SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Sunday, 20 October 2013

Sparks Middle

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12-year-old seventh-grade student Jose Reyes opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun at the basketball courts of Sparks Middle School, injuring one student in the shoulder. A teacher, Michael Landsberry, who was trying to intervene with the gunman was then shot and killed. Reyes shot and wounded a student who tried to come to Landsberry's assistance after he fell onto the ground. Reyes then committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. 

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Deaths: 2
  • Injuries: 2
  • City: Sparks
  • State: Nevada
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Primary
  • Perpetrator: Jose Reyes
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: No
  • Perpetrator fate: Committed Suicide
  • Included In 2002 Report: No
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