Colorado officials commit to school safety and mental health

May 15, 2019 | CNN

Officials in Colorado made school safety and mental health a priority Monday, nearly a week after a Denver-area school shooting left one dead and eight injured.

A gunman started shooting during an English class last Tuesday at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Douglas County. The gunman was tackled by other students who wrestled the gun away.

As a result of the shooting, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously for a $10 million commitment to school safety and mental health. The commissioners will discuss how the one-time lump sum will be spent at their May 28 meeting.

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