Aug. 27: The shooting took place on the first day of classes. Several hundred students were in the cafeteria, where the sound of gunfire initially seemed like just another piece of the aural landscape. Students said it sounded like the pop of air that escapes when a bag of chips is opened, or the clap of a door slamming shut. Read the complete story. Read full coverage of the event.
Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun
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