The Columbine shooting is one of many mass shootings that have happened in the U.S that resulted in the deaths of 12 high school students and one teacher along with injuring more than 20 other students. Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17 who later turned the gun on themselves, were responsible for the shooting. Around 11:10 am the day of the shooting, the two teens entered the school cafeteria and placed two duffel bags each containing a twenty-pound propane bomb set to explode at 11:17 a.m. The two teens left the building and sat in their car waiting for the bomb to detonate, which never did. When the bombs failed to detonate, Harris and Klebold began their shooting spree. At approximately 11:19 a.m., Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, began shooting fellow students outside Columbine High School. They then moved inside the school where they shot many victims in the library (Columbine High School shootings,2009).
By 11:35 there were 12 students dead, along with one teacher and more than 20 other injured students, by 12pm they have both turned the guns on themselves, taking their own lives. It is believed that their real intention was to detonate the bomb in hopes of taking hundreds of lives. Days after the incident, investigators found that Harris and Klebold purposely chose athletes, minorities and Christians as their victims and one student named Cassie Bernall, was asked by Harris if she believed in god, when she answered