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Molly Hennessy-Fiske
5 days of school shootings, lockdowns, scares jolt U.S. campuses
5 days of school shootings, lockdowns, scares jolt U.S. campuses

Every day this week a shooting, lockdown or scare jolted five campuses across the nation.  5) Friday: South Carolina State University was locked down for several hours Friday afternoon after a fatal shooting outside a dormitory left one student dead. Authorities are searching for at least four suspects off campus, University Police Chief Mernard Clarkson told reporters.  4) Thursday: Columbine High School, where 12 students were killed in a 1999 shooting, was placed on "lockout" for several hours as police investigated telephone threats made to the school, in Littleton, Colo. The lockout, which was lifted several hours later, prevented anyone from...

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