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Belgian Students Retrace Teen Shooter's Steps

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Belgian Students Retrace Teen Shooter's Steps

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Belgian Students Retrace Teen Shooter's Steps

Belgian Students Retrace Teen Shooter's Steps

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When a high school student in Finland shot and killed eight people and himself late last year, European Union leaders rushed to tighten gun laws that allowed minors to purchase firearms. Justice ministers of the 27 member states approved the measures last week. But one Belgian city that suffered its own teen shooting isn't counting on laws to keep its kids safe. It's taking some surprising steps of its own.