• October 18, 1985 Detroit, Michigan During halftime of the homecoming football game between Northwestern High School and Murray-Wright High School. “A lot of the stupid things he did were just stupid things people did,” says Arnie Bernstein, the author of Bath Massacre: America’s First School Bombing. 242 individuals were held hostage at gunpoint. History of Education in the United States, Primary School and Kindergarten Incidents, College and University School Incidents ›, History of School Shootings in the United States. The Bath School disaster was a pair of bombings that took place in 1927 at Bath Consolidated School in a small township in Michigan. The earliest known United States shooting to happen on school property was the Pontiac's Rebellion school massacre on July 26, 1764, where four Lenape American Indian entered the schoolhouse near present-day Greencastle, Pennsylvania, shot and killed schoolmaster Enoch Brown, and killed nine or ten children (reports vary). Crow went to Phy's office and demanded that Mr. Phy change his grade to a passing mark. The motive of the shooting regarded who would own the school's African American Studies Center. He went into the girls restroom to reload where he was attacked by Kat Finkbeiner, a Physical Education teacher. A boy of 12 has his pantaloons made with a pistol pocket; and this at a boarding-school filled with boys, who, we suppose, do or wish to do the same thing. His first shots struck teacher Karen Farley in the arm; when she went down he killed her at point blank range. 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. It was the 18th gun incident at a school in America when it happened in … It is an unfortunate truth that there have been dozens of school massacres in the United States, particularly throughout the last thirty years. The Virginia Tech massacre, which happened on 16 … October 2, 1953 Chicago, Illinois 14-year-old Patrick Colletta was shot to death by 14-year-old Bernice Turner in a classroom of Kelly High School in Chicago. Kinkel had been arrested and released a day earlier for bringing a gun to school. September 24, 1937 Toledo, Ohio 12-year-old Robert Snyder shot and wounded his principal, June Mapes, in her office at Arlington public school when she declined his request to call a classmate. Tereaschinko was reportedly upset that Malakanoff refused to elope with him. school shootings are caused by video games and assault weapons then? Only the brother survived. During the nineteenth century at least 36 school shootings took place in the US. January 10, 1912 Warrenville, Illinois Sylvester E. Adams shot and killed teacher Edith Smith after she rejected his advances. Meanwhile, Whitman was dealing with rage. • November 26, 1985 Spanaway, Washington A 14yr old girl shot two boys dead then kills herself with a .22-caliber rifle at the Spanaway Junior High School. He then fled the school grounds and shot and wounded himself. Colt Todd, 14, was hiding in the woods when he shot the students as they stood in the parking lot, • March 24, 1998 Jonesboro, Arkansas Four students and one teacher killed, ten others wounded outside as Westside Middle School emptied during a false fire alarm. 2005-2006 (5 Deaths resulting from school shootings in the U.S.) The deadly shooting spree on Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota, started before it unfolded at the local high school. May 18, 1927 Bath, Michigan School treasurer Andrew Kehoe, after killing his wife and destroying his house and farm, blew up the Bath Consolidated School by detonating dynamite in the basement of the school, killing 38 people, mostly children. T hree men entered a schoolhouse in, Pennsylvania, shot and killed schoolmaster and ten children. One student killed, one wounded at W. R. Myers High School in first fatal high school shooting in Canada in 20 years. High school seniors Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, … The first known mass shooting in the U.S. where students were shot, was on April 9, 1891, when 70 year old, James Foster fired a shotgun at a group of students in the playground of St. Mary's Parochial School, Newburgh, New York, causing minor injuries to several of the students. According to a 1987 survey conducted by the American School Health Association," 3% of the boys reported having carried a handgun to school at least once during the school year; 1% reported carrying a handgun on a daily basis.". School shootings in America have become the norm while gun violence remains a topic of national discussion. The two most notable U.S. school shootings in the early 1970s were the Jackson State killings in May 1970, where police opened fire on the campus of Jackson State University and the Kent State shootings also in May 1970 where the National Guard opened fire on the campus of Kent State University. "The first documented school shooting in North America was in 1764" So . • April 24, 1998 Edinboro, Pennsylvania One teacher, John Gillette, killed, two students wounded at a dance at James W. Parker Middle School. At the time only boys could attend school. March 23, 1907 Carmi, Illinois George Nicholson shot and killed John Kurd at a schoolhouse outside of Carmi, Illinois during a school rehearsal. He qualified as a sharpshooter and served for eighteen months at the Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba. He entered a study hall classroom and opened fire, hitting two fellow students. According to the teacher, Foster struck the pistol Pitts had drawn to defend himself, thus causing its discharge. During the nineteenth century at least 36 school shootings took place in the US. He was discharged in 1964 and returned to university a year later. His wife, who had been a teacher at the school, had filed for divorce the week before. This article lists school shootings in the United States by death toll (four or more … Here, in this archive photo, an unidentified family member wipes her … The late 1990s started to see a major reduction in gun related school violence, but was still plagued with multiple victim shootings including; • October 12, 1995 Blackville, South Carolina A suspended student shot two math teachers with a .32 caliber revolver. • May 24, 1879 Lancaster, New York As the carriage loaded with female students was pulling out of the school's stables, Frank Shugart a telegraph operator shot and severely injured Mr. Carr, Superintendent of the stables. Six months prior to the attack, the FBI had been alerted to a comment he made on YouTube stating: “I’m going to be a professional school shooter.” Nothing came of it. The Sandy Hook shooting was, at the time, the second-deadliest mass shooting in the United States after the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech, in … Armed with a semiautomatic AR-15 rifle, Cruz killed seventeen people and left more than a dozen injured. November 13, 1949 Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University freshman James Heer grabbed a .45 caliber handgun from the room of a Delta Tau Delta fraternity brother and shot and killed his fraternity brother Jack McKeown, 21, an Ohio State senior. 1997-1998 (35 Homicides and 40 Deaths resulting from school shootings in the U.S.) Seung-Hui Cho (23) opened fire at two locations on campus, first the dormitory, followed by an academic building where he locked the doors and went from classroom to classroom shooting at random. T hree men entered a schoolhouse in, Pennsylvania, shot and killed schoolmaster and ten children. A freshman caught Cruz loading his rifle in the bathroom and told a staff member, but they, too, failed to act. In 2018, there were nine school shootings, the highest number in the 20-year period since 1999. • May 1, 1992 Olivehurst, California Eric Houston, 20, killed four people and wounded 10 in an armed siege at his former high school. Listed roughly from most broad to most restrictive: Stanford MSA Data Project: 3+ shot in one incident, at one location, at roughly the same time, excluding organized crime, as well as gang-related and drug-related shootings. 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. 2001-2002 (4 Deaths resulting from school shootings in the U.S.) • March 9, 1873 Salisbury, Maryland After school as Miss Shockley was walking with four small children, she was approached by a Mr. Hall and shot. The Pontiac's Rebellion school massacre in 1764, is the first recorded case of school shooting in the US. Smith ordered the hostages to lie down on the floor in a circle. 1999-2000 (25 Homicides from school shootings in the U.S.). The officers fired into the crowd, killing three young men: Samuel Hammond, Delano Middleton, and Henry Smith, and wounding twenty-seven others. Following his death, an autopsy revealed a tumor in his brain. The majority of attacks during this time period by students on other students or teacher, usually involved stabbing with knives, or hitting with stones. Virginia Tech University, 2007: 32 killed. A later investigation found other explosives under the south wing that failed to detonate. • March 2, 1987 Missouri an honours student Nathan Ferris, 12, killed a classmate and then himself. The motive for the shooting was Kurd making a disparaging remark about Nicholson's daughter during her recital. • May 21, 1998 Springfield, Oregon Two students killed, 22 others wounded in the cafeteria at Thurston High School by 15-year-old Kip Kinkel. One of the deadliest campus shootings in American history took place at Virginia Tech in 2007. Then he said, "no one will ever call my brother a pussy again" then committed suicide. a sharp increase from just five years earlier. According to Ward, she was threatened with a razor by Lipscomb during an argument over a fountain pen, and in the ensuing struggle the gun went off. 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. Since the 1999 tragedy at Columbine High School, we identified six mass shootings and 40 active shooter incidents at elementary, middle or high schools in the United States. He killed 32 people—27 of which were students—before shooting himself. In 2014, the school was demolished and replaced by a new one with a series of surveillance cameras. 2002-2003 (14 Deaths resulting from school shootings in the U.S.) June 4, 1936 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Wesley Crow shot and killed his Lehigh University English instructor, C. Wesley Phy. The massacre took only five minutes and 32 seconds. The first victim, was fatally shot in the stomach, and the second victim received a non-fatal gunshot wound to the abdomen. The average number of days between school shootings in the United States from 2015 and 2018 was 77 days. The bowling alley was owned by the late Harry K. Floyd. The Schoolmaster ran out, but she was dead instantly. Still, as infamous as it was, Columbine wasn't the first, or the deadliest, school shooting in America. The worst schools shootings include: Bath School: On May 18, 1927, a school board treasurer, Andrew Kehoe, killed 38 elementary school students … • December 16, 1988 Virginia Beach, Virginia Nicholas Elliott, 15, opened fire with a SWD Cobray M-11 semiautomatic pistol on his teachers at the Atlantic Shores Christian School. 21 killed - July 18, 1984 - In San Ysidro, California, 41-year-old James Huberty, fatally shoots … The Florida massacre is one of the deadliest school shootings in US history. Earlier in the school year, certain professors and students raised concerns about Cho due to his angry and violent written class assignments. 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, apparently because she had rejected his advances. October 17, 1961 Denver, Colorado Tennyson Beard, 14, got into an argument with William Hachmeister, 15, at Morey Junior High School. First the 16-year-old shooter killed his grandfather and the grandfather's girlfriend before driving to Red Lake Senior High School, which he used to attend, and opening fire. January 11, 1955 Swarthmore, Pennsylvania After some of his dorm mates urinated on his mattress Bob Bechtel, a 20-year-old student at Swarthmore College, returned to his dorm with a shotgun and used it to shoot and kill fellow student Holmes Strozier. As of December 2020, there were 112 school shootings in the United States. Only one shot was fired in order to detonate dynamite in the car. The precise inclusion criteria are disputed, and there is no broadly accepted definition. James shot her in the hand and mouth. As a result, national gun debates are being waged fiercely, an issue which deeply divides the American people. In fact, one of the first reported school shootings occurred during the 1840s when John Anthony Gardner Davis, a professor at the University of Virginia, was shot and killed by his student. 2006-2007 (38 Deaths resulting from school shootings in the U.S.) He enrolled at the University of Texas on a military scholarship, but was recalled to active duty due to poor grades. At the end of their hour-long rampage, they turned their guns on themselves. Seventeen others suffered gunshot wounds, while many more were injured from trying to jump out the window. Two days following the incident, NBC News received a package from Cho containing a video of him rambling on about “wealthy brats.” Besides this video, there is no evidence to suggest he targeted specific victims. • December 1, 1997 West Paducah, Kentucky Three students killed, five wounded by Michael Carneal, 14, as they participated in a prayer circle at Heath High School. He then entered 3rd grade classroom and wounded six more students. A video was found shortly after the shooting of them apologizing to their parents for what they were about to do. The attack was broadcast over the PA system, prompting teachers to take action in accordance with the lockdown protocol. Motive could not be conclusively determined, although many people relate it to mental illness. August 1, 1966 University of Texas Massacre Charles Whitman climbs atop the observation deck at the University of Texas-Austin, killing 16 people and wounding 31 during a 96-minute shooting rampage. During the argument Beard pulled out a .38 caliber revolver and shot at Hachmeister, wounding him. . By the end of her sniping assault, 16-year-old Brenda Spencer had shot 11 people. Kuhns then shot himself in the chest in a failed suicide attempt. Not finding the teacher at the school, they continued to his house, where a gun battle rang out, leaving three dead. At his homestead following the attacks, a note was found saying: “criminals are made, not born.” The ruins of the school were quickly demolished. Mass shootings are incidents involving multiple victims of firearm-related violence.The precise inclusion criteria are disputed, and there is no broadly accepted definition. David wounded John Miller, a teacher who was trying to flee, then killed himself. The bullet shattered the glass door and struck the left forearm of the secretary and the glass injured the Principal. The gang scattered at the approach of the police, and in their flight on drew a revolver and fired at Officer Rowan, without effect, however. Prosecutors said the attack was in retribution for a failing grade. 2007-2008 (3 Deaths resulting from school shootings in the U.S.) Only two children survived. Overall, the bombings killed 44 people—38 of which were schoolchildren—and left 58 injured. The boy then took a seventh-grader hostage. October 20, 1956: New York City, New York A junior high school student was wounded in the forearm yesterday by another student armed with a home-made weapon at Booker T. Washington Junior High School. The earliest known United States shooting to happen on school property was the Pontiac's Rebellion school massacre on July 26, 1764, where four Lenape American Indian entered the schoolhouse near present-day Greencastle, Pennsylvania, shot and killed schoolmaster Enoch Brown, and killed nine or ten children (reports vary). The first public school in America was founded in 1635 and for almost 130 years there was the longest stretch of peace in the schoolhouses that we have ever seen. Slate takes a look at the first … Nicholas then injured Sam Marino. 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. Graphics and text by ROGER WARBURTON/ecoRI News contributor On Nov. 12, 1840, Gardner Davis, a law professor at the University of Virginia, was fatally shot by a student and died three days later. • June 12, 1887 Cleveland, Tennessee Will Guess went to the school and fatally shot Miss Irene Fann, his little sister's teacher, for whipping her the day before. • December 15, 1997 Stamps, Arkansas Two students wounded. April 15, 1908 Asheville, North Carolina Dr. C. O. Swinney shot and fatally wounded his 16-year-old daughter Nellie in a reception room at Normal and Collegiate Institute. Columbine High School Massacre. 1995-1996 (29 Homicides and 35 Deaths resulting from school shootings in the U.S.) May 15, 1954 Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Putnam Davis Jr. was shot and killed during a fraternity house carnival at the Phi Delta Theta house at the University of North Carolina. 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. The incident took place in a schoolhouse about a mile outside of Warrenville after the students had been dismissed for the day. • June 8, 1867 New York City At Public School No. 2003-2004 (29 Deaths resulting from school shootings in the U.S.) The First School Shooting in 1764. The Enoch Brown Massacre is thought to be the earliest known shooting to occur on school property in what would one day become the United States. After shooting Kurz Weller tried to escape, but was surrounded by police on the campus, whereupon he killed himself with a shot in the chest. This is a list of mass shootings in the United States that have occurred in 2020.Mass shootings are incidents involving multiple victims of firearm-related violence. July 4, 1940: Valhalla, New York Angered by the refusal of his daughter, Melba, 15 years old, to leave a boarding school and return to his home, Joseph Moshell, 47, visited the school and shot and killed the girl. It is also considered to be the event that has most shaped the modern gun control debate. Andrew Kehoe (55) methodically planned out his attack, spending months placing dynamite and explosives around the school. The Pontiac's Rebellion school massacre in 1764, is the first recorded case of school shooting in the US. Two were left injured. The shooter, Claude Hubert, was never to be found but three other men were arrested in connection with the shooting. Headmaster Elliott Speer was murdered by a shotgun blast through the window of his study at Northfield Mount Hermon School. Just after 7 am on April 16, 2007, there was an active shooter at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg. The bullet lodged in the wall just above the teacher's head. • December 9, 1985 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania At the Archbishop Ryan High School for Boys, a 22yr old Mental health patient took 6 students hostage with what ended up being a starter pistol. He killed fourteen people and injured 31 others. According to the National School Safety Center, since the 1992-1993 U.S. school year there has been a significant decline in school-associated violent deaths (deaths on private or public school property for kindergarten through grade 12 and resulting from schools functions or activities): 1992-1993 (44 Homicides and 55 Deaths resulting from school shootings in the U.S.) Only two … Smith escaped and committed suicide in a barn near his home two hours later. • November 15, 1995 Lynnville, Tennessee A seventeen-year-old boy shot and killed a student and teacher with a .22 rifle. • 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. The mid to late 1970s is considered the second most violent period in U.S. school history with a series of school shootings, most notably were; • December 30, 1974 Olean, New York, Anthony Barbaro, a 17-year-old Regents scholar armed with a rifle and shotgun, kills three adults and wounds 11 others at his high school, which was closed for the Christmas holiday. With 32 killed and dozens injured, the massacre at Virginia Tech remains the worse school shooting in the United States. • July 4, 1886 Charleston, South Carolina During Sunday school, Emma Connelly shot and killed John Steedley for "circulating slanderous reports" about her, even though her brother publicly whipped him a few days earlier. In fact, one of the first reported school shootings occurred during the 1840s when John Anthony Gardner Davis, a professor at the University of … © 2004-2021 K12academics.com — All Rights Reserved. April 20, 1961 Chicago, Illinois Teacher Josephine Keane, 45, is sexually assaulted and stabbed to death inside a storeroom at Lewis-Champlin elementary school in Chicago. Mr. Long reported to the police that, while the three were drinking beer at 7 a.m., Davis pulled out a gun and started shooting with a gun he had obtained from the car of a former roommate. We would advise parents to look into it, and learn whether shooting is to be a part of the scholastic course which may be practiced on their boys; or else we advise them to see that their own boys are properly armed with the most approved and deadly-pistol, and that there may be an equal chance at least of their shooting as of being shot.". There are very seldom reports of mass or multiple school shootings during the first three decades of the 20th Century, with the three most violent attacks on schools involving either arson or explosions. • March 6, 1884 Boston, Massachusetts As news of Jesse James reached the east coast, young kids started to act in the same manner. How Many Serial Killers Are Active In The UK Now? The boy fled for the 2nd floor, were he encountered the janitor, and he shot him in the head. According to the Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, in the United States, from September 1986 to September 1990 (four year period): At least 71 people (65 students and 6 school employees) had been killed with guns at school. He and his friends were said to be outcasts who worshiped Satan. In his suicide note, he wrote that he did not understand himself anymore. Following the massacre, it was reported that they had also planted a bomb that failed to detonate. A service revolver was found by his side. Regardless, an event such as this was unprecedented for the time and ultimately sparked the creation of various SWAT teams across the country. He turned the Cobray toward his classmates, but the gun jammed and he was quickly subdued by M. Hutchinson Matteson, a teacher, before he could fire another round. • January 17, 1989 Cleveland School massacre of Stockton, California where 5 school children were killed and 29 wounded by a single gunman firing over 100 rounds into a schoolyard from an AK-47. May 6, 1940 South Pasadena, California. April 27, 1936 Lincoln, Nebraska, Prof. John Weller shot and wounded Prof. Harry Kurz in a corridor of the University of Nebraska, apparently because of his impending dismissal at the end of the semester. There are varying definitions of a mass shooting. In 2018, Nikolas Cruz (19) opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. April 2, 1921 Syracuse, New York Professor Holmes Beckwith shot and killed dean J. Herman Wharton in his office at Syracuse University before committing suicide. In terms of motive, one theory suggests that Harris and Klebold were bullied and had committed the attack as an act of revenge; however, others speculate that they merely wanted to create a nightmare that would shock the country. Some health experts argued that it did not influence his behavior, while others suggested it might have contributed to his inability to control his emotions. • June 12, 1976 California State University, Fullerton massacre, where the school's custodian opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle in the library on the California State University, Fullerton campus killing 7, and wounding 2. It was reported that after Turner refused to date Colletta he handed her the gun and dared her to pull the trigger, telling her that the gun was "only a toy." On July 26, 1764, a group of Lenape American Indians entered a schoolhouse near Greencastle, PA, and shot and scalped schoolmaster Enoch Brown and killed 9 or 10 of his children (precise numbers vary). He then ran out of the school building, grabbed a shotgun from one of the farmers and shot himself, before running away and leaping into a well where he finally drowned. Andrew Wurst, 14, was charged. Pleasantville, New Jersey. The crime was never solved. A security guard spotted the young man and did nothing. A stray bullet also struck Deborah Faith Humphrey, 14, who died from her gunshot wound. • December 10, 1985 Portland, Connecticut At the Portland Junior High School, the Principal was having a heated discussion with a 13-year-old male eighth-grader when he locked the boy inside an office. The record of U.S. school shootings goes back to 1840. The student then pulled out a 9mm assault rifle and opened fire. February 24, 1903 Inman, South Carolina Edward Foster, a 17-year-old student at Inman High school, was shot and fatally wounded by his teacher Reuben Pitts after he had jerked a rod from Pitts' hands to resist punishment. Doctors prescribed him all sorts of medication. . Weed then turned the gun on herself and committed suicide. 1998-1999 (25 Homicides from school shootings in the U.S.) It was also the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, but it was surpassed in 2016 when 49 people were killed at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando. He then committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. The 250th anniversary of the Enoch Brown massacre was commemorated Saturday with a series of lectures to inform people in the area of what happened before and after one of America’s earliest school slayings.Enoch Brown was a school teacher and church leader in the Greencastle area during colonial times, who tried to give his life to protect his students on July … October 2, 1957: New York City, New York "A 16-year old student was shot in the leg yesterday by a 15-year old classmate at a city high school." Cho had a history of mental health issues, but had not been in contact with any support services since 2005. • 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. All maps, graphics, flags, photos and original descriptions © 2021 worldatlas.com, The Deadliest School Massacres In American History, The Deadliest Massacres In Canadian History, 10 Countries Where Women Far Outnumber Men, The Most Famous Serial Killers In America And Their Twisted Crimes. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — On the morning of Nov. 15, 1840, the Richmond Enquirer reported the nation's first campus shooting on the bottom corner of Page 2. Since 2009, at least 177 of America’s schools experienced a shooting. On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza (20) rocked the nation when, after killing his mother, he drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Peakes was reportedly upset that the APS had rejected a pamphlet he had written. The stabbing was reportedly sparked over a dispute about a basketball game. March 4, 1958: New York City, New York "A 17-year-old student shot a boy in the Manual Training High School." No one was hurt. October 2, 1942: New York City, New York "Erwin Goodman, 36-year-old mathematics teacher of William J. Gaynor Junior High School, was shot and killed in the school corridor by a youth... An April 30, 1866 editorial in the New York Times argued against students carrying pistols, citing "...pistols being dropped on the floor at balls or being exploded in very inconvenient ways. Eight children and a police officer were injured, and two men — custodian Michael Suchar and principal Burton Wragg — were killed in what is considered the first modern school shooting in the United States. His parents were later found dead at home, • June 15, 1998 Richmond, Virginia One teacher and one guidance counselor wounded by a 14-year-old boy in the school hallway. After 45 minutes, he tossed the gun out a school window and was taken into custody. Only two children survived. The massacre at Columbine was at the time the worst high school shooting in US history. 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