SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Wednesday, 06 February 2008

Notre Dame Elementary

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William Michael Layne, the estranged husband of a teacher at Notre Dame Elementary School, stabbed a bystander on the street prior to entering the school. He then walked into his wife's fifth grade classroom where he shot and stabbed her. Layne later shot and killed himself after a stand-off with police at his home.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Stabbing
  • Source: Wiki-Primary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 2
  • City: Portsmouth
  • State: Ohio
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Primary
  • Perpetrator: William Michael Layne
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: No
  • Perpetrator fate: Committed Suicide
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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