The signs were there

Classmates say there may have been warning signs that school shooter was troubled :

Parson Graves says Jeff Weise’s (weesez) artwork might have been a red flag. Graves says one of Weise’s pictures, which was hanging in class, was of a skeleton wearing a helmet with a swastika on it. It bore the words “march to the death song ’til your boots fill with blood.”

Weise also is said to have joked that he thought it would be cool to shoot up a high school. Classmate Ashley Morrison says nobody took Weise seriously — but now she wishes they had.

This is why I get upset when people say that school and police overreact to situations like this and dismiss it as “artistic expression” or “kids being kids”. I’d rather there be an overreaction than an underreaction.

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