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Primary and Elementary school killings

Date Location Description
May 18, 1927 Bath, Michigan, USA Bath School disaster. School board
member Andrew Kehoe, upset by a property tax for a new school building
which caused the foreclosure of his farm, set up a series of explosions
in the Bath elementary school. That morning he killed his wife and set
his farm building on fire. While fire fighters were arriving at the
farm, an explosion destroyed the north wing of the school. As people
gathered outside the school, Kehoe drove up and detonated a bomb inside
his shrapnel-filled vehicle. During the rescue efforts, searchers
discovered an additional 500 pounds (230 kg) of unexploded dynamite and
pyrotol planted throughout the basement of the school's south wing.
Forty-five people were killed and 58 were injured. The bombings
constituted the deadliest act of mass murder in a school in U.S.
history, claiming more than three times as many victims as the Columbine
High School massacre.
June 11, 1964 Köln-Volkhoven, Germany Cologne school massacre. Armed
with a insecticide sprayer converted into a flamethrower, a pike and a
homebuild mace, 42-year-old Walter Seifert enteredthe Katholischen
Volksschule and opened fire on the girls playing in the courtyard. He
then knocked in classroom windows with his mace and fired inside.
Teacher Ursula Kuhr, who tried to prevent him from entering her
classroom, was stabbed to death with the pike. Eight children and two
teachers died, twenty children and two teachers survived with very
severe burns.
January 29, 1979 San Diego, California, USA Armed with a .22 rifle she
had been given for Christmas, 16-year-old Brenda Ann Spencer opened fire
at Cleveland Elementary School. She wounded eight children and one
police officer and killed two adults. When the six-hour incident ended,
she was asked of her motive for the killing, to which she shrugged and
replied "I don't like Mondays. This livens up the day." Soon after, the
Dublin punk band Boomtown Rats wrote the song "I Don't Like Mondays"
which was based on the incident.
January 20, 1983 St. Louis, Missouri, USA During a study hall period
at Parway South Junior High school, eighth grader David F. Lawler used
two pistols to kill a fifteen-year-old classmate and severely wound
another before turning the guns on himself. [13]
May 20, 1988 Winnetka, Illinois, USA 30-year-old Laurie Dann walked
into a second grade classroom at Hubbard Woods Elementary School
carrying three pistols and began shooting children, killing
eight-year-old Nicholas Corwin and wounding five others before fleeing.
She entered a nearby house where she shot and wounded a 20-year-old man
before killing herself.
September 26, 1988 Greenwood, South Carolina, USA 19 year old James
Wilson opened fire at Oakland Elementary School, killing two eight year
old girls and wounding nine others, seven of whom were children. He had
been taking several psychiatric drugs at the time, including Valium,
Halcion, and Xanax.
March 13, 1996 Dunblane, Scotland, United Kingdom Unemployed former
shopkeeper and Scout leader Thomas Hamilton walked into Dunblane Primary
School armed with two 9 mm Browning HP pistols and two Smith and Wesson
.357 revolvers. He was carrying 743 cartridges. He killed sixteen small
children and a teacher. The subsequent police investigation revealed
that Hamilton had loaded the magazines for his Browning with an
alternating combination of fully metal jacketed and hollow point
ammunition. This event is known as the Dunblane Massacre, and led to the
banning of handguns in the UK with the Firearms (Amendment) (No. 2) Act
1997.
June 8, 2001 Ikeda, Osaka, Japan Osaka school massacre; armed with a
kitchen knife, a 37-year-old former janitor Mamoru Takuma intruded into
Ikeda Elementary School attached to Osaka-Kyoiku University and stubbed
school children and teachers. 8 children were killed and 13 children and
2 teachers were wounded.
September 1, 2004 Beslan, North Ossetia, Russian Federation The Beslan
school hostage crisis (also referred to as the Beslan school siege or
Beslan Massacre) began when the group of Muslim pro-Chechen armed rebels
took more than 1,200 school children and adults hostage on September 1,
2004, at School Number One (SNO) in the town of Beslan, North Ossetia
(an autonomous republic in the Caucasus region of the Russian Federation).

On the third day of the standoff, gunfire broke out between the
hostage-takers and Russian security forces. Government reports state
that 344 civilians were killed, including 186 children; hundreds more
were wounded. Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev took responsibility for the
hostage taking, which was led by his Ingush deputy Magomet Yevloyev.
October 2, 2006 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States A
32-year-old milk-tank truck driver, took hostages and eventually killed
five girls (aged 7–13) and then killed himself at West Nickel Mines
School, a one-room Amish schoolhouse.

[edit] Secondary and Post-secondary school killings
Date Location Description
August 1, 1966 Austin, Texas, USA Charles Whitman pointed a rifle from
the observation deck of the University of Texas at Austin's Tower and
began shooting in a homicidal rampage that went on for 96 minutes.
Sixteen people were killed, 31 wounded.
December 30, 1974 Olean, New York, USA 18-year-old honor student
Anthony Barbaro blockaded himself into a third story classroom at his
high school and opened fire on those below, killing three people and
wounding eleven. He later hanged himself while awaiting trial. A drama
was written about the incident entitled Sniper.
May 28, 1975 Brampton, Ontario, Canada Centennial Secondary School
massacre. Michael Slobodian, 16, killed a teacher and student and
wounded 13 others at Brampton Centennial Secondary School in Brampton,
Ont., before shooting himself.
October 27, 1975 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada St. Pius X High School
massacre. 18-year-old Robert Poulin opened fire on his class at St. Pius
X High School, killing one and wounding five before turning the gun on
himself. Poulin had raped and stabbed his 17-year-old friend Kim Rabot
to death prior to the incident. A book was written on the incident
called Rape Of A Normal Mind
April 5, 1982 Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA Kelvin Love, a student at
Garland County Community College, killed an instructor and another student.
January 21, 1985 Kansas, USA Armed with an M-1A Semi-Automatic Rifle
and a .357 Pistol, 14 year old James Kearbey fatally shot his principal
and wounded 3 other teachers and a student at Goddard Junior High School.
March 2, 1987 Missouri, USA After constant teasing and humiliation
about his weight, Nathan Ferris armed himself with a pistol and killed a
fellow student after he bullied him in class. He then turned the gun on
himself.
December 6, 1989 Montreal, Canada Marc Lépine took a hunting rifle
into École Polytechnique de Montréal, killed 14 women, wounded four men
and ten women before committing suicide.
November 1, 1991 Iowa City, Iowa, USA After his dissertation did not
win a certain academic award, Ph.D. physics student Gang Lu shot six
people before committing suicide. Five were killed, including three
professors. A student employee was paralyzed.
May 1, 1992 Olivehurst, California, USA Armed with a pistol,
20-year-old Eric Houston took hostages at his former high school,
killing four people and wounding 10. His motive was his inability to
find a good job due to the fact that he had failed a grade at school. He
was given the death penalty for the shooting. The 1994 Hostage High is
directly based on the shooting.
August 24, 1992 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Former professor Dr. Valery
Fabrikant went on a shooting rampage at Montreal's Concordia University
killing four.
December 14, 1992 Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA Armed with a
SKS carbine, 18-year-old Simon's Rock College of Bard student Wayne Lo
killed a professor and a student and wounded several others. He was
convicted of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment without parole.
January 18, 1993 Grayson, Kentucky, USA 17-year-old East Carter High
School student Scott Pennington fatally shot his English teacher and a
school janitor with a pistol.
November 15, 1995 Lynnville, Tennessee, USA The Richland High School
shooting occurred when 17-year-old Jamie Rouse walked into the Richland
School and shot two teachers in the head, killing one, armed with a .22
Remington Viper. He then fired at the football coach, but hit a
14-year-old freshman in the neck, wounding her.
February 2, 1996 Moses Lake, Washington, USA Armed with a high-powered
hunting rifle and two handguns, 14-year-old Barry Loukaitis killed his
algebra teacher and two students before taking hostages. He also shot a
girl in the arm, who he released during the hostage situation. The
incident ended when a teacher burst into the room and tackled him.
Loukaitis is now serving life in prison.
September 17, 1996 University Park, Pennsylvania, USA In the Hetzel
Union Building shooting at The Pennsylvania State University, 19 year
old Jillian Robbins opened fire on students walking to classes, killing
one student and wounding another.
February 19, 1997 Bethel, Alaska, USA Armed with a pump-action 12
gauge shotgun, Evan Ramsey killed a student and the principal of Bethel
High School, and wounded two others. He is now serving a 210 year sentence.
October 1, 1997 Pearl, Mississippi, USA 16-year-old Luke Woodham
stabbed and beat his mother to death, then took a lever-action rifle to
Pearl High School where he shot into a crowd of students, killing his
ex-girlfriend Christina Menefee and her friend Lydia Kay Dew and wounded
seven other students. Woodham later claimed that he did not remember
killing his mother.
December 2, 1997 West Paducah, Kentucky, USA A 14-year old high school
freshman opened fire on a prayer circle at his school killing three
students and injuring five. [1]
March 24, 1998 Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA 13-year-old Mitchell Johnson
and 11-year-old Andrew Golden set off the fire alarm in their Jonesboro
school and then, from the woods, open fire on classmates and teachers as
they flee the building. Four female students and a teacher are killed,
with nine other students and a teacher being wounded.
April 24, 1998 Edinboro, Pennsylvania, USA 14-year-old Andrew J. Wurst
went to the school graduation dance where he shot and killed a popular
science teacher. He subsequently opened fire on more students, wounding
another teacher and two classmates before he ran out of ammunition.
May 21, 1998 Springfield, Oregon, USA Kip Kinkel opened fire with a
.22 rifle at Thurston Senior High School, killing 2 students and
wounding 25 before being tackled by a wounded student. His parents were
later found at home, murdered by Kinkel. He is now serving 111 years in
prison without parole.
April 20, 1999 Littleton, Colorado, USA Columbine High School
Massacre. Two teenage students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, carried
out a shooting rampage, killing 12 students and a teacher, as well as
wounding 24 others, before committing suicide.
April 28, 1999 Taber, Alberta, Canada W. R. Myers High School
shooting. In both the first school shooting since Columbine and the
first Canadian school shooting in over 10 years, Todd Cameron Smith
brought a sawn-off .22 rifle to W.R Myers High School and shot two
students, killing one.
March, 2000 Brannenburg, Bavaria, Germany A 16 year old student
fatally shot a teacher and then turned the handgun on himself but
survived, and has been in a coma ever since.[2]
March 5, 2001 Santee, California, USA Armed with .22 revolver,
15-year-old Charles Andrew Williams opened fire in a boy's bathroom at
Santana High School, killing two students. He then exited the bathroom
and shot at nearby students, wounding 13. Shortly afterwards he
retreated back into the toilets where he surrendered to police.
January 16, 2002 Grundy, Virginia, USA Appalachian School of Law
shooting. 43-year-old Appalachian School of Law student Peter Odighizuwa
shot and killed the Law School Dean, Contracts Professor and another
student. Several students were able to subdue him. He was sentenced to
multiple life terms in prison. Peter 'O' was a Nigerian student
attending the school on a student visa. The school later settled a
lawsuit by some of the surviving victims and their families brought over
the schools failure to take action when the student showed signs of
psychosis and made threats.
April 26, 2002 Erfurt, Germany A 19 year old expelled student opened
fire at the Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt, After killing 13 teachers,
two students and a police officer, he committed suicide.
April 29, 2002 Vlasenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina Armed with a 7.65mm
pistol, 17-year-old Dragoslav Petkovic killed his history teacher
because he was sure that the teacher did not like him and would give him
a failing grade. He then shot another teacher in front of the whole
classroom, wounding her lightly, before committing suicide.
October 21, 2002 Melbourne, Australia Monash University shooting. Huan
Xiang, a commerce student at the university, armed with five loaded
handguns, opened fire in a tutorial room. Two students, William Wu and
Steven Chan, were killed and others seriously wounded. Xiang was found
not guilty of murder due to mental illness, and was ordered to be sent
to a psychiatric hospital.
October 28, 2002 Tucson, Arizona, USA Three nursing professors are
shot dead at the University of Arizona by a student failing the nursing
program. Robert J. Flores, Jr., 41, shot and killed Robin Rogers, 50,
Barbara Monroe, 45, and Cheryl McGaffic, 44 before turning the gun on
himself. Two of the teachers were shot in a classroom and the gunman
allowed the students to leave before killing himself.
April 14, 2003 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA At 10:30 AM, several men
armed with an AK-47 entered the school gymnasium of John McDonogh High
School and executed Jonathan "Caveman" Williams, a football player. The
killers fired at least 18 times, shattering Williams' face and injuring
three neighboring girls. A stampede of students trampled a pregnant
girl.[3][4][5]
April 24, 2003 Red Lion, Pennsylvania, USA Red Lion Area Junior High
School Murder/Suicide. 14-year-old James Sheets fatally shot his school
principal in the cafeteria of his middle school before committing suicide.
May 9, 2003 Cleveland, Ohio, USA Biswanath Halder, a 62-year-old man,
opened fire with an automatic weapon on his former school, Case Western
Reserve University. He killed one student, seriously wounded two others,
and kept over 90 people hiding for their lives for seven hours. After
vigorous and bullet-ridden gun battles with school police and SWAT
officers, Halder surrendered and was sentenced to life in prison.
September 24, 2003 Cold Spring, Minnesota, USA Rocori High School
shooting. 15-year-old Jason McLaughlin shot Aaron Rollins and Seth
Bartell at Rocori High School with a .22 pistol. Rollins died the same
day; Bartell died October 10 of injuries sustained in the attack.[6]
January 13, 2004 Den Haag, The Netherlands Murat D. killed Hans van
Wieren, a 49-year-old teacher at Terra College.
February 2, 2004 Washington, D.C., USA 19 year old Thomas J. Boykin
fatally shot 17 year old James Richardson at Ballou Senior High School.
Boykin was later acquitted on the charge of murder.[7]
February 3, 2004 Palmetto Bay, Florida, USA 14-year old Michael
Hernandez stabbed and slit the throat of a 14-year-old classmate, Jaime
Rodrigo Gough, while in a restroom at Southwood Middle School. Hernandez
was tried as an adult, and sentenced to life in prison without parole. A
search of his home revealed he had concocted plans to murder several
classmates and even his older sister. His journal revealed he was
obsessed with perfection, and admired Hitler and the Nazis.
August 4, 2004 Beijing, China Xu Heping, a 51-year-old doorman with a
history of mental illness, stabbed several students and teachers in
Beijing University's Number One Hospital, killing a child and wounding
17 others, 14 of whom were children.
September 28, 2004 Carmen de Patagones,
Buenos Aires Province, Argentina Armed with his father's 9mm pistol, a
15-year-old boy opened fire on his classmates during a flag-hoisting,
killing 3 students and wounding 5 others.
November 26, 2004 Ruzhou, China With no apparent motive, an intruder
stabbed eight students to death and injured four others at Ruzhou's
Number Two High School in the sixth such incident in China in the past
four months.[8]
March 21, 2005 Red Lake, Minnesota, USA Red Lake High School massacre.
Jeffrey Weise, a student at Red Lake High School in Red Lake, Beltrami
County, Minnesota, killed seven people including a teacher and a
security guard.
November 8, 2005 Jacksboro, Tennessee, USA After reports that a
freshman had a handgun, the principal and two assistant principals
confronted student Kenneth Bartley Jr., who opened fire on them, killing
one of the assistant principals and wounding the two others.
September 13, 2006 Montreal, Quebec, Canada 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. One victim died at the scene, while another 19 were
injured, eight of whom were listed in critical condition with six
requiring surgery. The gunman later committed suicide by shooting
himself in the head, after being shot in the arm by police.
September 17, 2006 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Shots are fired
outside Duquesne University's Vickroy Hall after a dance party sponsored
by the Black Student Union which several non-students were attending.
Five members of the Duquesne Dukes basketball team were injured during
the shooting including one who sustained critical injuries after an
argument between 1 individual and 2 students
January 26, 2007 Uninc. Los Angeles County, California USA Gang
members entered Drew Middle School and opened fire. A 23-year old
visitor named Demetrius Perry died.[9]
March 7, 2007 Outside Dow High School in Midland, Michigan USA 17-year
old David Turner shot 17-year old Jessica Forsyth four times before
killing himself in the parking lot.[10]
March 18, 2007 Sabayoi, Thailand A number of attackers threw
explosives and fired numerous bullets at an Islamic school killing 3
teens and injured 7 others who were sleeping.[11]
April 16, 2007 Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
This article documents a current event.
Information may change rapidly as the event progresses.

The Virginia Tech massacre was the single most deadly civilian gunfire
incident in American higher education history. It occurred at the
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Thirty-three people
were killed including the gunman (Cho Seung-Hui) in two separate
locations: the West Ambler Johnston Hall where two were shot dead and
Norris Hall where the remaining 31, including the gunman, were shot.
Over 20 others were injured in the violence that lasted over 2 hours.

[edit] Non-fatal school shootings and attacks
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Date Location Description
June 17, 1994 Holywood, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom A former
pupil bearing a grudge entered an assembly hall at Sullivan Upper School
and used a flamethrower to attack students taking A-Level examinations.
Six were injured, three seriously.
October 12, 1994 Greensboro, North Carolina, USA Nicholas Atkinson, a
16 year old Grimsley High School student, returned to campus after being
suspended and shot and wounded the assistant principal with a 9mm
handgun before committing suicide.[12]
July 8, 1996 Blakenhall,
Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom Horrett Campbell, a 33-year-old
man with paranoid schizophrenia, invaded a teddy bears' picnic being
held at St Luke's Primary School and slashed three young children and
four adults with a machete. Lisa Potts, a 20-year-old nursery nurse, was
awarded the George Medal for saving children's lives despite suffering
severe injuries.
October, 1996 Queensland, Australia Paul Streeton set six year old
Tjandamurra O'Shane on fire in the playground of his school, burning
over 70% of his body. The motive was apparently racism due to the boy's
aboriginal background.
May 21, 1998 Jersey Village, Texas, USA In Jersey Village High School,
a 17-year-old’s gun accidentally discharged in his backpack, wounding a
nearby girl [14].
June 15, 1998 Richmond, Virginia, USA 14-year-old Quinshawn Booker
fired a pistol in a crowded hallway of Armstrong High School, injuring
two adults, as other students were taking final exams.
May 20, 1999 Conyers, Georgia, USA 15-year-old Thomas J. Solomon used
a .22 rifle and .357 handgun to wound six classmates at Heritage High
School before surrendering to a teacher.
December 6, 1999 Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, USA Armed with a 9mm pistol
and carrying over 100 rounds of ammunition, 13 year old Seth Trickey
opened fire on a crowd of students, wounding four.
December 7, 1999 Veghel, The Netherlands A 17-year-old student opened
fire in a computer room at The Leijgraaf school (high school) wounding
four classmates and a teacher. He then surrendered to the police without
a struggle.
April 20, 2000 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada A year after the Columbine
massacre, a student attacked and injured four students and a school
clerk with a butcher knife at Carine Wilson High School in the suburb of
Orleans.
October, 2000 Glendale, Arizona, USA Sean Botkin armed with a S&W
Sigma 9mm. infiltrated Pioneer wearing a Russian BDU (battle dress
uniform) with communist hammer and sickle insignias, to hold his former
8th grade class hostage for several hours. He first ordered everybody on
the floor, and made them relocate to a corner of the room in groups.
Immediately afterwards, he ordered his former teacher to call the front
office and locate a police negotiator. As a result, the main office
issued a "code 9" emergeny lockdown of the campus, in which aggravated
Botkin. After police negotiators discovered Botkin had extensive
knowledge on the subject of firearms and homemade explosives, a bomb
squad team searched the outside premisis of the building for the
possibility of "booby traps." However, the only demand Botkin made was
that Glendale police order all news and police helicopters to disperse
from the surrounding airspace, that was apparently aggrivating Botkin.
Due to Botkins communist affiliation, law enforcement was concerned of
this situation being a "terrorist attack" or "political statement."
After several hours of negotiation, Botkin released hostages
periodically in groups of ten. The situation eventually ended peacefully
with Botkin surrendering to the police.
March 7, 2001 Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA An eighth grade girl
injured another eighth grade girl at Bishop Neumann Junior-Senior High
School. This was the first time a shooting occurred in a Catholic school
and one of only four known incidents in which the main perpetrator was
female.
March 22, 2001 El Cajon, California, USA Jason Hoffman shoots inside
Granite Hills High School wounding two classmates
2002 China A kindergarten doctor confessed to putting rat poison in
salt at a rival nursery. 70 children and two teachers became seriously ill.
February 9, 2004 East Greenbush, New York, USA Jon William Romano
brought a 12-gauge Winchester shot-gun into Columbia High School and
text messaged his friends from the bathroom to "get out" and minutes
later began walking through the hallways and firing shots. One teacher
was hit in the leg and no other people were shot.
May 7, 2004 Randallstown
uninc. Baltimore County,
Maryland, USA 18-year-old Matthew McCullough and 24-year-old Tyrone
Devon Brown shot four students of Randallstown High School following a
brawl with football players in a parking lot. One of the victims was
left partially paralysed.
September, 2004 Suzhou, China A man armed with a knife and homemade
explosives attacked 28 children at a kindergarten.
September 27, 2004 Romeo, Michigan, USA Former Romeo High School
student Eric Schorling entered the school and stabbed his ex-girlfriend,
Nicole Lambert, in the back with a kitchen knife as she walked to class.
Schorling was convicted of assault with attempt to murder; Lambert has
since recovered.
October 21, 2005 Saginaw, Michigan, USA 16-year-old Clarence Russell
III shot Daniel Foster in the halls of Saginaw High School. Russell[15]
[16].
February, 2006 Bellaire, Texas, USA A boy at Bellaire High School
stabbed another boy in a stairwell. The victim survived the stabbing,
and the attacker was arrested and prosecuted.
February 23, 2006 Roseburg, Oregon, USA 14-year-old Vincent Leodoro
stole a 10 mm handgun from his stepfather's home and brought it to
school where he shot 15 year old Joseph Monti in the back. When Monti
fell to the ground, Leodoro shot Monti a further 3 times.
March 14, 2006 Reno, Nevada, USA Pine Middle School shooting.
14-year-old James Newman brought his father's revolver to Pine Middle
School and wounded two students. He was sentenced to house arrest and
community service, which outraged several members of the public when he
was not sentenced to prison.
August 30, 2006 Hillsborough, North Carolina, USA 19-year-old Alvaro
Rafael Castillo opened fire at Orange High School with a rifle and
shotgun, shooting eight times and wounding two students. Officers
ordered him to stop firing and he immediately complied. Castillo killed
his father with a firearm before driving to school in a van. In the van
police officers found ammunition, pipe bombs, and other weapons.
Castillo will be charged with first-degree murder in the death of his
father while charges for the school shooting are pending.[17]
September 8, 2006 Paris, France A 16-year-old boy shoots with a
shotgun in his school wounding a teacher and a student.
September 17, 2006 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Shots are fired
outside Duquesne University's Vickroy Hall after a dance party sponsored
by the Black Student Union which several non-students were attending.
Five members of the Duquesne Dukes basketball team were injured during
the shooting including one who sustained critical injuries after an
argument between 1 individual and 2 students.
October 6, 2006 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada A student was stabbed in a
knife attack near Woodroffe High School causing the complete lockdown at
the school[18]
November 20, 2006 Emsdetten, Germany An 18-year-old former student
entered the Geschwister Scholl school in western Germany with 2 sawed
off shotguns and an explosive device, and injured a teacher, 9 students,
the school janitor, and 16 police officers. Police stormed the building,
and the shooter released several smoke bombs as he retreated to the
third floor, which caused most of the police injuries due to smoke
inhalation. The suspect apparently killed himself, although it was
unclear why he didn't detonate the pipe bombs strapped to his chest.
Police later found a suicide note on the man's website explaining he was
"generally frustrated" and didn't see a reason to live. The site also
contained pictures of the man brandishing various types of rifles. He
had been scheduled to appear in court on November 21, 2006, on an
unrelated charge of carrying a handgun in public.
April 10, 2007 Gresham, Oregon, USA High school freshman Chad Escobedo
shoots the windows out of two classrooms from outside Springwater Trail
High School injuring ten students with shrapnel and broken glass, two of
which required stitches. His motive was to shoot at a class in which he
was enrolled, unhappy that the instructor had called his parents; the
classrooms he hit, however, were not his intended target [19].

[edit] Foiled or exposed plots
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Jan 30, 2001 Cupertino, California, USA De_Anza_College student Al
DeGuzman planned a Columbine style school shooting at the school. An
employee at a Longs Drugs store, developed pictures of DeGuzman posing
with his guns and homemade bombs. She and a coworker called police.
DeGuzman was arrested when he returned for his photos. Police found
Deguzman's bedroom stacked from top to bottom with sophisticated
handmade bombs and a map of De Anza College, marked with locations where
bombs would be placed. [20]
May 25, 1999 Bridgman, Michigan, USA Bridgman, Michigan school
shooting plot
September 2004 Clinton Township, Michigan, USA Chippewa Valley High
School student Andrew Osantowski revealed his plans for a
Columbine-style massacre at the school in an Internet chat with a
friend. The friend alerted police, who found a number of stolen weapons,
including an AK-47, and Nazi paraphernalia in Osantowski's house. A
neighbor who allegedly coached the teenager in making bombs was also
arrested. Osantowski was later found guilty of terrorism and felony
firearm violations.
February 2005 Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, USA Sheboygan Falls High
School A student left a threatening note on bathroom sink which a
janitor discovered. The note said to F*** everybody. This was a bomb
threat with a detonation time set for approximately 9:23 AM (CST).
However the plot was foiled.
March 2006 Sydney, NSW, Australia After hearing of students planning
to assault their suburban high school, police searched a suspect's house
and found plans to bomb the school, along with books such as The
Anarchist Cookbook, which the student was using to learn how to make a bomb.
March 2, 2006 Muscatine, Iowa, USA On March 1, 2006, Muscatine High
School student, Joseph Titus, was arrested at his parents’ home after he
sent a message to a friend on the internet that said he planned to bring
a bomb to school. Law-enforcement officials found materials that could
be used to make a bomb in the young man’s home. No violent acts were
committed but the teen was sentenced to a prison term.
March 3, 2006 Greenwood, Indiana, USA Three 15-year-old boys and one
16-year-old boy were arrested for attempting to hold Center Grove High
School hostage using guns. Their claim was they were tired of athletes
making fun of them. [21]
April 20, 2006 Riverton, Kansas, USA Five students, ages 16-18,
planned to kill a dozen potential victims, including a staff member at
Riverton High School. The students revealed on April 19 on MySpace that
they were going to commit the school shooting. The five teens planned to
dress in black trench coats and shoot out the school security cameras.
Authorities arrested four of the students at their homes and the other
on campus on April 20 when a woman alerted them to the postings on
MySpace.com about the plot. When the students' homes were searched,
guns, ammunition, and knives were found. Prosecutors will charge the
five students with conspiracy to commit murder. The school shooting was
chosen to coincide with the anniversary of the Columbine High School
shooting and Adolf Hitler's birthday[22]

[23].
April 22, 2006 North Pole, Alaska, USA Six middle-school students were
arrested after it was revealed they planned to kill students and faculty
members. The students intended to use knives and guns, while also
disabling the power and telephone systems at the school. Unlike most
other school shootings, the students planned to kill selected students
and faculty and then escape the school. The plot was exposed when a
student told one of his parents about rumors of the upcoming school
shooting and the parent contacted authorities. According to authorities,
the six students could face charges for first-degree conspiracy to
commit murder. [24]
April 23, 2006 Pearl, Mississippi, USA Two students from Pearl Junior
High were arrested and charged with making threatening statements to
fellow classmates. They broadcast their intentions on the Web site
Xanga, warning students not to go to class on May 1, 2006. On the site,
the students used the alias of Luke Woodham, the student who killed his
mother and two students at Pearl High School in 1997. [25]
April 24, 2006 Puyallup, Washington, USA Brian Michael Evans, 16, was
arrested after plotting to shoot people at his school. He was caught
when he sent an instant message to another student, who reported him.
Evans allegedly had planned to attack the school and then commit suicide
afterward. In the message, the sender claimed he wanted "to finally go
out in a blaze of hatred and fury". When Evans' house was searched, a
home-made bomb, and a CD detailing how to make bombs, were found. [26]
June 2, 2006 Utica, New York, USA Two gangs at Proctor High School in
Utica, New York, were rumored to shoot at each other during school after
one of the gang's members, Keith Moore, was killed the night before.
Most of the students either left the school or signed out, but nothing
happened.
September 15, 2006 Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA Two 17-year-old boys and
one 18-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of a possible shooting
attack at Green Bay East High School. News reports said they were
depressed and were fascinated with Columbine. Numerous weapons were
found in their homes.
September 18, 2006 Hudson, Quebec, Canada A 15-year-old was arrested
after uttering death threats via the same Internet site as Dawson
College shooter Kimveer Gill. He was planning a similar type shooting at
a high school west of Montreal [27].
September 22, 2006 Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA Morgan Little Wolf, a
12-year-old sixth grader called a bomb threat at Taft Middle School.
Many children and teachers stayed home, and the school was evacuated for
fifteen minutes, but nothing happened. Little Wolf was then expelled
after the incident.
October 2, 2006 Cincinnati, Ohio, USA A 15-year-old freshman was
arrested at his home when he sent a text message threatening to bring
his gun to a local high school. The school was locked down while police
arrested the suspect, but re-opened in time for classes. [28]
October 6, 2006 Kernersville, North Carolina A message was found on a
bathroom wall at East Forsyth High School on Tuesday stating there would
be a school shooting at 9 A.M.on Friday it also included a racial
message. Security was raised, students were kept at home, while few went
to school. Nothing happened at 9 A.M.
October 2006 Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada A 14-year-old student at
Bridgewater Junior-Senior High School was arrested on several charges
after he threatened to kill several students at the school. Many
students stayed home for fear of a shooting, but nothing happened. There
was also rumored to be a shooting at nearby Parkview High, but this was
also foiled.
March 16, 2007 Riner, Virginia, United States Two teens were arrested
for conspiracy to commit murder, after one of them planned to shoot the
Auburn Middle School's principal and other people. A gun and some
ammunition were recovered from one of the suspects. [13]
April 13, 2007 Calgary, Alberta, Canada A 14-year-old student at St.
Gregory Junior High School was arrested on charges relating to a plan to
murder at least 2 of his teachers. An assault rifle and a plan were
recovered at his home.[14]

[edit] Other gun-related incidents in schools
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Date Location Description
May 4, 1970 Kent, Ohio, United States National Guard open fire on
students at Kent State University during an anti-Vietnam protest,
killing 4 and wounding 10. See Kent State University shootings for more
information.
January 8, 1991 Richardson, Texas, United States Jeremy Wade Delle
brought a .357 magnum to Richardson High School and committed suicide in
front of his class of about 30 students. This incident inspired Pearl
Jam's song Jeremy. [29] [30]
March 25, 1994 Near Atlanta, Georgia, United States Brian Head, 15,
shot and killed himself during his high school economics class at Etowah
High School. Head had been a longtime target for bullies because of his
weight and thick glasses. His father, Bill, subsequently successfully
lobbied for a law that criminalized bullying and required schools to
alert parents of bullied children.
May 26, 1994 Union, Kentucky, United States Clay Shrout kills his
family and holds hostages later at school. [31]
October 1, 2001 Modbury High School, South Australia, Australia A 16
year old boy commits suicide on a library balcony in front of teachers
and students with a .303 rifle, the first fatal school shooting in South
Australia's history.
October 7, 2004 Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States A 15 year
old boy committed suicide near his high school. He was reportedly
despondent after breaking up with his girlfriend.
December 10, 2004 Nine Mile Falls, Washington, United States A 16 year
old boy killed himself with a handgun in his high school and the gunshot
sent the faculty into panic, causing them to lockdown the school. A
canister containing fireworks, shotgun shells and rifle cartridges was
later found in the boy's backpack.
January 13, 2006 Longwood, Florida, United States 15 year old Chris
Penley brought a handgun to Milwee Middle School, and held his class
hostage for a short time before eventually being fatally shot in a
bathroom by police. It was soon discovered that the gun was actually a
pellet gun, causing controversy over whether his death was justified.
May 25, 2006 Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States An 18 year old
Max Brotzman brought a 22-caliber rifle, among other weapons, into
school in a guitar case to kill himself. He did not succeed.
September 14, 2006 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada A 22 year old university
law student fired a pellet gun at one of the buildings of the University
of Ottawa in a drive-by shooting. He was quickly arrested at his home
and was subsequently banned from the University. No one was injured.[32]
September 16, 2006 St. Louis, Missouri, United States A senior student
of Westminster High School, Austin Vincent, reportedly text-messaged his
friend, saying he would commit suicide. This was later forwarded to a
counselor, who called the police. He did not attend school on September
16. School got out at 3:00, and he arrived around 3:45. He got out of
his mother's car holding a rifle. Police were already on the scene.
Vincent reportedly pointed the rifle at his head, then waved it at the
police. Officers took 3 shots, and he was hit in the leg by at least
one. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition. He would later be
tried as an adult.[33]
October 2, 2006 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States An ex-student of
Mojave High School went on campus with a gun, his motive unknown at the
time. Students recognized him as not being a student anymore and
notified school police immediately. The suspect ran from the school and
ditched his gun behind a church close to Mojave. Mojave, as well as 3
middle schools and 1 elementary school were placed on lockdown while
police searched for him.
October 4, 2006 Evans, Georgia, United States On October 4, 2006 an
unknown student at Evans High School, Evans, Georgia posted a threat in
the boys' bathroom wall promising bloodshed on October 4. 2006. It was
quoted to say " The Blood of The Innocent Will Run at Evans on October 4
." The school was placed on lockdown but no attacks were commenced.
October 9, 2006 Joplin, Missouri, United States A 13-year-old student
fired a cheap imitation AK-47 inside his middle school after confronting
two others students and his principal. The student was wearing a mask
and had pointed the gun at Principal Steve Gilbreth, Assistant
Superintendent Steve Doerr and two students, saying, "please don't make
me do this". After firing a shot into the ceiling and breaking a water
pipe, the student's gun jammed when he attempted to fire additional
shots. The student was then confronted by police officers and taken into
custody. The identity of this student is yet to be released. Officers
also found a note in the student's backpack indicating that he had
placed an explosive in the school (which has 700 students). No one was
injured in the incident.[34]
October 17, 2006 Katy, Texas, United States A Seven Lakes High School
student committed suicide outside the cafeteria. The school was forced
into lockdown for about two hours while the school officials fielded
concerns of worried parents, who found out via texting of Seven Lakes
students. No other students were hurt, nor did the teen plan on hurting
any other student. Though he was not pronounced dead immediately, he was
declared DOA as soon as his parents were notified.


April 3, 2007 Anna, Texas, United States A former student of Anna High
School brought a gun to the school and threatened to commit suicide. The
school went on lockdown for about two hours.

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a***@attbi.com
2007-04-19 15:31:34 UTC
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Post by PagCal
Primary and Elementary school killings
The evident love and care with which you collect these stories points
to a masturbatory fantasy on your part. It also looks like you're
trying to warm yourself up to do the same deeds.
j***@ix.netcom.com
2007-04-19 16:07:28 UTC
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Post by a***@attbi.com
Post by PagCal
Primary and Elementary school killings
The evident love and care with which you collect these stories points
to a masturbatory fantasy on your part. It also looks like you're
trying to warm yourself up to do the same deeds.
Somebody needs to monitor the original poster's actions very
carefully.
Felix D.
2007-04-20 03:33:19 UTC
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Post by j***@ix.netcom.com
Post by a***@attbi.com
Post by PagCal
Primary and Elementary school killings
The evident love and care with which you collect these stories points
to a masturbatory fantasy on your part. It also looks like you're
trying to warm yourself up to do the same deeds.
Somebody needs to monitor the original poster's actions very
carefully.
But ... but ... what about his Pry-Vah-See?
PagCal
2007-04-20 07:44:55 UTC
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Post by Felix D.
Post by j***@ix.netcom.com
Post by a***@attbi.com
Post by PagCal
Primary and Elementary school killings
The evident love and care with which you collect these stories points
to a masturbatory fantasy on your part. It also looks like you're
trying to warm yourself up to do the same deeds.
Somebody needs to monitor the original poster's actions very
carefully.
Monitor this: I'm quite well armed.
Post by Felix D.
But ... but ... what about his Pry-Vah-See?
FerdinandAkin
2007-04-20 09:46:59 UTC
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Post by PagCal
Post by Felix D.
Post by j***@ix.netcom.com
Post by a***@attbi.com
Post by PagCal
Primary and Elementary school killings
The evident love and care with which you collect these stories points
to a masturbatory fantasy on your part. It also looks like you're
trying to warm yourself up to do the same deeds.
Somebody needs to monitor the original poster's actions very
carefully.
Monitor this: I'm quite well armed.
Post by Felix D.
But ... but ... what about his Pry-Vah-See?
Watch out! PagCal has a 1967 Oldsmobile Delmont 88, and he knows how to use it.
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a***@attbi.com
2007-04-20 18:48:27 UTC
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PagCal
2007-04-21 10:48:26 UTC
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Post by PagCal
� � Somebody needs to monitor the original poster's �actions very
carefully.
Monitor this: I'm quite well armed.
So you collect stories of murder and mayhem to slake your twisted
passions AND you own guns?
What, are you another Cho waiting for the right moment to go off?
No, just a Wikipedia reader, as that's where the list came from.
FerdinandAkin
2007-04-21 11:09:29 UTC
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Post by PagCal
Post by PagCal
� � Somebody needs to monitor the original poster's �actions very
carefully.
Monitor this: I'm quite well armed.
So you collect stories of murder and mayhem to slake your twisted
passions AND you own guns?
What, are you another Cho waiting for the right moment to go off?
No, just a Wikipedia reader, as that's where the list came from.
So you admit you are a liar, and you are not well armed.

©
2007-04-20 07:25:09 UTC
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On Thu, 19 Apr 2007 06:43:21 -0400, PagCal <***@runbox.com> wrote:

|>Primary and Elementary school killings
|>
|>Date Location Description
|>May 18, 1927 Bath, Michigan, USA Bath School disaster. School board
|>member Andrew Kehoe, upset by a property tax for a new school building
|>which caused the foreclosure of his farm, set up a series of explosions
|>in the Bath elementary school. That morning he killed his wife and set
|>his farm building on fire. While fire fighters were arriving at the
|>farm, an explosion destroyed the north wing of the school. As people
|>gathered outside the school, Kehoe drove up and detonated a bomb inside
|>his shrapnel-filled vehicle. During the rescue efforts, searchers
|>discovered an additional 500 pounds (230 kg) of unexploded dynamite and
|>pyrotol planted throughout the basement of the school's south wing.
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|>
|>April 3, 2007 Anna, Texas, United States A former student of Anna High
|>School brought a gun to the school and threatened to commit suicide. The
|>school went on lockdown for about two hours.
|>
|>[edit]


Nice long list of life's gruesome realities, but considering the
limited effectiveness of a rifle and the less accuracy of a handgun, we can
consider that a car plowwing a bunch of pedestrians or a crowd at a rally is
100X more effective in senseless killing.

Take Simple always available jokes like Bleach/ Ammonia Chlorine
"Mustard Gas" mixtures are available anytime anywhere and is deadlier than
all the guns you can carry "put together". etc............etc..........
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