US School Shooting #1}
The earliest known US school shooting - July 26, 1764
Present-Day Greencastle, PA
4 shooters entered a schoolhouse where they shot & killed the schoolmaster & killed 10 children. Only 2 kids survived.
Nov. 2, 1853 Louisville, KY
A student, Matthew Ward, bought a self-cocking pistol in the morning, went to school and killed Schoolmaster Mr. Butler in front of his classmates for excessively punishing his brother the day before.
March 9, 1873 Salisbury, MD
After school, a teacher was walking with four small children. She was approached by a Mr. Hall and shot. The Schoolmaster ran out, but she was dead instantly. Hall threw himself in front of a train.
July 4, 1886 Charleston, South Carolina
During Sunday school, a young female student shot and killed one of her male classmates for "circulating slanderous reports" about her.
June 12, 1887 Cleveland, Tennessee
A young male student went to his school and fatally shot Miss Irene Fann, his little sister's teacher.
February 26, 1902 Camargo, Illinois
Teacher Fletcher R. Barnett shot and killed another teacher, Eva C. Wiseman, in front of her class at a school near Camargo, Illinois.
US School Shooting #7)
Feb. 24, 1903 Inman, South Carolina
A student was shot & fatally wounded BY HIS TEACHER Reuben Pitts after he had jerked a rod from Pitts' hands to resist punishment.
October 10, 1906 Cleveland, Ohio
Harry Smith shot and killed 22-year-old teacher Mary Shepard at South Euclid School.
Kill count so far: 16
March 23, 1907 Carmi, Illinois
George Nicholson shot and killed John Kurd at a schoolhouse outside of Carmi, Illinois during a school rehearsal.
March 11, 1908 Boston, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Bailey Hardee was shot to death by Sarah Chamberlain Weed at the Laurens School, a finishing school in Boston. Weed then turned the gun on herself and committed suicide.
February 12, 1909 San Francisco, California
10-year-old Dorothy Malakanoff was shot and killed by 49-year-old Demetri Tereaschinko at her school in San Francisco for refusing to elope with him.
January 10, 1912 Warrenville, Illinois
Sylvester E. Adams shot and killed teacher Edith Smith after she rejected his advances. Adams then shot and killed himself.
March 27, 1919 Lodi Township, Michigan
19-year-old teacher Irma Casler was shot and killed in her classroom at Rentschler school in Lodi Township, Michigan by Robert Warner.
September 14, 1934 Gill, Massachusetts
Headmaster Elliott Speer was murdered by a shotgun blast through the window of his study at Northfield Mount Hermon School. The crime was never solved.
June 4, 1936 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Wesley Crow shot and killed his Lehigh University English instructor, C. Wesley Phy over a grade dispute. Crow committed suicide after shooting Phy.
September 24, 1937 Toledo, Ohio
12-year-old Robert Snyder shot and wounded his principal, June Mapes, in her office at Arlington public school. He then fled the school grounds and shot and wounded himself.
May 6, 1940 South Pasadena, California
After being removed as principal of South Pasadena Junior High School, Verlin Spencer shot six school officials, killing five, before attempting to commit suicide by shooting himself in the stomach.
May 23, 1940: New York City, New York
Matthew Gillespie, 62-year-old janitor at the junior school of the Dwight School for Girls, shot and critically wounded Mrs. Marshall Coxe, secretary of the junior school.
September 12, 1940 Uniontown, Pennsylvania
29-year-old teacher Carolyn Dellamea is shot to death inside her third grade classroom by 35-year-old William Kuhns. Kuhns then shot himself in the chest in a failed suicide attempt.
June 26, 1946: Brooklyn, New York
A 15-year-old schoolboy was shot in the chest at 11:30 A.M. in the basement of the Public School 147 annex of the Brooklyn High School for Automotive Trades.
November 13, 1949 Columbus, Ohio,
Ohio State University freshman James Heer shot and killed his fraternity brother Jack McKeown, 21, an Ohio State senior.
November 27, 1951 New York City, New York David Brooks, a 15-year-old student, was fatally shot in front of his gradeschool pupils.
January 11, 1955 Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
After his dormmates urinated on his mattress, Bob Bechtel, a 20-year-old student at Swarthmore College, returned to his dorm with a shotgun & used it to shoot and kill fellow student Holmes Strozier.
May 4, 1956 in Prince George's County, Maryland
15-year-old student Billy Prevatte fatally shot one teacher & injured two others at Maryland Park Junior High School in Prince George's County after he had been reprimanded from the school.
March 4, 1958: New York City, New York
A 17-year-old student shot a boy in the Manual Training High School.
May 1, 1958: Massapequa, New York
A 15-year-old high school freshman was shot and killed by a classmate in a washroom of the Massapequa High School.
February 2, 1960 Hartford City, Indiana
Principal Leonard Redden shot and killed two teachers with a shotgun at William Reed Elementary School in Hartford City, Indiana, before fleeing into a remote forest, where he committed suicide.
August 1, 1966 University of Texas
Charles Whitman climbs atop the observation deck at the University of Texas, killing 16 people & wounding 31 during a 96-minute rampage.
Kill Count So Far: 66
January 30, 1968 Miami, Florida 16-year-old Blanche Ward shot and killed fellow student Linda Lipscomb, 16, with a .22-caliber pistol at Miami Jackson High School.
November 19, 1969 Tomah, Wisconsin
Principal Martin Mogensen is shot to death in his office by a 14-year-old boy armed with a 20 gauge shotgun.
May 15, 1970, 12:05 a.m, Jackson, MS
Known as the Jackson State Killings, police opened fire on the campus of Jackson State University, killing 2 and injuring 12.
May 4, 1970, 12:24 p.m., Kent, Ohio
Known as the Kent State Shooting, the National Guard opened fire on the campus of Kent State University, killing 4 and injuring 9.
December 30, 1974 Olean, New York
Anthony Barbaro,17, kills 3 & wounds 11 with a rifle & shotgun at his high school, which was closed for the Christmas holiday. Barbaro kept a diary with several "battle plans" for his attack on the school.
US School Shootings #41)
June 12, 1976 California State University
The school's CUSTODIAN opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle in the library of the California State University, killing 7 & wounding 2.
February 22, 1978 Lansing, Michigan After being taunted for his beliefs, a 15-year-old self-proclaimed Nazi, kills one student and wounds a second with a Luger pistol.
Kill Count So Far: 87
January 29, 1979 Grover Cleveland
Elementary School Shootings, California
A 16yr old girl opened fire with the rifle, a gift from her father, killing 2 and wounding 9.
September 4, 1985 Richmond, Virginia
At the end of the second day of school from the East End Middle School a 12yr old boy fatally shot a girl with his mother's gun.
October 18, 1985 Detroit, Michigan
During halftime of the homecoming football game, A boy (who was in a fight earlier that day) pulled out a shotgun and opened fire, injuring six students.
December 10, 1985 Portland, CT
After being locked inside an office, a 13-yr-old boy pulled out a 9mm assault rifle and opened fire, injuring the Principal & secretary. Fleeing upstairs, he shot the janitor in the head and took a boy hostage for 45 min.
March 2, 1987 Missouri
An honours student, Nathan Ferris, 12, shot and killed a classmate and then himself.
Sep. 26, 1988 Greenwood, SC
Oakland Elementary School
19 yr-old James Wilson Jr. shot 9 children, killing 1, with a 9-round pistol. He then went into the girls restroom & shot a PE teacher. Entering a classroom, he shot & wounded 6 more students.
Dec. 16, 1988 Virginia Beach, VA
Nick Elliott, 15, opened fire w/ a semiauto pistol @ Atlantic Shores Christian School. His first shots struck a teacher. When she went down he killed her at point blank range & then injured 1 more before his gun jammed.
May 1, 1992 Olivehurst, California
Eric Houston, 20, killed four people and wounded 10 in an armed siege at his former high school. Prosecutors said the attack was in retribution for a failing grade.
February 2, 1996 Moses Lake, Washington
Two students and one teacher killed, one other wounded when 14-year-old Barry Loukaitis opened fire on his algebra class.
February 19, 1997 Bethel, Alaska
Principal and one student shot and killed, two others wounded by Evan Ramsey, 16.
Kill Count So Far: 120
US School Shootings #62
March 24, 1998 Jonesboro, AR
4 students/1 teacher killed, 10 wounded outside as Westside Middle School emptied during a false fire alarm.
Mitchell Johnson, 13, & Andrew Golden, 11, shot at their classmates & teachers from the woods.
April 24, 1998 Edinboro, PA
One teacher was shot and killed, two students wounded during a dance at James W. Parker Middle School. Andrew Wurst, 14, was charged.
May 21, 1998 Springfield, OR
2 students killed, 22 wounded in the cafeteria at Thurston High School by 15-year-old Kip Kinkel.
Kinkel had been arrested and released a day earlier for bringing a gun to school.
His parents were later found dead at home
June 15, 1998 Richmond, Virginia
One teacher and one guidance counselor shot and wounded by a 14-year-old boy in the school hallway.
April 20, 1999 Littleton, CO
14 students (incl. shooters) & 1 teacher killed; 27 wounded at Columbine High School.
Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, plotted the attack for a year.
At the end of their hour-long rampage, they committed suicide.
May 20, 1999 Conyers, Georgia.
Six students injured at Heritage High School by Thomas Solomon, 15, who was reportedly depressed after breaking up with his girlfriend.
May 20, 1999 Conyers, GA
"T.J." Solomon Jr., 15, shot & wounded 6 students at Heritage High School.
Nov. 19, 1999 Deming, New Mexico
13-year-old Victor Cordova Jr., fatally shot 13-year-old Deming Middle School schoolmate, Araceli Tena.
Cordova said he had intended to commit suicide but was jostled by others and his gun moved.
December 6, 1999 Fort Gibson, OK
13-year-old Seth Trickey opened fire in the courtyard of his middle school.
Five were injured, including a girl who was shot in the face (but lived).
Trickey brought the gun from home.
February 29, 2000 Flint, Michigan.
Shooting of Kayla Rolland: At Buell Elementary School, 6-year-old Dedrick Owens fatally shot 6-year-old classmate Kayla Rolland.
Owens has since been the youngest documented school shooter.
May 26, 2000 Lake Worth, FL
13-year-old honor student, Nathan Brazill, was sent home for throwing water balloons, but returned to his Lake Worth Middle School with a family pistol. He fatally shot teacher Barry Grunow.
He was Brazill's favorite.
August 28, 2000 Fayetteville, AK
James Easton Kelly, 36, a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at University of Arkansas, killed 67-year-old Dr. John R. Locke, the English professor overseeing his coursework, and then killed himself.
September 26, 2000 New Orleans, LA
Darrel Johnson & Alfred Anderson, both 13, were initially charged with attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of 15 year-old William Pennington.
Charges were later reduced to Aggravated Battery.
March 5, 2001 Santee, CA
Santana High School: Charles Williams, 15, killed 2 students & wounded 13.
He was arrested and convicted of murder and attempted murder.
He was sentenced to life with the chance of parole after serving fifty years.
March 7, 2001 Williamsport, PA
Elizabeth Catherine Bush, 14, shot & wounded fellow student Kimberly Marchese in the cafeteria of Bishop Neumann High School.
She had been frequently teased and suffered from depression.
May 16, 2001 Parkland, WA
Music instructor James Holloway was shot multiple times with a handgun at Pacific Lutheran University by a man from Tacoma.
The victim was chosen randomly, as the shooter had a personal dispute with a different staff member.
March 22, 2001 El Cajon, California.
18-year-old former student, Jason Hoffman, opened fire at Granite Hills High School, injuring five people.
He was convicted of assault and sentenced to prison, where he committed suicide in 2002.
January 15, 2002 New York City, New York
17-year-old Vincent Rodriguez, wounded two students at Martin Luther King, Jr. High School in Manhattan, with a semi-automatic pistol.
He was retaliating for the victims having harassed his girlfriend.
Oct. 7, 2002 Bowie, Maryland
Beltway sniper attack: 1 wounded, 13-year-old Iran Brown, as he arrived at Benjamin Tasker Middle School.
His aunt, who had just dropped him off, rushed him to a hospital emergency room. He survived, despite serious injury.
October 29, 2002 Jersey City, New Jersey
A 15-year-old student was shot in the abdomen & wounded at Lincoln High School, during an argument with another student.
Another 15-year-old student was arrested and charged with attempted murder.
April 14, 2003 New Orleans, LA
Steven Williams, 18, & James Tate, 17, opened fire with an AK-47 & a handgun at John McDonogh High School, killing 1 & wounding 3 students.
Williams was sentenced to life in prison, Tate was sentenced to 15 years.
April 24, 2003 Red Lion, PA
James Sheets, 14, entered Red Lion Area Junior High School armed with his stepfather's pistols.
He killed the school's principal, Eugene Segro, before killing himself.
May 9, 2003 Cleveland, OH
Biswanath Halder, a 62-year-old business school alumnus, killed 1 & wounded 2 using a semi-automatic rifle.
He held the building and nearly 100 occupants hostage for 7 hours before being apprehended.
Sep. 24, 2003 Cold Spring, MN
John McLaughlin, 15, shot Seth Bartell, 15, & Aaron Rollins, 17, at Rocori High School. Rollins was killed instantly, Bartell died 16 days later.
McLaughlin was sentenced to life in prison with the chance of parole in 2038.
My biggest fear since starting this thread is that there will be another shooting added to the list before I even get to finish making it.
See you in the morning.
US School Shootings #86
February 2, 2004 Washington, D.C.
Thomas J. Boykin was acquitted of the shooting and murder of 17-year-old James Richardson, a football player at Ballou High School in Southeast Washington.
February 9, 2004 East Greenbush, New York
Jon W. Romano in East Greenbush, New York fired two rounds from a shotgun, seriously wounding a teacher.
He was tackled by the assistant principal and charged with one count of attempted murder.
May 7, 2004 Randallstown, Maryland
Two students were charged with a school shooting that arose from a dispute after a basketball game at Randallstown High School.
Four persons were injured, two critically.
One student was paralyzed from the waist down.
March 21, 2005 Red Lake, MN
Jeffrey Weise, 16, killed his grandfather & his companion, then drove to Red Lake Senior High School.
Armed with his grandfather's police guns, Weise killed 6 students (incl. himself), and 2 staff, and wounded 7.
September 13, 2005 Chicago, IL
Harlan Community Academy High:
A fight broke out between 2 boys, 15, in the gym.
Chris Huff took out a pistol & shot the other in the leg.
He was charged as an adult for aggravated battery with a firearm.
November 8, 2005 Jacksboro, TN
Campbell County High School: Inside the school office, Kenneth Bartley, 15, shot the school principal & both vice principals, killing 1.
Bartley was sentenced to 45 years in prison.
Feb. 23, 2006 Roseburg, OR
A freshman, 14, shot Joseph Monti, 16, 4 times in the back with a semi-automatic handgun at Roseburg High School.
He was found guilty of attempted murder and assault in July 2006, and will be held in prison until he turns 25.
March 14, 2006 Reno, NV
Pine Middle School:
In the hallway, a student, 14, shot and seriously injured 2 classmates, Alexander Rueda & Kenzie McKeon, with a revolver belonging to his parents.
He was sentenced as a juvenile with community service.
Aug. 24, 2006 Essex Junction, VM
A man, 26, shot his girlfriend's mother, Linda Lambesis, 57 at her home & went to Essex Elementary School where Andrea (his gf) worked.
He shot/killed Mary Shanks, 56. He wounded Mary Snedeker, 52, & Chad Johansen, 26.
Aug. 30, 2006 Hillsborough, NC
After killing his father, a teen went to his high school where he shot/wounded 2 students.
He was reportedly obsessed with Columbine & had written an email to the current Columbine principal before committing his own crime.
September 17, 2006 Pittsburgh, PA
5 Duquesne basketball players were shot early Sunday morning during an apparent act of random violence on campus, leaving 3 hospitalized — 2 of them in critical condition.
September 27, 2006 Bailey, CO
Platte Canyon High School hostage crisis:
A 53-year-old drifter walked into Platte Canyon High School and took 6 girls hostage, sexually assaulting them.
As SWAT stormed the school, he killed Emily Keyes, 16, then himself.
Sep. 29, 2006 Cazenovia, WI
Weston High School:
A freshman, 15, aimed a 20-gauge shotgun at teacher Chuck Keller before it was wrestled from him by a custodian.
Using a revolver, he shot/killed the principal, John Klang.
He was sentenced to life.
Oct. 2, 2006 Nickel Mines, PA
West Nickel Mines Amish School:
A milk truck driver, 32, killed 5 Amish girls and wounded 5 others before killing himself.
Kill Count So Far: 182
(On school grounds)
January 3, 2007 Tacoma, WA
A student, 18, shot/killed Samnang Kok, 17, in the hallway of Henry Foss High School.
In 2009, he was sentenced to 23 years in prison on a charge of second-degree murder.
April 16, 2007 Blacksburg, VA 33 23 A tech student killed 32 students and faculty members at Virginia Tech, wounding another 17 students and faculty members in two separate attacks on the same day before committing suicide.
Oct. 10, 2007 Cleveland, OH
SuccessTech Academy shooting:
A suspended student, 14, returned to the academy where he fired shots into the school building, seriously injuring 4.
He then shot himself in the head, committing suicide.
Feb. 8, 2008 Baton Rouge, LA
A 23-year-old nursing student at Louisiana Technical College killed two classmates and herself in a second floor classroom.
Feb. 12, 2008 Oxnard, CA
Murder of Larry King:
A student, 14, shot Lawrence "Larry" King, 15, twice in the head at E.O. Green Junior High School McInerney for being openly gay.
Feb. 14, 2008 DeKalb, IL
Northern Illinois University shooting:
A former student, 27, shot and killed 5, injuring 21, before taking his own life.
Aug. 14, 2008 Federal Way, WA
Omero Mendez, 26, was waiting at the Lakota Middle School campus to pick up his gf's son.
He was confronted by 3 students, each 16, in an SUV.
The boys flashed gang signs and shot Mendez in the head.
August 21, 2008 Knoxville, TN
At Central High School, a student, 15, shot and killed Ryan McDonald, 15.
In 2011, the shooter was sentenced to thirty years in prison after pleading guilty to murder in a plea agreement.
Oct. 16, 2008 Detroit, MI
Chris Walker, 16, was shot/killed, 3 were critically wounded during a drive-by shooting outside Henry Ford High School as classes let out.
Three teenagers were arrested, with one receiving life without parole.
US School Shootings #109
Oct. 26, 2008 Conway, AR
University of Central Arkansas:
FOUR youths shot/killed 2 students, Ryan Henderson, 18, & Chavares Block, 19, while wounding 1 other.
Nov. 13, 2008 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Amanda Collette, 15, was shot and killed in the hallway at Dillard High School.
The shooter, also 15, was sentenced to twenty-five years to life on a first-degree murder charge.
Jan. 9, 2009 Chicago, IL
As attendees left a basketball game at Dunbar High School, a truck pulled over and someone inside fired shots at the crowd, wounding 5 people, 3 critically.
Police believed it was gang-related.
June 16, 2009 San Francisco, CA
As students were being let out of International Studies Academy, a man, 18, opened fire, critically wounding 3 people.
February 5, 2010 Madison, AL
A student, 14, killed 14-year-old Todd Brown at Discovery Middle School as classes were changing.
The shooting was possibly related to gang activitiy.
US School Shootings #114
Feb. 12, 2010 Huntsville, AL
A biology professor shot and killed the Chairman of the biology department as well as 2 biology professors.
4 other professors/staff were shot & wounded.
Feb. 23, 2010 Littleton, CO
Deer Creek Middle School:
A shooter, 32, opened fire from the school parking lot, critically wounding 2 students, Reagan Webber and Matt Thieu.
In October 2011, the shooter was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
US School Shootings #116
March 9, 2010 Columbus, Ohio
An Ohio State University custodian, Nathaniel Brown, shot two School staff, killing one and critically wounding the other.
Sep. 8, 2010 Detroit, Michigan
2 students were shot and wounded at Mumford High School by a 17-year-old student.
The shooter was tried as an adult and charged with assault with intent to kill.
In 2012, he was sentenced to 27 years in prison.
September 28, 2010 Austin, TX
A sophomore student, 19, wielding an AK-47 and wearing a ski mask, opened fire and then killed himself in a University of Texas library.
There were no other fatalities.
October 1, 2010 Salinas, CA
15-year-old student Jose Daniel Cisneros was shot several times and killed on an athletic field at Alisal High School.
Police believed the shooting was gang-related.
Oct. 8, 2010 Carlsbad, CA
A man, 41, climbed over a fence and opened fire with a handgun on the playground of Kelly Elementary, which had 230 students present.
Two students were injured before he was subdued. He was sentenced almost 200 years in prison.
A male student, 15, took 23 students and a teacher hostage inside a classroom of Marinette High School for 5 hours. He had stormed in, firing a handgun.
Police persuaded the boy to release the hostages, but he shot himself in the head.
Dec. 6, 2010 Aurora, CO
Aurora Central High School:
A female shooter, 20, had fired shots from a car trying to hit gang rivals.
A 17-year-old girl was struck by a stray bullet and was paralyzed.
The shooter was sentenced to 35 years in prison.
Jan. 5, 2011 Omaha, NE
Millard South High School:
A student, 18, shot & killed vice principal Vicki Kaspar & wounded principal Curtis Case before opening fire at police, wounding the school nurse.
Kill Count So Far: 239
On school grounds incl. Suicide.
March 25, 2011 Martinsville, IN
A suspended student, 15, returned to Martinsville West Middle School with a handgun & shot Chance Jackson, 15, twice in the abdomen.
Jackson had to undergo 3 surgeries to save his life; he suffers from PTSD.
March 31, 2011 Houston, TX
Multiple gunmen opened fire during a powder puff football game at Worthing High School. One man, an 18-year-old former student named Tremaine De Ante’ Paul, died.
Five other people were injured.
Oct. 24, 2011 Fayetteville, NC
Cape Fear High School:
Catilyn Abercrombie, 15, was shot in the neck with a rifle by fellow a student.
She was hospitalized for 2 months in critical condition.
December 9, 2011 Edinburg, Texas
Two students were shot after school at Harwell Middle School in Edinburg, Texas while trying out for their school's basketball team.
The shooting allegedly was done by an adult standing off campus.
Feb. 27, 2012 Chardon, OH
Chardon High School shooting:
A male student, 17, took a semi-automatic handgun Chardon High School, where he fired 10 shots at a group of students sitting in the cafeteria.
He killed 3 boys and wounded 3 other students.
March 6, 2012 Jacksonville, FL
Episcopal School of Jacksonville:
A fired Spanish teacher returned to the campus armed with an AK-47 which he concealed in a guitar case.
He entered the Headmaster's office and shot/killed her, then shot himself.
US School Shootings #130
April 2, 2012 Oakland, CA
A mentally insane man, 43, shot and killed 7 students with a handgun and wounded 3 others.
Kill Count So Far: 254
(On school grounds incl. suicides)
US School Shootings #131
August 16, 2012 Memphis, TN
Two Hamilton High School students were shot and severely wounded in the parking lot of the school.
The attack was believed to be gang-related.
August 27, 2012 Perry Hall, MD
A student, 15, fired a shotgun inside Perry Hall School.
He a youth with Down Syndrome, 17, causing critical wounds.
In February 2013, he was sentenced to thirty-five years in prison on attempted murder charges.
Oct. 6, 2012 Mobile, AL
Gil Collar, 18, was shot/killed by a campus officer.
He was under the influence of a hallucinagenic & had approached the officer "in a fighting stance" while naked and unarmed.
The officer was not charged.
Oct. 19, 2012 Chicago, IL
Banner Academy South:
Terrance Wright, 18, was shot/killed during a robbery at school. He was shot in the chest as he fought back.
Wright had transferred to Banner due to being bullied for his sexuality at his previous school.
Oct. 31, 2012 Los Angeles, CA
At a Halloween party on the University of South CA campus, a student, 20, used a handgun to shoot rival gang member, Geno Hall, 7 times, critically wounding him.
Spencer shot and wounded three other people.
Sandy Hook Part 1:
Dec. 14, 2012 Newtown, CT
Sandy Hook Elementary School:
A man, 20, shot & killed 26 people at an elementary school. He first killed his mother at their shared home before taking her 4 guns and driving to the school....
He killed 20 first-grade children aged 6 during the attack, along with 6 adults, including 4 teachers, the principal, & the school psychologist.
2 other persons were injured.
He then killed himself as police arrived at the school.
January 7, 2013 Fort Myers, FL
Shots were fired at Apostolic Revival Center Christian School, leaving 27-year-old Kristopher Smith dead in what was believed to be a retaliation killing, possibly for his talking with police about a previous incident.
January 15, 2013 St. Louis, Missouri
A 34-year-old gunman shot and seriously wounded an administrator in the school office on the fourth floor of Stevens Institute of Business and Arts.
He shot himself in a failed attempt at suicide.
Jan. 15, 2013 Hazard, KY
3 people were shot & killed at Hazard Community Technical College.
January 16, 2013 Chicago, Illinois
A 17-year-old boy, Tyrone Lawson, was shot & killed at Chicago State University.
The shooting happened at the high school basketball games held on the campus, where Lawson had been a spectator.
Jan. 31, 2013 Phoenix, AZ
An argument escalated to what police described as a "gun battle" at Cesar Chavez High School. Approximately 15 shots were fired at people waiting to get into a scheduled boys' basketball game.
Luckily no one was injured.
Jan. 31, 2013 Atlanta, GA
A 14-year-old male student was critically wounded at Price Middle School. The gunman, a 15-year-old student, was believed to be arguing with him before using a handgun to shoot him.
A teacher was also wounded.
March 18, 2013 Orlando, FL
University Central Florida
A student pulled a fire alarm & held his roommate hostage. When his roommate called 911, he then shot himself in the head.
He was found with an assault weapon, 200 rounds of ammo & 4 homemade bombs.
April 12, 2013 Dublin, VA
New River Community College:
2 women were critically wounded during a shooting at the campus.
A student, 18, was taken into custody. In June 2014, he was sentenced to 38 years in prison.
April 16, 2013 Grambling, Louisiana
Three students were shot on the campus of Grambling State University. They were hospitalized with serious wounds.
April 18, 2013 Cambridge, Massachusetts
At the Institute of Technology, a campus police officer was shot multiple times and killed. The shooting was believed to be perpetrated by the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings 3 days prior to this shooting.
Santa Monica Shooting Part 1:
June 7, 2013 Santa Monica, CA
A student, 23, began a killing spree at his home. After killing his father & brother, he set the house ablaze...
Dressed all in black with body armor & wielding an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, he carjacked Laura Siska, 41, killing Debra Fine, 50, as she tried to intervene.
He then Siska to drive to Santa Monica College....
Upon arriving on the college campus, he opened fire at passing vehicles, including a police car and a city bus, leaving 3 people injured....
He next targeted a Ford Explorer, killing the driver, Carlos Franco, who was also the campus groundskeeper.
He also shot & killed the passenger, Franco's 26-year-old daughter, Marcela Diaz-Franco, a student at the college....
Margarita Gomez, 68, who was collecting cans outside the library, died after being shot in the abdomen and chest.
The shooter then opened fire on fleeing students before shooting into a study hall & was finally subdued.
Aug. 20, 2013 Decatur, GA
Armed with an automatic rifle, a man fired 6 shots inside the front office of Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy. He barricaded himself in the office, where police returned fire.
Luckily, nobody was injured.
15-year-old student, Roderick Bobo, was shot and killed during a football game at North Panola High School in what was termed a gang-related shooting. Two others were injured in the shooting.
Three men were charged as being responsible for the crime.
August 30, 2013 Winston-Salem, NC
A 15-year-old male student was shot at Carver High School, at 2:30 p.m.. He was hospitalized.
An 18-year-old male student was apprehended and convicted of 5 felony charges.
Oct. 4, 2013 Pine Hills, FL
A student, 16, was shot outside Agape Christian Academy at 2 p.m.
An innocent bystander was hit by a stray bullet. The two victims were hospitalized.
The shooter was never caught.
Oct. 21, 2013 Sparks, NV
A 12-year-old boy opened fire at Sparks Middle School, injuring a student.
A teacher/veteran tried to intervene & was shot to death. Another student was wounded trying to help the teacher.
The boy then committed suicide.
November 3, 2013 Lithonia, Georgia
A Stephenson High School student and a janitor were shot in an apparent confrontation between football team members and a group of teens who were not attending the school.
Both were innocent bystanders.
Nov. 13, 2013 Pittsburgh, PA
In the parking lot, at least 1 gunman came from the woods & opened fire on 3 students at Brashear High School.
One student was grazed in the head, another was struck in the neck & shoulder, another was hit in the leg & foot.
Dec. 13, 2013 Centennial, CO
A student, 18, armed with a shotgun, 3 Molotov cocktails, and a machete, shot Claire Davis, 17, in the head, at Arapahoe High School. He then committed suicide.
He had intended to shoot the librarian who had disciplined him.
January 14, 2014 Roswell, New Mexico
A boy, 12, shot & wounded 3 people at Berrendo Middle School.
2 of the victims, ages 10 & 11, were airlifted to a hospital in Lubbock, TX in critical condition.
Jan. 21, 2014 West Lafayette, IN
Andrew Boldt, 21, was killed on the campus of Purdue University.
The shooter, 24, was sentenced to 65 years of prison. He committed suicide in his cell.
Kill Count So Far: 303
(On school grounds incl. suicides)
January 24, 2014 Orangeburg, SC
Several shot fired as a 20-year-old student was killed at South Carolina State University.
A 19-year-old was arrested and charged with murder.
January 25, 2014 Los Angeles, CA
A man was shot and killed at Los Angeles Valley College.
Two suspects were arrested in the fatal shooting.
Ar a basketball game at North High School, there was gunfire in a parking lot of the school from six males in a black jeep.
A 15-year-old girl was critically injured by ricocheting bullets.
April 9, 2014 Greenville, NC
Just after lunch hour at D. H. Conley High School, a car drove past and an occupant reached out of a car window and opened fire in the direction of the school.
Luckily, no one was injured.
April 11, 2014 Detroit, MI
At a Friday evening student awards ceremony called "Grammy Night", four men opened fire into a crowd at East English Village Preparatory Academy.
One 19-year-old, Darryl Smith, was fatally shot in the head.
US School Shootings #166
May 4, 2014 Augusta, Georgia
Two men fired shots inside a dormitory at Paine College on Sunday, severely wounding one student in the head.
Neither of the suspects were students at the school.
May 5, 2014 Augusta, Georgia
Another shooter situation was reported at Paine College on Monday with 1 person shot. The suspect was apparently apprehended and in custody.
It was the second shooting incident to occur at the college campus in two days.
May 8, 2014 Lawrenceville, Georgia
A person was shot and critically wounded at Georgia Gwinnett College.
The specific cause has not yet been identified.
May 14, 2014 Richmond, CA
A student, 14, was shot during a drive-by shooting in front of John F. Kennedy High School. He was shot as he was running towards the school campus after a fight took place.
Police are still searching for the suspect.
June 5, 2014 Seattle, WA
3 students were shot inside a hallway of Otto Miller Hall at Seattle Pacific University, killing 2.
The shooter was subdued with pepper spray & tackled by the student building monitor as he paused to reload his shotgun.
June 10, 2014 Troutdale, OR
At around 8:30 a.m. shots were fired at Reynolds High School. Emilio Hoffman, 14, was killed & a teacher was critically injured.
The gunman, 15, exchanged gunfire with police and then committed suicide in a toilet stall.
September 9, 2014 Miami, FL
Towards the end of the school day, one alternative school student in Miami was shot and hospitalized as a small group of students were fighting.
Sep. 27, 2014 Terre Haute, IN
A 20-year-old Indiana State University student was shot and wounded by another student inside a residence hall.
The shooter was arrested on the following day.
Sep. 30, 2014 Albemarle, NC
2 students engaged in a heated argued at Albemarle High School around 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, and one of the students shot the other two times.
The shooter had committed a stabbing the year prior at West Montgomery High School.
Sep. 30, 2014 Louisville, KY
A student was shot and injured at Fern Creek Traditional High School.
The incident occurred around 1 p.m., reportedly after a student became enraged in a hallway and pulled out a gun.
US School Shootings #176
Oct. 3, 2014 Fairburn, GA
At a homecoming football game, 17-year-old Kristofer Hunter, was shot dead at Langston Hughes High School.
October 24, 2014 Marysville, WA
Marysville Pilchuck High School:
A freshman, 15, shot 5 students in the school cafeteria of Marysville Pilchuck High School, killing 4, before committing suicide.
Kill Count So Far: 319
(On school grounds incl. suicides)
Nov. 20, 2014 Tallahassee, FL
At around 12:40 a.m., a gunman opened fired in the Strozier Library at Florida State University.
3 people were shot and hospitalized.
The attacker was killed on the steps of the library.
Dec. 5, 2014 Claremore, OK
Having been arrested for sexual assault in a girl's dormitory the day prior, a former Tulsa police officer, 38, opened fire on the campus of Rogers State University in an attempt to enter the building before committing suicide.
Dec. 12, 2014 Portland, OR
Rosemary Anderson High School:
A gunman shot and severely wounded three students and one adult man outside Rosemary Anderson High School in north Portland.
US School Shootings $181
Jan. 15, 2015 Milwaukee, WI
A 36-year-old man was charged in the shooting/wounding of a student, 15, his father, & a teacher in the school parking lot at Wisconsin Lutheran High School.
January 16, 2015 Ocala, FL
Two were injured, one critically, by gunfire that occurred at a school basketball game.
One was injured directly by a bullet, the other by ricocheting glass.
Feb. 4, 2015 Frederick, MD
2 students shot & wounded at Frederick High School during a junior varsity boys' basketball game.
Approximately 200 students, staff, and faculty were placed on lockdown for several hours after the shooting.
February 14, 2015 Merced, CA
A young teenager was shot and killed in the parking lot of Tenaya Middle School.
Feb. 23, 2015 Daytona Beach, FL
2 students argued outside the music building at Bethune-Cookman University when one pulled out a gun.
Both children had guns and it is not discovered who did the shooting, which injured 3 other students.
US School Shootings #186
March 30, 2015 University City, MO
Pershing Elementary School:
An armed susoect was arrested in the parking lot, with a 34-year-old-man having been shot in the buttocks.
April 13, 2015 Goldsboro, NC
A faculty member was shot & killed with a rifle in the school library of Wayne Community College.
The gunman, 20, was arrested the next day and, an admitted Neo-Nazi, is being investigated for a hate crime.
April 16, 2015 Paradis, Louisiana
A police officer was shot while he was directing school buses into J.B. Martin Middle School.
The suspect was apprehended at the scene.
April 27, 2015 Lacey, WA
A 15-year-old student at North Thurston High School walked into the commons area and opened fire with a .357 magnum pistol.
A teacher at the school was able to tackle the shooter before anyone was injured.
May 12, 2015 Jacksonville, FL
Police report that a 16-year-old shot 5 bullets into a school bus and severely injured two students.
May 24, 2015 Flint, Michigan
In the early morning hours, shots rang out at Southwestern Classical Academy and 7 were injured.
Two men were apprehended and charged.
August 27, 2015 Savannah, GA
22-year-old student Christopher Starks was fatally shot in a student union building at Savannah State University.
The shooter has not yet been identified.
Sept. 3, 2015 Sacramento, CA
An argument escalated in the parking lot of Sacramento City College. A man opened fire, killing a 25-year-old student and wounding 2 others.
The shooting suspect has not yet been arrested.
September 14, 2015 Cleveland, MS
A geography teacher at Delta State University fatally shot a fellow teacher.
The man was chased by police before committing suicide.
Sep. 30, 2015 Harrisburg, SD
A principal was shot and wounded at Harrisburg High School after an argument with a student.
The suspect, a 16-year-old student at the school, was taken into custody and is charged with first-degree attempted murder.
Oct. 1, 2015 Roseburg, OR
Umpqua Community College:
A gunman, 26, opened fire in a hall on campus, killing 8 students and a teacher, while injuring 9 others.
He then committed suicide after engaging police officers in a gunfight.
Kill Count So Far: 337
You are all heroes in this fight.
US School Shootings #197
Oct. 9, 2015 Flagstaff, AZ
A student, 18, shot & killed 1 student, wounding 3 at Northern Arizona University.
October 9, 2015 Houston, Texas
At a Texas Southern University Dorm, a shooter opened fire, killing none person and injuring another.
Oct. 22, 2015 Nashville, TN
One person was shot and killed, with three others wounded in a shooting at Tennessee State University.
The shooting may have stemmed from an argument over a dice game.
A suspect has not yet been identified or arrested.
Nov. 1, 2015 Winston-Salem, NC
One person died and another person was injured after someone opened fire on the campus of Winston-Salem State University.
A 21-year-old suspect is sought but has not yet been apprehended.
Nov. 20, 2015 North Las Vegas, NV
A 16-year-old student was fatally shot during a fight that involved multiple people on the campus of Mojave High School.
Jan. 22, 2016 Indianapolis, IN
A 15-year-old male was shot and injured during a basketball game at Lawrence Central High School.
Feb. 9, 2016 Muskegon Heights, MI
Four people, including two students, were shot and injured during a basketball game event at Muskegon Heights High School.
February 12, 2016 Glendale, Arizona
Two 15-year-old girls were shot and died in an apparent Murder-Suicide at Independence High School.
Feb. 29, 2016 Middletown, OH
Cameron Smith, 15, & Cooper Caffrey, 14, were shot when a student, 14, opened fire at Madison High School with a .380 caliber handgun.
Brant Murray, 15, & Katherine Douchette, 14, also suffered injuries.
April 23, 2016 Antigo, WI
2 students were shot/injured at Antigo High School during prom by a former student, 18.
The shooter exchanged fire with a school resource officer but was captured after being shot by police.
He died hours later in a hospital.
US School Shootings #207
June 1, 2016 Los Angeles, CA
A Ph.D. student shot & killed his former wife, Ashley Hasti, before going to UCLA and fatally shooting his former professor, William S. Klug, 39, in an engineering building at UCLA.
He then killed himself.
June 8, 2016 Dorchester, MA
A student was killed and 3 others were injured when gunfire erupted at the Jeremiah Burke High School.
A fire-alarm was pulled to lure students into forming a crowd.
Two suspects have been arrested.
US School Shooting #209
Sep. 9, 2016 Alpine, TX
A female student, 14 shot another girl, 16, in an Alpine High School restroom before committing suicide.
A police officer accidentally shot another officer during the incident.
Sep. 28, 2016 Townville, SC
Townville Elementary School: 2 students/1 teacher were shot & wounded after a teen opened fire.
The suspect's father was found dead at his home.
One of the victims, 6-year-old Jacob Hall, died from gunshot wounds.
October 11, 2016 Mobile, Alabama
A student was shot in the abdomen and wounded at Vigor High School. The suspect, a 16-year-old boy, turned himself in and was charged with assault.
Oct. 13, 2016 Columbus, Ohio
Two students were shot and wounded at Linden McKinley STEM Academy.
One was shot in the shoulder, and the other shot in the chest, and both were hospitalized.
Oct. 18, 2016 San Francisco, CA
Four students were shot at June Jordan High School for Equity, a San Francisco public high school. One female victim was in critical condition.
Two people were arrested in the shooting.
Oct. 25, 2016 Sandy, Utah
2 teens, 14, 16, were involved in a confrontation at Union Middle School.
The boys got into an argument that lead to a shooting.
The 14 year old shot the 16 year old twice.
He was sent to the hospital in critical condition.
Dec. 1, 2016 Bountiful, UT
Mueller Park Junior High School
A student, 15, fired shots at the ceiling, then pointed the weapon at his own neck.
The student was confronted by a teacher, was arrested in possession of a shotgun, handgun, & ammo for each.
Jan. 20, 2017 West Liberty, OH
A student, 17, brought a gun to West Liberty-Salem High School & opened fire on another student with a shotgun in a bathroom. The victim was severely injured.
The shooter fired shots in the hallway before being detained.
March 21, 2017 King City, CA
A student, 18, was shot outside King City High School.
The gunman then ran across campus & fled the area and the school was placed on lockdown.
The victim was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
April 10, 2017 San Bernardino, CA
North Park Elementary School:
A man, 53, committed suicide after shooting & killing his estranged wife, Karen Elaine Smith, 53, in a classroom.
He also fatally shot a student, 8, while critically wounding another.
May 4, 2017 Irving, TX
Janeera Nickol Gonzalez, 20, was shot and killed by a stalker at North Lake College.
He shot her 3 times.
The college went into lockdown before discovering that the suspect had committed suicide.
Sep. 13, 2017 Rockford, WA
Freeman High School:
Three students injured and one killed after a shooter opened fire.
The suspect, a 15-year-old student, was taken into police custody.
Sep 20, 2017 Mattoon, IL
Mattoon High School:
A male student, 14, was subdued by a female teacher when he opened fire in the school cafeteria, shooting one student in the chest.
Rancho Tehama Shootings Part 1:
Nov. 14, 2017 Rancho Tehama Reserve, CA
A man on a rampage shot & injured one student at Rancho Tehama Elementary School and fatally shot five adults at several locations....
...... The secretary heard the gunfire near the school and ordered the school to go on lockdown.
As it was put it into action, the shooter rammed his truck through the school's gate & fired at the classrooms, hitting one student through a wall....
..... The shooter committed suicide after police rammed his vehicle during a pursuit.
Aztec High Shooting Part 1:
Dec. 7, 2017 Aztec, New Mexico
A male former student, 21, snuck in disguised as an attending student & hid in an unlocked washroom with a Glock 9mm.....
..... He retreated from the washroom after being spotted by a school custodian, who chased him, shouting, "active shooter!" and "lockdown!"....
... He was able to shoot & kill two students who were caught in the hallway before he killed himself.
He had been investigated in 2016 by the FBI when he asked "where to find cheap assault rifles for a mass shooting" on an online forum.
Jan. 20, 2018 Winston-Salem, NC
A student was fatally shot during a shooting on the campus of Wake Forest University.
Jan. 23, 2018 Marshall County, KY
Marshall County High School:
A 15-year-old male student shot 16 people, killing 2, in the lobby at Marshall County High School and caused shrapnel injuries to 4 others.