On November 19, 1999, Victor Cordova Jr.,12, fired into the lobby of Deming Middle School hitting Araceli Tena, aged 13, in the back of the head. She died the following day.died. Cordova since has been charged with the shooting. He had said to fellow students on the day before the shooting that he would "make history blasting this school." Apparently, Cordova had been extremely depressed and angry in recent months, after the death of his mother in Febuary of that year.
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