SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Friday, 11 November 1966

Rose-Mar College of Beauty

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Bob Smith, 18, took seven people hostage at Rose-Mar College of Beauty. Smith ordered the hostages to lie down on the floor in a circle. He then proceeded to shoot them in the head with a 22 caliber pistol. Four women and a three-year-old girl died, one woman and a baby were injured but survived. Police arrested Smith after the massacre. Smith had reportedly admired Richard Speck and Charles Whitman.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Post secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 5
  • Injuries: 2
  • City: Mesa
  • State: Arizona
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Bob Smith
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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