By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The country is shaken by a tragic shooting at the Municipal School Tasso da Silveira in Rio de Janeiro's western Realengo area of Zona Oeste (West zone). A gunman killed nine girls and one boy between the ages of 12 and 14. Thirteen children are being treated in various hospitals, four of which are in critical condition.
The gunman is identified as 23-year-old Wellington Menezes de Oliveira, a former student at the school. Around 8:30AM, he entered the school saying he was going to give a . . .