According to data from the CDC, researchers found that in 2020 firearm-related injuries became the leading cause of death among children and adolescents.
BOGALUSA, La. — Counselors are back on campus for students and staff inside Bogalusa City Schools.
“We’re just trying to make sure they’re safe at school,” Superintendent Lisa Tanner said.
Tanner says the murder of student Ronie Taylor, 15, Friday night has ripple effects. Police say two 14-year-old students were shot but survived. It happened during a birthday party attended by dozens of teenagers, many also students.
Source: ‘We don’t realize all the things our children deal with’ | Bogalusa City School counselors address a nationwide gun problem