Posted by Amy Tiemann
on May 29th, 2012 in Featured
| Comments Off on Gunfire at elementary school shatters Chapel Hill’s feeling of safety
Last Friday the quiet tranquility of Chapel Hill on a warm spring afternoon was pierced by the sirens of emergency vehicles rushing to the scene of a crisis. Through my office window, I saw a parade of fire trucks, police cars, and ambulances drive by in quick succession. Something was clearly going on, more than a fire drill, I thought, but nothing prepared me for the news that there was a shooting at the elementary school only two blocks away.
That was all that we knew at first: there was...