Hall and shot. The Schoolmaster ran out, but she was dead instantly.
Hall threw himself under a train that night. Carr, Superintendent of the stables. An article from the New York Times reads, "Another "Jesse James" Gang - "Word was brought to the Fifth Police Station to-night that a number of boys were using the Concord-street School-house for some unknown purpose, and a posse of officers was sent to investigate. The gang scattered at the approach of the police, and in their flight on drew a revolver and fired at Officer Rowan, without effect, however.
William Nangle, age 14, and Sidney Duncan, age 12, were captured, but the other five or six escaped, among them the one who who did the shooting. The boys refused to disclose the object of their meeting, but it is thought that another "Jesse James" organization has been broken up. As they approached the female academy, the girls fled the schoolyard into the school where the gang followed swearing and shooting, firing several rounds into the front door.
No one was hurt. The bullet lodged in the wall just above the teacher's head.
The first known mass shooting in the U. The majority of attacks during this time period by students on other students or teacher, usually involved stabbing with knives, or hitting with stones. There are very seldom reports of mass or multiple school shootings during the first three decades of the 20th Century, with the three most violent attacks on schools involving either arson or explosions. February 26, Camargo, Illinois teacher Fletcher R. Barnett shot and killed another teacher, Eva C.
Wiseman, in front of her class at a school near Camargo, Illinois. After shooting at a pupil who came to help Miss Wiseman and wounding himself in a failed suicide attempt he waited in the classroom until a group of farmers came to lynch him. He then ran out of the school building, grabbed a shotgun from one of the farmers and shot himself, before running away and leaping into a well where he finally drowned.
The incident was likely sparked by Wiseman's refusal to marry Barnett. February 24, Inman, South Carolina Edward Foster, a year-old student at Inman High school, was shot and fatally wounded by his teacher Reuben Pitts after he had jerked a rod from Pitts' hands to resist punishment.
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According to the teacher, Foster struck the pistol Pitts had drawn to defend himself, thus causing its discharge. Pitts was later acquitted of murder. Smith escaped and committed suicide in a barn near his home two hours later. The motive for the shooting was Kurd making a disparaging remark about Nicholson's daughter during her recital.
Weed then turned the gun on herself and committed suicide. April 15, Asheville, North Carolina Dr.
Swinney shot and fatally wounded his year-old daughter Nellie in a reception room at Normal and Collegiate Institute. He then committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. February 12, San Francisco, California year-old Dorothy Malakanoff was shot and killed by year-old Demetri Tereaschinko as she arrived at her school in San Francisco. Tereaschinko then shot himself in a failed suicide attempt.
Tereaschinko was reportedly upset that Malakanoff refused to elope with him. January 10, Warrenville, Illinois Sylvester E. Adams shot and killed teacher Edith Smith after she rejected his advances.
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Adams then shot and killed himself. The incident took place in a schoolhouse about a mile outside of Warrenville after the students had been dismissed for the day. March 27, Lodi Township, Michigan year-old teacher Irma Casler was shot and killed in her classroom at Rentschler school in Lodi Township, Michigan by Robert Warner, apparently because she had rejected his advances. Herman Wharton in his office at Syracuse University before committing suicide. May 18, Bath, Michigan School treasurer Andrew Kehoe, after killing his wife and destroying his house and farm, blew up the Bath Consolidated School by detonating dynamite in the basement of the school, killing 38 people, mostly children.
He then pulled up to the school in his Ford car, then blew the car up, killing himself and four others. Only one shot was fired in order to detonate dynamite in the car.
This was deadliest act of mass murder at a school in the United States. February 15, Downey, California Dr.
Vernon Blythe shot and killed his wife Eleanor, as well as his 8-year old son Robert at Gallatin grammar school and committed suicide after firing three more shots at his other son Vernon. His wife, who had been a teacher at the school, had filed for divorce the week before. September 14, Gill, Massachusetts. Headmaster Elliott Speer was murdered by a shotgun blast through the window of his study at Northfield Mount Hermon School. The crime was never solved.
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Arthur Taylor Rowe, Prof. Paul B. Wiberg, and wounded Dr. William H. Crawford at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, before committing suicide. April 27, Lincoln, Nebraska, Prof. The department says Caitlin was unemployed and her daughter was a kindergarten student at Westmere Elementary School in Guilderland. Following the press release, the superintendent for the elementary school released their own statement. In times like these, our first obligation is to support the health and safety our students, faculty, and staff.
A team of counselors, school psychologists, and social workers will be on hand at Westmere Elementary School in the coming days to provide support to any student, faculty or staff member who might need assistance. The department is currently unable to provide details of the motive, and say the investigation is ongoing. Friday evening, we reported police had confirmed two people in a Guilderland home were dead. A high level law enforcement source told us it was being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide.
He ordered all 26 children to line up in front of the blackboard, then let the three teachers and 15 boys leave while he tied up the girls, ages 6 to 13, with zip ties. An hour later, after the tiny schoolhouse was surrounded by police, he shot all ten girls before killing himself. The Amish — who do not usually allow photos to be taken of themselves, dress in Old World garb, do not have electricity or television in their homes, use horses and buggies instead of cars and dedicate themselves to living humble lives out of the public eye — quickly found themselves in the middle of a 21st century media firestorm.
They did not want their first names used because they do not want to draw attention to themselves for religious reasons.
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They rarely do media interviews but spoke to PEOPLE because they were overwhelmed by the love and support they received from around the world and wanted to further explain their decision to forgive the killer. We still talk to the other children about Naomi Rose. In the days after the tragedy, what quickly outshone the horror of the crimes was what came next — word that the parents had forgiven Roberts for the atrocious acts.
Today those parents want the world to know that while the decision to forgive was made quickly — actually forgiving was a process that took years. And so thousands of their ancestors died as martyrs because of the religious persecution. So deciding to forgive almost becomes second nature.