...but of course it is a lot less likely to happen here because we have less weapons on the streets mainly because we have always had decent gun controls, the handgun ban of 1997 has reduced gun deaths even more.
I am not going to harp on about isolated incidents like this, what is far more important is the overall statistics - around 29,000 killed by guns in the US compared to around 160 people killed in the UK - if that doesn't tell us something I don't know what does.
Unfortunately incidents like this make headlines and get people's attention rather than mere stats - it even took a Dunblane to get a ban here. But decisions should be based on stats not isolated incidents.
The Tory press use isolated incidents to make their case and it is working, but when you go to vote in a few weeks, remember the stats on the economy, public services, you name it, are with Labour. Use your head and don't believe the Tory hype.