Helena Ramsay

 

 

Age: 17

 

Summary: eleventh-grade student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the Miami metropolitan area of Parkland, Florida who was among one of the 17 victims killed in that school's massacre when 19-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz began shooting indiscriminately at students and staff members with an assault rifle outside a three-story building after activating a fire alarm at the South Florida high school campus before the suspected shooter was arrested in a residential area of neighboring Coral Springs shortly after leaving the scene, in which it became the deadliest school shooting in United States history since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 that came at a period of heightened public support for gun control following attacks in Las Vegas, Nevada and Sutherland Springs, Texas respectively in October and November 2017.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot

 

Born: January 19, 2001

 

Died: February 14, 2018

 

Location: Parkland, Florida