SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
  • Higher Ed (140)
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Wednesday, 20 August 2008

Central High

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On August 21, 2008, 15-year-old student Jamar Siler entered the school cafeteria and approached student Ryan McDonald sitting at a lunch table. Siler fatally shot McDonald, and was shortly after arrested by authorities. The two had been in previous altercations, the details of which were not released to the general public. Siler was then taken into custody.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Shooting
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Knoxville
  • State: Tennessee
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Secondary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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