Columbine and its aftermath: "23 years later"
9) May 19, 2019 in many ways - was the sad epilogue to the horrible tragedy of April 20, 1999 <45th OP>
Austin Eubanks (October 7, 1981 - May 19, 2019) died exactly three year ago to the day, in his home in Steamboat Colorado, presumably due to a drug-overdose. He was a graduate of Columbine High School, (Class of 2000), and is survived by his two children.
Austin Eubanks had an opioid addiction that he spoke openly about, trying to educate the public about this epidemic and crisis plaguing (rural) America.
The difference between Austin’s story and countless other people’s addiction to opioids, is the fact that Austin got hooked on these drugs within minutes after suffering a few gunshot wounds to his hand and knee. He was a 17 year old junior in high school, when this happened.
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