Austin Wyatt Rollins
Austin Wyatt Rollins has been identified as the latest high school shooter, which took place at a Maryland high school on Tuesday morning. The shooting left two students wounded.
17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins was gunned down during gunfire exchanged with a campus security officer, reports say. Austin Wyatt Rollins was a senior student at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County. Learn more about him in his top ten facts below.
#1 He wounded two fellow students
A 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy were wounded and taken to hospitals. The girl was in intensive care with life-threatening critical injuries, while the boy was in good condition.
#2 He may have had a relationship with the wounded female
According to a statement from county Sheriff Timothy Cameron –Austin Wyatt Rollins and the 16-year-old girl that resulted injured, were in a relationship a while ago. She has been named as 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey.
#3 Rollins used a semiautomatic handgun
Rollins pulled out a Glock semiautomatic handgun around 7:55 a.m. in a hallway and shot the students, the sheriff said. The attack, which lasted less than a minute.
#4 He was stopped by the school resource officer
The shooting ended after, Deputy 1st Class Sheriff Blaine Gaskill, ran inside the building and engaged with Rollins. They allegedly both fired a single round almost simultaneously. The officer was not harmed.
#5 He died at the hospital
Rollins was confirmed deceased around 11:00 am; after being taken to a hospital. He was transported to Charles Regional Medical Center
#6 Austin Wyatt Rollins was an honor student
Rollins was actually an honor student at Great Mills High School. He was listed in the school’s honor roll multiple times, as reported by local media.
#7 His father served in the Air Force
Austin Wyatt Rollins is the son of Rocky Rollins –a Nebraska native who served in the Air Force. The family moved to Maryland from Tennessee in 2004.
#8 He was active in social media
His social media shows, that he lived in Lexington Park, Maryland, and was a big Nascar fan.
#9 He was a popular student
According from Facebook photos, the 17-year-old engaged in numerous social activities –despite the general belief that only introverted kids display this type of violent behavior.
#10 He wasn’t dating anybody at the time of the shooting
Rollins was listed as single on social media.