SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
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Monday, 14 September 1959

Poe Elementary

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The morning that Paul Orgeron's second-grade son is denied enrollment into Poe Elementary School, he detonates an explosive on the school playground during recess, killing himself; his son, Dusty; a teacher; a custodian and two seven-year-old boys. The school principal and 18 students aged six to ten are injured, many seriously.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Bombing
  • Source: Wiki-Primary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 6
  • Injuries: 19
  • City: Houston
  • State: Texas
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Primary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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