SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Sunday, 25 August 1996

Univ of Texas

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25-year-old Gregory Heath Tidwell stormed into the John Peace Library at the University of Texas at San Antonio on the first day of fall classes, shooting 54-year-old cataloging head Stephen Sorenson four times. Tidwell then turned the weapon upon himself and committed suicide.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Shooting
  • Deaths: 2
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: San Antonio
  • State: Texas
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Gregory Heath Tidwell
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Committed Suicide
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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