SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Tuesday, 29 January 1974

Louisiana State Univ

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20-year-old Paul Caldwell shot out several windows and held three students hostage, one of them for 45 minutes, in the library of Louisiana State University in New Orleans, before committing suicide.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Post secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: New Orleans
  • State: Louisiana
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Paul Caldwell
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Committed Suicide
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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