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Justin Timberlake visits Santa Fe shooting victim still recovering in hospital

Justin Timberlake visits Santa Fe shooting victim still recovering in hospital

Several students and parents said schools need more armed security guards and armed teachers to prevent attacks.

The trip was supposed to take place later this month, and as of right now, the event has not been canceled.

On Friday, a group of Santa Fe High School students called for stronger home gun storage laws.

There was an outpour of grief as family members and friends said farewell to Sabika Sheikh, the 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in a Texas high school shooting last week.

Dimitrios Pagourtzis was arrested and charged with capital murder and aggravated assault of a peace officer.

The Houston Rockets will give free tickets to Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals to Santa Fe High School seniors, first responders and school representatives, almost a week after a shooting at the Texas school left 10 people dead, a lot of them students. Thirteen people were also wounded in a shooting that stunned the community and deeply affected Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta, a native of nearby Galveston who played against Santa Fe's football team while in high school.

More news: Warriors’ Game 6 Revival Keeps Series Alive Against the Rockets

Following her death, her father, Abdul Aziz Sheikh, urged President Donald Trump to not let Sabika's death, and the thousands before her's, go to vain.

The body of a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Texas arrived before dawn Wednesday in the port city of Karachi, where her family lived and where she was being buried.

Sabika Sheikh had been due to return home to Pakistan in just a few weeks' time, ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid.

Her family was notified on Friday that Sabika was one of the 10 killed at the hands of a gunman inside of Sante Fe High School.

There have been more deaths in United States school shootings so far in 2018 than there have been deaths in the U.S. military, according to an analysis by the Washington Post.

Gun control advocates have criticised what they see as minor changes amid continued support for the NRA from leading politicians.


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