The Associated Press reported a student opened fire at a Dallas-area school Monday morning, killing one student and injuring another before being arrested on a capital murder charge, police said.


The shooting began on a high school campus in the suburb of Arlington, Texas, around 6:55 a.m., before many students arrived for the first day back to classes after the spring break, according to police and school district officials.


Arlington Police reported that a male student who was shot died at a hospital and a female victim was treated after being “grazed” by shrapnel. Social media posts identified the deceased student as 16-year-old Jashawn Poirier. A 15-year student was arrested after being located by police. The video showed the suspect firing a long gun into a crowd of students just before 7 a.m.


Wednesday classes were canceled after a shooting Tuesday afternoon in a parking lot on the campus of Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas. One student was hospitalized with injuries described as…

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