The shooting at a Santa Fe High School in Galveston County, Texas, left 10 people killed and 10 others injured after a gunman believed to be a student opened fire at a high school. This comes barley three months after Americans were shaken by the massacre at a Florida high school in February.
The suspect, 17-year-old student Dimitrios Pagourtzis was charged with capital murder and is yet to enter a plea. He has also been denied bond and is being held in solitary confinement.
Among the dead are an exchange student and a substitute teacher.
Here are the vicrims of the shooting:
The Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C., confirmed that exchange student Sabika Sheikh was killed in the shooting. Sabika was an exchange student with YES, which is funded by the U.S. State Department. It provides scholarships for secondary school students from countries with significant Muslim populations to spend one academic year in the U.S.
Substitute teacher Ann Perkins was killed in the shooting. According to those who knew her, she was a beloved teacher and was well-loved in the community, CBS Dallas / Fort Worth reports .
Students and other members of the Santa Fe community posted tributes to “Grandma Perkins,” as they referred to her.
Family members described Angelique Ramirez as “busting at the seams with energy and laughter. Vivacious” to CBS Houston affiliate KHOU .
“She had so much ahead of her,” the family said. “CREATIVE beyond belief! She was a magnificent caretaker and a staple in her family. She stood up for what was right and made friends with anyone she saw as a good soul. A beautiful child finding her way and hopeful for her future. Beyond her years”
Angelique’s aunt posted on Facebook that she has a “broken heart and a soul.”