SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Northern Illinois Univ

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27-year-old former student Steven Kazmierczak opened fire with a shotgun and three semi-automatic handguns at Cole Hall on the campus of Northern Illinois University, in DeKalb, killing five students and wounding 20 other students and the class instructor. 17 of the injuries were determined to be gunshot-related, while the others were injured escaping the scene. Kazmierczak then fatally shot himself

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Shooting
  • Deaths: 6
  • Injuries: 21
  • City: DeKalb
  • State: Illinois
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Steven Kazmierczak
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: No
  • Perpetrator fate: Committed Suicide
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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