School Violence in the Past 20 years


Bath Consolidated Schoolhouse

May 18, 1927

Farmer Andrew Kehoe sets off two explosions at a school killing himself, 6 adults, and 38 children.

Houston, Texas Explosion

September 15, 1959

Convict Paul Orgeron exploded a suitcase of dynamite on a playground. He killed himself, 2 adults, and three children.

Dartmout High School Stabbing

April 12, 1993

Jason Robinson, 16, was stabbed to death in his class room by 3 teenage attackers who invaded the class room.

Ford Middle School Shooting

April 15, 1993

David Taber invaded a middle school and took 3 hostages. Then shot and killed the nurse Carol Day. He was found not guilty due to insanity.

Winston Ed. Center Shooting

January 19, 1996

Two masked gun men killed Damion Blocker in a stairwell. Darrick Evans, 16, was given a sentence of 41 years to life in prison.

Heath High School Shooting

December 1, 1997

Michael Carneal, 14, opened fire on a school prayer group and killed 3 girls. He is serving life in prison.

Columbine High School

April 20, 1999

Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, kill 12 students and one teacher before committing suicide in the school library.

Lake Worth Community MS

May 26, 2000

Nathaniel Brazill, 13, was sent home for misbehaving. He returned to school and shot his teacher.

Santana High School

March 5, 2001

Charles "Andy" Williams, 15, kiled two classmates and injures 13 others.

Sandy Hook Elementary School

December 14, 2012

A gunman opened fire in an elementary school in Newtown, killing 30 people, most of them children.