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Columbine Shooting Aftermath 2002

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Three Years Later...

April 22, 2002 -- After months of investigation it was determined in an independent investigation by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office the shot that killed Danny was fired by Eric Harris but it was never made clear whether Danny had been shot by an officer or not. Brian Rohrbough offered a public apology to Sergeant Dan O'Shea for blaming him for Danny's death. "We're sorry for the pain and frustration we have caused him," Brian Rorhbough told the press.

Spring, 2002 -- The last class to attend Columbine during the shootings of 1999 graduates. You can see photos from the event below.

Senior class of Columbine High School - 2002
Lauren Maestas, Jamie Conwell, Alexandra Goldberg, Eric Long, Stephanie Salmon and Lauren Beyer pose on Rebel Hill. The Class of 2002 was the last graduating class to have been at Columbine High School during the 4-20-1999 shootings.
Jamie Conwell, Columbine senior of the '02 class, hangs out with friends.
Craig Scott, of Columbine's 2002 graduating class (and victim Rachel Scott's younger brother), decorates his girlfriend's room to ask her to prom, with the help of friends. Craig was in the library during the shootings of 1999 and was hiding alongside friends Matt Kechter and Isaiah Shoels when they were shot.
Craig Scott and Alex Goldberg dance at the Seniors' Ball of 2002.
Principal Frank DeAngelis attends the 2002 Seniors' Ball as well. Mr DeAngelis was the principal of the high school during the shootings.

Brian Bay, student in the graduating class and friend of victim Steve Curnow, hard at work.
Becky Kwernland and Liz Nowlan with graduating class
Closest to the camera are Becky Kwernland and Liz Nowlan, along with the rest of the graduating class of 2002.

October 11, 2002 -- Independent film-maker Michael Moore releases the controversial film Bowling for Columbine, a 'documentary' about gun control in America. Read this site's review of the film here.