How could this have possibly happened?? Aren't schools declared to be "Gun free zones".
2 principals shot at Tennessee school on snow day
Published: 2/10/10, 4:46 PM EDT
By BETH RUCKER
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say a Tennessee elementary school principal is in critical condition after she and an assistant principal were shot and wounded by a co-worker at their office.
The shooting at Inskip Elementary School in Knoxville happened Wednesday afternoon about an hour after all the children were dismissed for a snow day.
Forty-eight-year-old Mark Stephen Foster is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder.
Police say Foster was a co-worker, but wouldn't say what his job was. The school's Web site identifies Foster as a fourth-grade teacher.
University of Tennessee Medical Center officials said Principal Elisa Luna was in critical condition and Assistant Principal Amy Brace was in stable condition.
A school spokeswoman says classes are canceled for the rest of the week.