Sunday, 17 March 2013

Univ of Central Florida

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At the University of Central Florida, 30-year-old student James Oliver Seevakumaran pulled a fire alarm went off at the Tower 1 dormitory. According to plans he had written, Seevakumaran intended to attract a large amount of people inside the building to gather and shoot them. He then pointed a handgun at his roommate and threatened to shoot him inside their dormitory room. Seevakumaran released his roommate who ran into a bathroom to call 911. Seevakumaran then fatally shot himself in the head. Authorities found an assault weapon, a couple hundred rounds of ammunition and four homemade bombs inside his backpack.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Shooting
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Orlando
  • State: Florida
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Committed Suicide
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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