SCHOOL SHOOTINGS IN MONTHS
The 44 school shooings occurred in 24 saes across he counry. Sixy-our percen o he shooings ook place a K-12 schools and hiry-six percen ook place on college or universiy campuses. Thiry-hree shooings (75 percen) involved an assaul or homicide; o hese, 12 incidens resuled in a leas one homicide. In 11 incidens, he shooer atemped or compleed suicide — in 4 incidens afer shooing someone else. In 4 oher incidens, no one was injured.
School Conrontations Lead to Shootings
A leas 16 o he shooings — more han a hird o oal incidens — occurred afer a conronaion beween sudens inensiﬁed and shos were ﬁred. Among he shooings ha occurred afer an alercaion escalaed:
January 9, 2014, Liberty Technology Magnet High School, Jackson, Tennessee
Two male sudens, ages 16 and 17, go ino a disagreemen over a emale suden. Afer classes were dismissed, he wo boys go ino a ﬁgh, and one suden sho he oher in he high.
January 30, 2014, Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay, Florida
A verbal argumen beween sudens escalaed ino a ﬁgh in he parking lo o he main academic building, and a 24-year-old suden pulled a handgun rom his car and sho anoher suden in he ches.
August 23, 2013, North Panola High School, Sardis, Mississippi
A 15-year-old was killed by a single gunsho o he ches afer a ﬁgh broke ou a a high school ooball game. Three people involved in he ﬁgh were arresed or he shooing, including a 17-year old.
January 16, 2013, Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois
Afer a baskeball game beween wo rival high schools a Chicago Sae Universiy, a ﬁgh eruped during he pos-game handshake and a 17-year-old high school suden was aally sho.
January 22, 2013, Lone Star College, Houston, Texas
A conronaion ha began when wo young men bumped ino each oher in he doorway o an academic building ended when one ﬁred a leas 10 shos. Three people were wounded, including wo sudens and a 55-year-old mainenance worker who was sho in he leg.
April 15, 2013, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana
Three sudens, ages 19 o 21, were reaed or gunsho wounds afer a ﬁgh broke ou ouside a school dormiory.
December 4, 2013, West Orange High School, Winter Garden, Florida
A 17-year-old suden sho a 15-year-old classmae during a ﬁgh ha began as classes were being dismissed.
SHOOTINGS BY TYPE OF SCHOOLSHOOTINGS BY INJURY AND INTENT
K SCHOOLCOLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY
ANALYSIS OF SCHOOL SHOOTINGS
DECEMBER , FEBRUARY ,
NONFATAL OR FATAL ASSAULTS
NONFATAL OR FATAL ASSAULTS FOLLOWED BY ATTEMPTED OR COMPLETED SUICIDES
NO INJURIES OF ANY KIND