SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Monday, 16 October 1961

Morey Jr High

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Tennyson Beard, 14, got into an argument with William Hachmeister, 15, at Morey Junior High School. During the argument Beard pulled out a .38 caliber revolver and shot at Hachmeister, wounding him. A stray bullet also struck Deborah Faith Humphrey, 14, who died from her gunshot wound. Beard was arrested after fleeing the school.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 1
  • City: Denver
  • State: Colorado
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Tennyson Beard
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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