Police in Henrico County, Virginia, gave the all clear Wednesday evening after searching a school where there was a report of an active shooter, authorities said.
The gunman at the Illinois manufacturing business where five employees were killed and five police officers were wounded was being let go by the company, Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night.
Central Washington University has learned more about the events leading up to Wednesday's false reports of an active shooter on campus.
A much-criticized video game that would let players shoot up a school has been pulled from a digital storefront just days before its release.
A suspect who had barricaded himself on Tuesday in his Panama City, Florida, home after an earlier shooting was later found dead in the residence, authorities said.
President Donald Trump grew indignant on Thursday in opposing "active shooter drills" in schools, making a rare reference to his own son as he described the practice as "crazy."