Karl Pierson, the 18-year-old who opened fire on a high school in Colorado "held strong political beliefs" according to his classmates.
After opening fire at Denver's Arapahoe High School in what the local county sheriff said was most likely a "revenge attack" on a teacher, the teenager fatally shot himself.
A 15-year-old girl was seriously injured in the attack, and two other students were wounded, but have since been released from hospital.
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One story dominates Thursday's front pages with some newspapers printing emotive pleas to voters to keep the United Kingdom as one.
After a mild start temperatures should pick up, with the south of England seeing highs of 26C.
In Edinburgh tonight you can hear it and feel it. The buzz, the banter of the day and the thrilling sense something big is coming tomorrow.