The student in the Great Mills High School shooting in Maryland was prohibited from possessing a handgun. Raising the age limit on gun purchases isn’t going to work as this incident in Maryland shows.

Via The Daily Caller

The student who shot two people at a Maryland school on Tuesday was legally prohibited from possessing or owning the firearm he used.

The shooter, identified as 17-year-old Austin Rollins, was well below Maryland’s 21-year age requirement to purchase or possess a handgun. Nonetheless, he reportedly used a 9 mm Glock to carry out the shooting.

Law enforcement officials say they are tracing the gun to determine its owner, reports the Baltimore Sun.

Rollins allegedly shot two of his classmates before he was killed, although it is still unclear if he killed himself or was shot by a school resource officer. A 14-year-old boy who was shot is in “good condition,” while a 16-year-old girl is stable.

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