SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Tuesday, 13 February 2001

Southside High

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Jeremy Getman, 18, planned a school attack at Southside High School but it was foiled after students told a teacher that he was carrying weapons. He carried 14 pipe bombs, three smaller bombs, a propane tank, a sawed-off shotgun, and a .22 caliber pistol into the school by a duffel bag and also a book bag full of ammunition. On December 17, 2001, he was sentenced to 8½ years.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting, Bombing
  • Source: Wiki-Unsuccessful
  • Deaths: 0
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Elmira
  • State: New York
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Jeremy Getman
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Arrested
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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