UPDATE 10:00 A.M., October 22: Police have confirmed that the middle school student responsible for the shooting at Sparks Middle School in Reno used a handgun taken from his parents. After shooting and killing a teacher, he shot and killed himself. The shooting took place just before students entered the building on the first day of school after fall break.
One student told CNN, "He was really a nice kid. He would make you smile when you were having bad day."
Another horrifying school shooting has left two people dead, this time in Nevada. Reports say the shooter, a student, shot and killed a staff member and two students were injured at Sparks Middle School. It's unclear what motivated the shooting.