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PHOTOS: Teen gunmen unleashed horror at Columbine in 1999

FILE - In this April 22, 1999, file photo, Columbine High School students, from left, Darcy Craig, Molly Byrne and Emily Dubin stop to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial set up in a park near the high school in Littleton, Colo. On April 20, 1999, two teenage gunmen went on a killing rampage at Columbine High School in suburban Denver. Photo: (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
FILE - In this April 22, 1999, file photo, Columbine High School students, from left, Darcy Craig, Molly Byrne and Emily Dubin stop to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial set up in a park near the high school in Littleton, Colo. On April 20, 1999, two teenage gunmen went on a killing rampage at Columbine High School in suburban Denver.

April 16, 2019 12:48 PM

On April 20, 1999, two teenage gunmen dressed in black trench coats went on a rampage at Columbine High School in suburban Denver.

They shot and killed 12 classmates and a teacher and wounded two dozen others in what was then the deadliest U.S. school shooting. The boys then took their own lives.

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The shooting shocked the country as it played out on TV news shows from coast to coast. Images from the scene showed terrified students fleeing the school , SWAT officers waiting to enter and an injured boy trying to escape through a window.

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