A broader look into factors contributing to school shootings

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: May 29, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 29, 2022 4:00 AM CT

An incident involving a student with a gun at White Station High School last week, following on the heels of the Uvalde, Texas, mass school shooting earlier in the week, was but the latest reminder of the increasing frequency of mass shootings. Leaders continue to struggle to find solutions. 


White Station High School Robb Elementary School Uvalde Texas Mayor Jim Strickland Amy Weirich Steve Mulroy Memphis-Shelby County Schools Cummings Elementary School Tennessee General Assembly Lt. Gov. Randy McNally State Rep. Chris Todd Sen. London Lamar Mark White NRA Alyssa Stewart Subscriber Only

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.

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