Timeline of School Shootings
as of 01-31-11
|Name||Location||Date||Year||# of Victims|
|University of Texas Massacre||Austin, Texas, United States||August 1||1966||16|
|SC State killings1||Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States||February 8||1968||3|
|Kent State shootings1||Kent, Ohio, United States||May 4||1970||4|
|Jackson State shootings1||Jackson, Mississippi, United States||May 14–15||1970||2|
|Olean High School shooting1||Olean, New York, United States||December 30||1974||3|
|California State University, Fullerton massacre||Fullerton, California, United States||July 12||1976||7|
|Cleveland Elementary School shooting||San Diego, California, United States||January 29||1979||2|
|Deer Creek Middle School shooting||Littleton, Colorado, United States||April 7||1982||1|
|Parkway South Middle School shooting||Manchester, Missouri, United States||January 20||1983||2|
|Goddard Middle School shooting||Goddard, Kansas, United States||January 21||1985||1|
|Portland Junior High School shooting||Portland, Connecticut, United States||December 10||1985||1|
|Pine Forest Senior High School||Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States||May 6||1986||0|
|Pinellas Park High School shooting||Largo, Florida, United States||February 11||1988||1|
|Hubbard Woods School shooting||Winnetka, Illinois, United States||May 20||1988||1|
|Atlantic Shores Christian School shooting||Chesapeake, Virginia, United States||December 16||1988||1|
|Cleveland School massacre||Stockton, California, United States||January 17||1989||6|
|University of Iowa shooting||Iowa City, Iowa, United States||November 1||1991||6|
|Lindhurst High School shooting||Olivehurst, California, United States||May 1||1992||4|
|Palo Duro High School shooting||Amarillo, Texas, United States||September 11||1992||0|
|Berkner High School shooting||Richardson, Texas, United States||November 6||1992||1|
|Edward Tilden High School shooting||Chicago, Illinois, United States||November 20||1992||1|
|Simon’s Rock College of Bard shooting||Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States||December 14||1992||2|
|East Carter High School shooting||Grayson, Kentucky, United States||January 18||1993||2|
|Fairfax High School shooting||Los Angeles, California, United States||January 21||1993||1|
|Amityville High School shooting||Amityville, New York, United States||February 1||1993||1|
|Reseda High School shooting||Reseda, California, United States||February 22||1993||1|
|Wauwatosa West High School shooting||Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States||December 1||1993||1|
|Central Middle School shooting||Sheridan, Wyoming, United States||September 17||1993||1|
|Margaret Leary Elementary School shooting||Butte, Montana, United States||April 12||1994||1|
|Grimsley High School shooting||Greensboro, North Carolina, United States||October 12||1994||1|
|Wickliffe Middle School shooting||Wickliffe, Ohio, United States||November 7||1994||1|
|Blackville-Hilda High School shooting||Blackville, South Carolina, United States||October 12||1995||2|
|Richland High School shooting||Lynnville, Tennessee, United States||November 15||1995||2|
|Frontier Middle School shooting||Moses Lake, Washington, United States||February 2||1996||3|
|Hamilton High School shooting||Scottdale, Georgia, United States||February 2||1996||1|
|San Diego State University shooting||San Diego, California, United States||August 15||1996||3|
|Hetzel Union Building shooting||State College, Pennsylvania, United States||September 17||1996||1|
|Bethel Regional High School shooting||Bethel, Alaska, United States||February 19||1997||2|
|Pearl High School shooting||Pearl, Mississippi, United States||October 1||1997||2|
|Heath High School shooting||Paducah, Kentucky, United States||December 1||1997||3|
|Westside Middle School shooting||Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States||March 24||1998||5|
|Parker Middle School dance shooting1||Edinboro, Pennsylvania, United States||April 24||1998||1|
|Thurston High School shooting||Springfield, Oregon, United States||May 20||1998||2|
|Columbine High School massacre||Littleton, Colorado, United States||April 20||1999||13|
|Heritage High School shooting||Conyers, Georgia, United States||May 20||1999||0|
|Fort Gibson Middle School shooting||Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, United States||December 6||1999||0|
|Buell Elementary School shooting||Mount Morris Township, Michigan, United States||February 29||2000||1|
|Lake Worth Middle School shooting||Lake Worth, Florida, United States||May 26||2000||1|
|University of Arkansas shooting||Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States||August 28||2000||2|
|Santana High School shooting||Santee, California, United States||March 5||2001||2|
|Granite Hills High School shooting||El Cajon, California, United States||March 22||2001||0|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. High School shooting||Manhattan, New York, United States||January 15||2002||0|
|Appalachian School of Law shooting||Grundy, Virginia, United States||January 16||2002||3|
|John McDonogh High School shooting||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States||April 14||2003||1|
|Red Lion Area Junior High School shootings||Red Lion, Pennsylvania, United States||April 24||2003||2|
|Case Western Reserve University shooting||Cleveland, Ohio, United States||May 9||2003||1|
|Rocori High School shooting||Cold Spring, Minnesota, United States||September 24||2003||2|
|Columbia High School shooting||East Greenbush, New York, United States||February 9||2004||0|
|Fairleigh Dickinson University shooting||Florham Park, New Jersey, United States||April 4||2004||2|
|Randallstown High School shooting||Randallstown, Maryland, United States||May 7||2004||0|
|Red Lake Senior High School massacre||Red Lake, Minnesota, United States||March 21||2005||8|
|Campbell County High School shooting||Jacksboro, Tennessee, United States||November 8||2005||1|
|Pine Middle School shooting||Reno, Nevada, United States||March 14||2006||0|
|Essex Elementary School shooting||Essex, Vermont, United States||August 24||2006||2|
|Orange High School shooting||Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States||August 30||2006||1|
|Platte Canyon High School shooting||Bailey, Colorado, United States||September 27||2006||2|
|Weston High School shooting||Cazenovia, Wisconsin, United States||September 29||2006||1|
|Amish school shooting||Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, United States||October 2||2006||6|
|Henry Foss High School shooting||Tacoma, Washington, United States||January 3||2007||1|
|Midland Dow High School shooting||Midland, Michigan, United States||March 8||2007||1|
|University of North Carolina at Greensboro||Greensboro, North Carolina, United States||March 24||2007||0|
|University of Washington shooting||Seattle, Washington, United States||April 2||2007||2|
|Virginia Tech massacre||Blacksburg, Virginia, United States||April 16||2007||32|
|Delaware State University shooting||Dover, Delaware, United States||September 21||2007||1|
|SuccessTech Academy shooting||Cleveland, Ohio, United States||October 10||2007||1|
|Louisiana Technical College shooting||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States||February 8||2008||3|
|Mitchell High School shooting||Memphis, Tennessee, United States||February 11||2008||0|
|E.O. Green School shooting||Oxnard, California, United States||February 12||2008||1|
|Northern Illinois University massacre||DeKalb, Illinois, United States||February 14||2008||6|
|Davidson High School Shooting||Mobile, Alabama, United States||March 9||2008||1|
|Central High School shooting||Knoxville, Tennessee, United States||August 21||2008||1|
|Henry Ford High School shooting||Detroit, Michigan, United States||October 16||2008||1|
|2008 University of Central Arkansas shootings||Conway, Arkansas, United States||October 27||2008||2|
|Dillard High School shooting||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States||November 12||2008||1|
|Henry Ford Community College shooting||Dearborn, Michigan, United States||April 10||2009||2|
|Covina High School shooting||Covina, California, United States||April 30||2009||0|
|Wesleyan University1||Middletown, Connecticut, United States||May 1||2009||1|
|Canandaigua Academy shooting||Canandaigua, New York, United States||May 5||2009||1|
|Harvard University||Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States||May 18||2009||1|
|Larose-Cut Off Middle School shooting||Larose, Louisiana, United States||May 18||2009||1|
|Skyline College shooting||San Bruno, California, United States||September 2||2009||0|
|Atlanta University Center||Atlanta, Georgia, United States||September 3||2009||1|
|Deer Valley High School shooting||Antioch, California, United States||September 16||2009||0|
|Northern Virginia Community College||Woodbridge, Virginia, United States||December 8||2009||0|
|Discovery Middle School||Madison, Alabama, United States||February 6||2010||1 |
|University of Alabama in Huntsville||Huntsville, Alabama, United States||February 12||2010||3 |
|Deer Creek Middle School||Jefferson County, Colorado, United States||February 23||2010||0|
|Birney Elementary School||Tacoma, Washington, United States||February 26||2010||1|
|Ohio State University||Columbus, Ohio, United States||March 9||2010||2|
|Belleville Township HS East||Belleville, Illinois, United States||August 17||2010||1|
|University of Texas at Austin||Austin, Texas, United States||September 28||2010||1|
|Alisal High School||Salinas, California, United States||October 1||2010||1|
|Mid-Atlantic Christian University||Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States||October 3||2010||1|
|Kelly Elementary School||Carlsbad, California, United States||October 8||2010||0|
|Marinette High School||Marinette, Wisconsin, United States||November 29||2010||1|
|Millard South High School||Omaha, Nebraska, United States||January 5||2011||2|
|Gardena High School||Los Angeles, California, United States||January 17||2011|
|Altona schoolhouse shooting||Altona, Manitoba, Canada||October 10||1902||2|||
|Centennial Secondary School shooting||Brampton, Ontario Canada||May 28||1975||2|||
|St Pius X High School School||Ottawa, Ontario, Canada||October 27||1975||1|||
|École Polytechnique Massacre||Montreal, Quebec, Canada||December 6||1989||14|||
|Concordia University massacre||Montreal, Quebec, Canada||August 24||1992||4|||
|W. R. Myers High School shooting||Taber, Alberta, Canada||April 28||1999||1|||
|Dawson College shooting||Montreal, Quebec, Canada||September 13||2006||1|||
|C. W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute shooting||Toronto, Ontario, Canada||May 23||2007||1|||
|Bendale Business and Technical Institute shooting||Toronto, Ontario, Canada||September 16||2008||0|||
|Central Technical School shooting||Toronto, Ontario Canada,||September 30||2010||0|||
|Bremen school shooting||Bremen, Germany||June 20||1913||5|
|Eppstein school shooting||Eppstein, Germany||June 3||1983||6|
|Raumanmeri school shooting||Rauma, Finland||January 24||1989||2|||
|Colston’s School||Bristol, United Kingdom||March 5||1991||0|||
|Aarhus University Shooting||Aarhus, Denmark||April 4||1994||3|||
|Dunblane massacre||Dunblane, United Kingdom||March 13||1996||18|||
|Erfurt massacre||Erfurt, Germany||April 26||2002||17|||
|Coburg shooting||Coburg, Germany||July 3||2003||1|||
|Terra College||The Hague, Netherlands||January||2004||1|||
|Grund- und Hauptschule von Rötz shooting||Rötz (Oberpfalz), Germany||March 7||2005||0|||
|Geschwister Scholl School attack||Emsdetten, Germany||November 20||2006||1|||
|Jokela school shooting||Tuusula, Finland||November 7||2007||9|||
|Kauhajoki school shooting||Kauhajoki, Finland||September 23||2008||11|||
|Winnenden school shooting||Winnenden, Germany||March 11||2009||16|||
|OAED Vocational College shooting||Athens, Greece||April 10||2009||1|
|Kanebogen elementary school shooting||Harstad, Norway||April 28||2009||0|||
|University of Pécs shooting||Pécs, Hungary||November 26||2009||1|||
South America, Asia and Australia
|Sanaa massacre||Sana’a, Yemen||March 30, 1997||6|||
|University of the Philippines shooting||Quezon City, Philippines||February 19, 1999||1|||
|La Trobe University shooting||Melbourne, Australia||August 3, 1999||1|
|Monash University shooting||Melbourne, Australia||October 21, 2002||2|||
|Pak Phanang school shooting||Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand||June 6, 2003||2|||
|Islas Malvinas School shooting||Carmen de Patagones, Argentina||September 28, 2004||4|||
|Beirut Arab University shooting||Beirut, Lebanon||January 25, 2007||4|||
|Euro International school shooting||Gurgaon, India||December 12, 2007||1|||
|Mercaz HaRav shooting||Jerusalem, Israel||March 6, 2008||9|||
|Azerbaijan State Oil Academy shooting||Baku, Azerbaijan||April 30, 2009||13|||
- ^ National Center for Education Statistics’ Violence and Discipline Problems in U.S. Public Schools, 1996-97.
- ^ “‘Profiling’ School Shooters”. Frontline. March 17, 2007. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/kinkel/profile/. Retrieved March 17, 2007.
- ^ “The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative” (PDF). May 1, 2002. http://www.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/preventingattacksreport.pdf.
- ^ PBS article on murder profiles
- ^ Bill Dedman, Deadly Lessons: School Shooters Tell Why, description of Secret Service study. (October 15, 2000) Chicago Sun-Times. Accessed April 8, 2006
- ^ Herbert, Bob (October 16, 2006). The New York Times. http://select.nytimes.com/2006/10/16/opinion/16herbert.html?_r=1&n=Top%2fOpinion%2fEditorials%20and%20Op%2dEd%2fOp%2dEd%2fColumnists%2fBob%20Herbert&oref=slogin. [
- ^ "Police: Female student kills 2 others, self at Louisiana college - CNN.com". http://www.cnn.com/2008/CRIME/02/08/la.tech.shooting/index.html. [
- ^ "Parole Denied to Female School Shooter". San Diego 6. 13. AUG 2009. http://www.sandiego6.com/news/local/story/Parole-Denied-to-Female-School-Shooter/KpiLi_9WGU6hA9VcywL_Uw.cspx. Retrieved 16. OCT 2010.
- ^ CNN (March 25, 1998). School shootings have high profile but occur infrequently.
- ^ Killingbeck, Donna. The Role of Television News in the Construction of School Violence as a 'Moral Panic." Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 8(3) (2001) 186-202
- ^ "Government Vows to Take Action Following Kauhajoki Shootings". YLE. http://www.yle.fi/news/id102402.html. Retrieved September 23, 2008.
- ^ http://www.wcax.com/Global/story.asp?s=5324836
- ^ The victim, Stephen Cobb, was shot by Brian Patrick Martin when an argument about a potential drug deal that went bad. http://www.uncg.edu/ure/news/stories/2007/March/UNCGUNCGInvestigatingShootingatResidenceHall.032507.htm
- ^ THOMAS WATKINS (2009-05-01). "SoCal Students plan shooting". Associated Press (San Francisco Chronicle). http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2009/05/01/state/n161259D12.DTL&type=health. Retrieved 2009-05-01. [
- ^ Justin Cosby, 21, was shot sometime before 5 p.m. Monday in J-Entry of Kirkland House. The Harvard University Police responded at approximately 4:48 p.m., and Cosby was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ,where he died http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2009/5/20/justin-cosby-21-dies-after-shooting/
- ^ Sophomore Jasmine Lynn was shot around 12:30 a.m. Thursday September 3, 2009 on James P. Brawley Drive in the Atlanta University Center, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office. http://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta/students-question-campus-safety-130043.html
- ^ . http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/05/AR2010020503272.html. [
- ^ . http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/02/12/us/AP-US-AlaUniversityShoo.html?src=twt&twt=nytimes. [
- ^ http://www.kdvr.com/news/kdvr-school-shooting-022310,0,7616995.story
- ^ http://www.sdnn.com/sandiego/2010-02-27/ap-stories/wash-teacher-killed-outside-school-before-classes
- ^ http://president.osu.edu/speeches/campus_shooting_statement.php
- ^ http://www.stlpd.com/bellevilleshootings
- ^ Hayes, Kevin (September 28, 2010). "University of Texas Shooting: Shots Fired on UT Campus, One Gunman Dead, Second Possible Suspect Sought". CBS News. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-20017865-504083.html.
- ^ "Student Dies From Gun Shots at Alisal High School". Kion Right Now. 2010-10-02. http://www.kionrightnow.com/Global/story.asp?S=13251739. Retrieved 2010-10-02.
- ^ "Teen Shot At Alisal High School". MSNBC. 2010-10-02. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39460731/ns/local_news-monterey_ca/. Retrieved 2010-10-02. [
- ^ http://hamptonroads.com/2010/10/elizabeth-city-university-identifies-student-slain-campus?cid=ltst
- ^ Los Angeles Times. http://mobile.latimes.com/wap/news/text.jsp?sid=294&nid=24350854&cid=16680&scid=-1&ith=2&title=L.A.+NOW.
- ^ "School shooting suspect got 'street justice,' witness says [Updated"]. Los Angeles Times. October 8, 2010. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2010/10/school-shooting-suspect-got-street-justice-witness-says.html.
- ^ http://ehextra.com/main.asp?SectionID=12&SubSectionID=35&ArticleID=9048
- ^ http://www.cnn.com/2011/CRIME/01/06/nebraska.school.shooting/index.html?hpt=T2 The Vice-Principal died and the Principal is currently in serious but stable condition. The gunman also died by his own hands.
- ^ Schoolmaster kills pupils, The New York Times (October 9, 1902)
- ^ The Brampton Centennial Secondary School massacre was a school shooting, which occurred at Brampton Centennial Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. 16-year old gunman Michael Slobodian shot and killed a fellow student, a teacher and injured 13 other students before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide in a school hallway. It was the first school shooting in Canada. Slobodian is the first recorded high-school killer in the country
- ^ The St. Pius X High School shooting was a school shooting that occurred on October 27, 1975, at St. Pius X High School in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Robert Poulin, an 18-year-old St. Pius student, opened fire on his classmates with a shotgun killing one and wounding five before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide. Poulin had raped and stabbed his 17-year-old friend Kim Rabot to death prior to the incident. A book entitled Rape of a Normal Mind was written about the incident.
- ^ The École Polytechnique Massacre, also known as the Montreal Massacre, occurred on December 6, 1989, at the École Polytechnique in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Twenty-five year-old Marc Lépine, armed with a legally obtained semi-automatic rifle and a hunting knife, shot twenty-eight people, killing fourteen (all of them women) and injuring the other fourteen before killing himself.
- ^ The Concordia University massacre was a school shooting on August 24, 1992, that resulted in the deaths of four people at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The shooter was Dr. Valery Fabrikant, a former Associate Professor of mechanical engineering at Concordia and a colleague of the slain men.
- ^ The W. R. Myers High School shooting occurred on April 28, 1999, at W. R. Myers High School in Taber, Alberta, Canada, when a 14-year-old walked into his school and randomly shot at three students, killing Jason Lang and injuring another. One dead, one wounded in Alberta school shooting, cbc.ca, November 10, 1999. This shooting took place only eight days after the Columbine High School Massacre, and is widely believed to have been a copycat crime.
- ^ The Dawson College shooting occurred on September 13, 2006, at Dawson College, a CEGEP in Westmount near downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The perpetrator, Kimveer Gill, began shooting outside the de Maisonneuve Boulevard entrance to the school, and moved towards the atrium by the cafeteria on the main floor. “The Montreal Killer Was a Death-Obsessed Goth”. Toronto Daily News. September 14, 2006. http://www.torontodailynews.com/index.php/WorldNews/2006091420montreal-gunman. Retrieved September 15, 2006. “Two gunmen open fire at Dawson College”. The Gazette. September 13, 2006. http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/story.html?id=6332c17e-c92a-4427-a98d-4678301674e3. Retrieved September 13, 2006. One victim died at the scene, while another 19 were injured, eight of whom were listed in critical condition with six requiring surgery. “Press Release”. Service de police de la ville de Montréal. September 13, 2006. http://www.spvm.qc.ca/fr/documentation/3_1_2_communiques.asp?nocomm=389. “UPDATE 7-Gunman kills one, wounds 19 at Montreal college”. Reuters. September 13, 2006. http://today.reuters.com/news/articlebusiness.aspx?type=tnBusinessNews&storyID=nN13394701. Retrieved September 14, 2006. “Woman, gunman dead in Montreal school rampage”. CBC News. September 13, 2006. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2006/09/13/shots-dawson.html. Retrieved September 13, 2006. The shooter later committed suicide by shooting himself in the head, after being shot in the arm by police. “Montreal gunman killed himself: autopsy”. CBC. September 14, 2006. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2006/09/14/qc-dawsoninvestigation.html. Retrieved September 15, 2006.
- ^ Two 17-year-old Canadian citizens, whom the media can not identify under the provisions of Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act, were arrested on May 27, 2007, and charged with the first-degree murder of a 15-year old student at the C. W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute. Prior to one of the arrests, police had taken the unusual step of obtaining a judicial order to publish one suspect’s name and photograph as he was considered armed and dangerous. Media reported his identity and photo, then had to take the stories off their websites after he was arrested hours later.
- ^ A 16 year old boy was shot in the chest in the school’s parking lot following an altercation involving several people. No name has yet been released. On September 17, 2008, Toronto Police announced it had made 2 arrests of these shooting suspects; 18-year-old Mark Deicsics, has been charged with robbery while armed with a firearm and fail to comply with recognizance and the victim of the shooting and 16-year-old teen, has been charged with robbery while armed with a firearm. His name cannot be released under the limitation’s in Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act.
- ^ At around 1:00 PM EST there was a confrontation between 4 students, at least one gun shot was fired from a semi-automatic pistol. The school was placed under lockdown until 4:45 PM EST. Two suspects were apprehended by the Toronto Police Service but were not charged, one fled and was sought as a suspect until 7:30 PM EST when he was taken into custody. It was discovered he was a victim. One teen is currently remains to be apprehended, fortunately no one was seriously hurt or killed.
- ^ Two students were fatally shot by a 14-year old student at the Raumanmeri secondary school. The shooter had claimed to be a victim of bullying.
- ^ The Times, March 6, 1991, “Teacher shot in classroom attack.”
- ^ University student shoots and kills three and wounds two others before taking his own life.
- ^ The Dunblane massacre was a multiple murder-suicide which occurred at Dunblane Primary School in the Scottish town of Dunblane on March 13, 1996. Sixteen children and one adult were killed, in addition to the attacker, who committed suicide. It remains the deadliest attack on children in United Kingdom history.
- ^ The Erfurt massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 26, 2002, at the Johann Gutenberg Gymnasium in Erfurt, Germany. Sixteen people were killed before the perpetrator committed suicide. The victims comprised 13 school staff (12 teachers and one administrator), two students and one police officer. In addition, seven people were injured.
- ^ 16 year-old student shoots two of his teachers before taking his own life.
- ^ Principal (H. van Wieren) shot in the head by a student .
- ^ After being ordered to leave the classroom a 14 year old student returns with a gun threatening the life of the 35 year old class teacher. During a struggle the weapon is fired, the weapon is removed from the student. Investigators’ findings state that the student did not intend to kill the teacher, but himself. No one was injured.
- ^ Bastian Bosse, an 18-year old male, and former student, had fired shots with a front loader and a sawed-off shotgun on campus, threw a molotow cocktail outside the school, and lid a pipe bomb upon arrival of the police. The incident ended with 37 people injured, including 19 students (three girls and a boys suffered gun shot wounds), one teachers, 16 police officers (most suffering from smoke inhalation), and the custodian who was shot in the abdomen inside the school. The shooter took his own life. A total of 13 pipe/smoke bombs and four shot guns where found (five smoke bombs in a backpack near the body of the student, four in the car, three where strapped to the body, one was set off by police while on school grounds).
- ^ The incident resulted in the deaths of nine people: five male students (ages 16-18) and one female adult student (age 25) the school principal, Helena Kalmi (age 61); the school nurse (age 43); and the gunman, Auvinen, himself, who was also one of the school’s students. One other person suffered gunshot wounds, and eleven people were injured by shattering glass while escaping from the school building. The day before the incident, Auvinen posted a video on YouTube predicting the massacre at the school.
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- ^ Former 17 year old student kills 16, injuring nine others.
- ^ Nine year old pupil fires shotgun in schoolyard; nobody is injured.
- ^ 23 year-old student entered the building of the university’s biophysics research institute and opened fire in the classroom.One man died in the shooting. Earlier two people were reported to be in a critical condition, a third in serious condition.
- ^ The Sanaa massacre was a school massacre that occurred in Sana’a, Yemen, on March 30, 1997. Mohammad Ahman al-Naziri, 48, attacked hundreds of pupils at two schools, killing six children and two adults with an assault rifle. Naziri, whose five children attended the Tala’i school, alleged that one of his daughters had been raped by the school administrator. No evidence was found of this. Naziri was sentenced to death the next day and executed on April 5, 1997.
- ^ A student was shot dead by a fraternity member after being mistaken for a member of the rival fraternity.
- ^ The Monash University shooting refers to a shooting in which a student shot his classmates and teacher, killing two and injuring five. It took place at Monash University in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on October 21, 2002.
- ^ 17-year old Anatcha Boonkwan killed two, injured four of his fellow students after losing a fist-fight with one of his classmates.
- ^ Four students killed and five wounded by a 15-year-old student in a town 620 miles south of Buenos Aires. Crisis Management: The Case of School Schootings – Case Study: “Islas Malvinas” Middle School
- ^ Four people were shot dead in clashes between pro- and anti-government activists on Thursday and about 200 were hurt in the violence that flared after a scuffle between students at a Beirut university. The opposition accused the government camp of starting the riots and the four dead included two Hezbollah students, who were fired at from rooftops.
- ^ The Euro International school shooting occurred on December 12, 2007 at Euro International, a private secondary school in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. The gunmen were 14-year old Akash Yadav and 13-year old Vikas Yadav, who were both students at the school, shot and killed a 14-year old student.
- ^ Alaa Abu Dhein, an Israeli Arabic yeshiva bus driver, entered the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva with guns blazing, killing eight and wounding seven, before being shot dead himself by a part-time student. This incident, as do many massacres in the Levant, soon took on racial and religious overtones, pitting Palestinians and Israeli Arabs against Jews.
- ^ Azerbaijan Oil Academy mass shooting, 30 April 2009
- ^ A discussion of the reasoning behind gun free zone, 2007-2008.
- ^ “New Year gun amnesty planned”. BBC News. December 27, 2002. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/2609427.stm. Retrieved July 14, 2009.
- ^ James C. McKinley Jr.: “In Texas School, Teachers Carry Books and Guns” New York Times, August 28, 2008
- ^ “Guns on college campuses allowed in U.S. state Utah” The Associated Press, in The International Herald Tribune, April 27, 2007
- ^ “Utah Supreme Court Shoots down University of Utah Gun Ban” September 9, 2006, John Lott’s Website
- ^ Dave Kopel: “Follow the Leader: Israel and Thailand set an example by arming teachers.” National Review Online, September 2, 2004