campus shooting en Teacher Who Died Trying To End Shooting Remembered As A Hero Michael Landsberry, the 45-year-old middle school math teacher and Afghan War veteran who was killed Monday trying to talk down a student shooter at a Nevada middle school, is being remembered as a hero.<p>Witnesses at Sparks Middle School in the city of Sparks, near Reno, described how Landsberry approached the armed 13-year-old boy and tried to get him to surrender a semi-automatic pistol he had used to shoot two fellow students. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:31:36 +0000 Scott Neuman 8992 at Teacher Who Died Trying To End Shooting Remembered As A Hero Newtown Shooter May Have Taken Cues From Norway Massacre Investigators trying to piece together a motive in December's killings in Newtown, Conn., believe that 20-year-old shooter Adam Lanza may have been inspired by a similar 2011 massacre in Norway.<p><em>The Hartford Courant</em> and CBS News report that authorities searching through Lanza's belongings after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary discovered several news articles about Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway in July 2011.<p>CBS, <a href="">citing unnamed investigators</a>, reports that Lanza saw himself in direct compet Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:28:06 +0000 Scott Neuman 6649 at UT Police Release Report on Campus Shooting Response <p>When a 19-year-old University of Texas sophomore <a href="">terrified the campus with an AK-47</a> last September, police from different agencies struggled to communicate with each other as they sought to secure the situation. That was one of many findings contained in <a href="">a report</a> released today by the University of Texas Police Department.</p> Mon, 18 Jul 2011 19:07:07 +0000 Nathan Bernier 1974 at UT Police Release Report on Campus Shooting Response Google Map of Campus Shootings <p>Our friends at <a href="">Reporting Texas</a>, an internet news site edited by journalism graduate students at the University of Texas, just put together <a href="">this interactive Google Map</a> of college shootings across America.&nbsp; It seems particularly timely, given that it&#39;s been a little over a month since 19-year-old Colton Tooley <a href="">brought his AK-47</a> to the UT-Austin campus. Mon, 01 Nov 2010 20:46:17 +0000 Nathan Bernier 166 at Google Map of Campus Shootings