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, 23 February 1975

St. James Elementary

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David Gary walked into a second grade classroom of St. James Elementary School where he shot and injured 25-year-old teacher Kathleen Flynn. He then killed the school principal, 38-year-old Rev. Thomas J. Quinlan, when he came to investigate.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 1
  • City: Penns Grove
  • State: New Jersey
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Primary
  • Perpetrator: David Gary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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