outrage: a strong feeling of anger, shock, upset or disapproval
Parents Outraged After 6-Year-Old Student Shoots Teacher
A 6-year-old student in Newport News, Virginia, shot his first-grade teacher in January. She was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, but is now recovering. During a school board meeting, parents were outraged at the lack of safety at the school. This is the third shooting on school grounds in Newport News in 18 months. A security guard and metal detectors have been introduced at the school, but some say it is not enough.
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