Sunday, 26 April 1936

Univ of Nebraska

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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. 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.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Post secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 1
  • City: Lincoln
  • State: Nebraska
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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