SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
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Tuesday, 05 August 2014

River Woods Elementary

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An 11-year-old student at RWES in Des Moines, Iowa, brought a BB gun to the school accompanied by two former students aged 11 & 16. The student admitted to having the weapon and making threats against 4 students. Police recovered the gun and arrested the alleged students.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Other
  • Source: Wiki-Attacks
  • Deaths: 0
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Des Moines
  • State: Iowa
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Primary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Arrested
  • Included In 2002 Report: No
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