SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
  • Higher Ed (140)
  • School Bus (8)
Items Count: 520
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Thursday, 30 April 1992

Lindhurst High

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Armed with a pistol, 20-year-old Eric Houston took hostages at his former high school, killing four people and wounding 10. His motive was his inability to find a good job because he had failed a grade at school. He was given the death penalty for the shooting.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Shooting
  • Deaths: 4
  • Injuries: 10
  • City: Olivehurst
  • State: California
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Eric Houston
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Arrested
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