‘Why is this happening?’ Colorado reckons with another school shooting

The recent attack at Stem School Highlands Ranch was the 15th US school shooting this year, in a state that has been ground zero of an epidemic Two little girls played in the grass outside Stem School Highlands Ranch in Douglas County, Colorado, where a school shooting took place on 7 May. The girls parents solemnly looked over a shrine. Flowers, teddy bears and a six-pack of Coca-Cola had been laid under a photo of the schools hero, 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo, who was killed while tackling one of two student shooters. 15th school shooting this year in the US, according to CNN. It took place eight miles away from Columbine high school, patient zero in an epidemic that has provoked …