One dead, one wounded in Alberta school shooting

from CBC.ca archives | Mon, 26 Apr 1999

TABER, ALBERTA - In an incident with echoes of last week's rampage in Littleton, Colorado, one student was shot dead and one critically wounded at W.R. Myers High School in Taber, Alberta at lunchtime on Wednesday.

Witnesses say the shooting in Taber was carried out by a Grade 9 dropout from the victims' school who was wearing a dark blue trenchcoat.

According to students at the school, the shooting suspect, who has not been identified, was "not very popular," and was the subject of teasing and name-calling.

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