Mental Health And School Shootings: The Story Of A Near-Miss In Atlanta

May 7, 2018

 

In the United States, school shootings have been one of the most hotly debated topics in 2018.

 

The issue was re-ignited in February, when 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida

 

 

In some cases, the people behind these crimes are dealing with a form of mental illness, including one man who attempted a school shooting in Atlanta in 2013.

Michael Brandon Hill

GPB's Leah Fleming and intern Destiny Robinson examine the story of Michael Brandon Hill in a pair of audio pieces, including conversations with Hill's family, his public defender, and a mental health expert.