Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A school shooting is an incident in which gun violence occurs at an educational institution. The term school shooting is most commonly used to describe acts committed by a student or intruders upon the school campus. School shooting is a topic of intense interest in the United States. A thorough study of all United States school shootings by the U.S. Secret Service warned against the belief that a certain "type" of student would be a perpetrator - profile would fit too many students to be useful and may not apply to a potential perpetrator. Learn more about the most recent shootings at educational institutions in the United States in this book.