Suspect’s parents also charged in Michigan school shooting

Q: In an unusual move, authorities have also arrested and charged the parents of a 15-year-old boy accused of killing four fellow students and wounding eight more people last week in Oxford, Michigan. Where is Michigan?

Circle the area on this map

Q: The parents each face four counts of involuntary manslaughter, even though gun owners are rarely charged in school shootings. There have been much deadlier school shootings than Oxford. Where was the worst?

A. Blacksburg, Virginia

B. Columbine, Colorado

C. Parkland, Florida

D. Newton, Connecticut

Q: Overall, Virginia Tech was the nation’s third-deadliest mass shooting. Where was the worst?

A. California

B. Florida

C. Nevada

D. Texas

Q: Police say the handgun used by the Oxford shooting suspect was bought by his father as a Christmas present for his son. The teen described the weapon as “my beauty” on Instagram. U.S. civilians own 393 million small arms - 120.5 guns for every 100 residents. Which nation ranks second in the number of civilian-owned guns?

A. Brazil

B. China

C. India

D. Indonesia

Q: Despite being shown their son’s drawing of a shooting with the words “help me,” the Oxford parents refused to take the teen out of school shortly before the shooting. According to FBI records, there are warning signs before U.S. active shooting incidents ...

A. Almost always

B. Sometimes

C. Very rarely

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