SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
  • Higher Ed (140)
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Sunday, 31 July 1966

Univ of Texas

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After killing his wife and mother, Charles Whitman pointed a rifle from the observation deck of the University of Texas at Austin's Tower and began shooting for 96 minutes. He killed fifteen people and wounded 31 others before being shot dead by police. David Gunby was wounded in the shooting but died 35 years later after ceasing kidney dialysis treatments stemming from the shooting.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Post secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 18
  • Injuries: 31
  • City: Austin
  • State: Texas
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Charles Whitman
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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