Why didn't Rasheem Smith tell teachers about Asa Coon?

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It is hard to understand why this witness didn't alert teachers or authorities more quickly! Linked from http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2007/10/witness_said_school_shooter_lo.html --- SuccessTech Academy sophomore Rasheem Smith, 15, was in a fourth floor bathroom Wednesday when he saw Asa Coon change clothes moments before he went on a shooting rampage. Coon removed his slacks and a red and gray hooded sweatshirt and put on black jeans and Marilyn Manson concert T-shirt, Smith said. When...Read Full Story

Quote from SuccessTech Academy Teacher's Union

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Linked from http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2007/10/successtech_parents_wanted_met.html --- Joanne DeMarco, president of the Cleveland Teachers Union, said, SuccessTech has high-achieving students. "This would be the last place you would think they would have an incident."Read Full Story

Ohio School Shooting, SuccessTech Academy

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Yet another sad story about a school shooting in the United States... this time in Cleveland. A 14 year old student named Asa Coons shot several classmates, a teacher, and then himself. He had been suspended from school, and had a history of mental health problems.Read Full Story