Thursday, 31 October 1991

Univ of Iowa

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After his dissertation did not win a certain academic award, Ph.D. physics student Gang Lu shot six people before committing suicide. Five were killed, including three professors. A student employee was paralyzed.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Post secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 6
  • Injuries: 1
  • City: Iowa City
  • State: Iowa
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Gang Lu
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Committed Suicide
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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