SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Wednesday, 03 July 1940

Valhalla Boarding School

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Angered by the refusal of his daughter, Melba Moshell, 15 years old, to leave a boarding school and return to his home, Joseph Moshell visited the school and shot and killed his daughter. He then shot himself in a failed suicide attempt.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 1
  • City: Valhalla
  • State: New York
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Secondary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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