ダレルスコット, コロンバインの最初の犠牲者レイチェルスコットの父, 参加しました “数が多い” 水曜日、恐ろしい銃撃を振り返り、将来の校内暴力を防ぐための彼の使命について話し合う.
“If you take the horrible winding road back through every school massacre, スクールシューティング, it leads back to Columbine and eventually leads back to my daughter, who was the first of close to 200 students now that have been killed over the last 23 年,” スコットは言った.
火曜日に, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos entered Robb Elementary School and opened fire on students, 殺害 19 子供と2人の教師. Prior to entering the building, Ramos shot his grandmother. Authorities say Ramos acted alone and was shot and killed by a Border Patrol officer. Police have not yet identified a motive.
As the death toll mounted throughout the day, parents and the Uvalde community searched for their children and faced the fear of losing a child.
“One of the most horrible things is not knowing,” Scott shared, remembering his own experience of losing his daughter.
Tuesday’s shooting is the deadliest school incident in the U.S. since the Sandy Hook elementary shooting in 2012.
なので school districts nationwide ramp up security, Darrell Scott offered a message of hope.
Rachel’s Challenge, a not-for-profit organization inspired by Rachel’s legacy, works to combat school shootings by focusing efforts on the main causes of youth violence.
“There’s hardening the target, but they’re softening the heart,” スコットは言った. “And our whole mission is to soften the hearts of young people because most of these school shootings are done by students themselves.”
Darrell Scott and Rachel’s Challenge offer a glimmer of hope following another dark day in modern American history.
“There are eight school shootings we know of that would have taken place if it hadn’t been for Rachel’s Challenge,” スコットは言った.
フォックス・ニュース’ Greg Norman and Bill Melugin contributed to this report.