SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Thursday, 07 October 2010

Kelly Elementary

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Brendan Liam O'Rourke, 41, opened fire with a .357 handgun on a group of children during their lunch period at Kelly Elementary School. Two girls, ages 6 and 7, were hit and grazed by bullets. A construction worker held down O'Rourke until police arrived. O'Rourke wanted to target wealthy children and chose that school as his place of attack. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Shooting
  • Deaths: 0
  • Injuries: 2
  • City: Carlsbad
  • State: California
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Primary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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