SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
  • Higher Ed (140)
  • School Bus (8)
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Monday, 28 January 2013

Midland City School Bus

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A gunman, a man in his 60s, boarded a school bus and shot & killed the bus driver, Charles Albert Poland Jr., 66. The gunman abducted a 5-year-old child from the bus and held him hostage in an underground bunker for almost 7 days. The gunman was shot to death by police.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Shooting
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Midland City
  • State: Alabama
  • Facility Type: School Bus
  • Facility SubType: Primary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Killed by Police
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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