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Evening Shooting Outside Ohio Middle School Leaves 1 Dead; At Least 42 Killed and 77 Injured at Schools in 2018
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Two people have been arrested following a mid-July shooting outside an Ohio middle school that left one dead.
The shooting unfolded on the evening of July 11 in the Milkovich Middle School driveway in Maple Heights. Officials say a 911 call notified dispatchers of a fight outside the school. Officers responded to the school grounds and found 20-year-old Darnez Conion with a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital, where he later died.
In 2018, at least 42 people have been killed and 77 have been injured due to shootings at schools. Learn more about each incident with our interactive map:
This map includes school shootings that took place on campus where a person was injured or killed. Incidents resulting in injury are labeled blue, while incidents resulting in death are labeled red. The most recent incident is indicated with a larger icon. Click on the icons to see details about each incident.
Nationally, nearly 1,300 children (17 years old and younger) die from gunshot wounds each year and 5,790 are treated for injuries, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. While unintentional firearm deaths and homicides of children have decreased in recent years, suicides have spiked.
Among child gun deaths between 2012 and 2014, 53 percent were homicides, 38 percent were suicides, and 6 percent were unintentional.
Less than 3 percent of youth homicides and less than 1 percent of youth suicides occur at school, according to a recent report by the National Center for Education Statistics.
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