SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Tuesday, 05 April 2011

Southern Union Comm College

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A gunman opened fire on a minivan in the car park of Southern Union Community College killing a 63-year-old woman and wounding a 93-year-old woman and a 36 year-old woman. A four-year-old girl also received injuries from flying glass. The gunman, identified as 34-year-old Thomas Franklin May, was arrested after he returned to the scene and told journalists at the scene that he was the shooter.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Post secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 3
  • City: Opelika
  • State: Alabama
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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