SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
  • Higher Ed (140)
  • School Bus (8)
Items Count: 520
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Tuesday, 30 August 1988

West Franklin Elementary

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Principal Dennis Ray Hepler, 35, was accosted by three young men on the grounds of West Franklin Elementary School. They robbed him of $67 before shooting him to death. Two of the perpetrators were sentenced to death. The third was sentenced to 35 years in prison. A fourth man was convicted as an accessory for driving the three assailants away from the crime scene.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Primary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Anderson
  • State: South Carolina
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Primary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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