17-Year-Old Opens Fire at Iowa High School, Killing a Sixth-Grader and Wounding Seven Others on the First Day Back from Winter Break

PERRY, Iowa — A 17-year-old student at a small-town Iowa high school opened fire on the first day back from winter break, tragically killing a sixth-grader and injuring seven others. The victims included four students and three staffers. The suspected shooter was later identified as Dylan Butler, a student at Perry High School. Following the shooting, school superintendent Clark Wicks announced that classes will be canceled for the entire next week, with a planned return …

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