The 16-year-old shooter who opened fire inside Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California on his birthday on Thursday has been revealed to be a junior at the school, authorities said.
Identified by CBS News as Nathaniel Berhow, the half-Japanese, half-white teen reportedly stormed the school before the start of classes on Thursday morning.
A shooting at a high school in Southern California on Thursday morning has left two victims dead and three students injured, the New York Times reports.
According to the local authorities, the suspected shooter was apprehended about an hour after the shooting was reported at 8 a.m. at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita.
As the U.S. continues to figure out how to deal with mass school shootings, the idea of placing police and armed guards on campuses is a regular topic in the media and online discussions.
Now, halfway across the world, a nation is trying to adopt this very solution to a problem that does not even exist there.
British-Chinese comedian Ken Cheng has recently gone viral for his observational tweet in the wake of the Parkland Shooting.
“Terrorism is one of the only areas where white people do most of the work and get none of the credit,” he said on February 16, just two days after the massacre that left 17 dead.
terrorism is one of the only areas where white people do most of the work and get none of the credit
— Ken Cheng (@kenchengcomedy) February 16, 2018