Justin Jourdain, a 2008 graduate of Red Lake High School who was in the school during the shootings that occurred there in 2005, stands with a Red Lake Band of Chippewa flag signed by people from the reservation. Jourdain and others are taking two signed flags on a trip to Newtown, Conn., to offer comfort to the grieving community in the wake of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Red Lake grads to offer comfort to Newtown, Conn., families
RED LAKE – Justin Jourdain is among the few people who just might be able to understand.
Jourdain, a 2008 graduate of Red Lake High School, was in the school on March 21, 2005, when 16-year-old Jeff Weise shot and killed five students, a teacher and a security guard before killing himself.
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