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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Saturday, 03 January 2015

Bloomington High School

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Andrew Lyons, 15, sent messages electronically at approximately 11:17 A.M., asking people to help him carry out a Columbine-style shooting at Bloomington High School, but was arrested by police at about 3:06 P.M. and was questioned and his person and home was searched for weapons and possible links to his statements. Nothing was found, and no charges were filed as of February 21. He also agreed to seek help at Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare for possible mental illness and was released on January 18. No shooting, injures, or deaths took place as a result of his statements.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Attacks
  • Deaths: 0
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Bloomington
  • State: Illinois
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Andrew Lyons
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Arrested
  • Included In 2002 Report: No
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