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Sparks Middle School Shooting (2013)
Sparks, Nev., school shooter watched violent video games, report says
Sparks, Nev., school shooter watched violent video games, report says

The 12-year-old boy who opened fire with a semiautomatic handgun at Sparks Middle School last October, killing a teacher and wounding two students before turning the gun on himself, had watched violent video games for months and wrote two conflicting notes about his motives in the attack, according to a police investigation released Tuesday. Jose Reyes killed math teacher Michael Landsberry, 45, on a basketball court behind the school just before classes began on Monday, Oct. 21. He then shot and wounded two boys before killing himself in this working-class community east of Reno. Sparks Police Chief Steven Keefer said the boy’s parents would not be charged in connection with the...

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