SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Thursday, 30 October 2008

Stockton Springs Elementary

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Eleven fifth-grade students were taken hostage in a classroom at Stockton Springs Elementary School, in Stockton Springs, Maine. The hostage situation ended within 30 minutes when the gunman surrendered to a state trooper. The hostage taker, 55-year-old Randall Hofland, was wanted by authorities for pointing a handgun at an officer during a traffic stop and then fleeing.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 0
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Stockton Springs
  • State: Maine
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Secondary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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