SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
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Tuesday, 30 September 1997

Pearl High

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Luke Woodham, 16, murdered his mother at home before killing his ex-girlfriend and another student and wounding seven others at Pearl High School. The perpetrator attempted to flee police and continue his killing spree at a nearby middle school, but he was stopped and detained by the Vice Principal.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Shooting
  • Deaths: 3
  • Injuries: 7
  • City: Pearl
  • State: Mississippi
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Luke Woodham
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Arrested
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