List of school massacres by death toll

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This is a list of mass or spree killers that committed attacks at schools. A mass murderer is typically defined as someone who kills 3 or more people in one incident, with no "cooling off" period, not including themself.[1][2] A mass murder typically occurs in a single location where one or more persons kill several others.[3][4][5]

The victims must have been largely the relatives of the perpetrator to be considered a familicide.

This list does not include serial killers, members of democidal governments, or major political figures who orchestrated such actions.

Overall list[edit]

Abbreviations and footnotes[edit]

# indicates the ranking of the massacre by number of deaths (since this is a List enumerated by death toll, not by date or by number of overall casualties).

The W-column gives a basic description of the weapons in the shootings.

F – Firearms and other ranged weapons. This primarily includes rifles and handguns, but also bows and crossbows, grenade launchers, flamethrowers, or slingshots.
M – Melee weapons, like knives, swords, spears, machetes, axes, clubs, rods, rocks, or bare hands.
O – Any other weapons, such as bombs, hand grenades, Molotov cocktails, poison and poisonous gas, as well as vehicle and arson attacks.
A – indicates that an arson attack was the only other weapon used
V – indicates that a vehicle was the only other weapon used
E – indicates that explosives of any sort were the only other weapon used
# Name Date Year Location Country Killed Injured W Perpetrator Terroristic organisations act Fate of perpetrator(s) Ref.
1. Santa María School massacre Dec 21 1907 Iquique  Chile
2,000
?
F Chilean Army No 300 killed
2. Beslan school siege Sep 1 2004 Beslan, North Ossetia-Alania  Russia
333
783
FME Riyad-us Saliheen Brigade of Martyrs Yes Most killed by special forces, one captured and subsequently sentenced to life imprisonment
3. Dacca University massacre Mar 25 1971 Dhaka  East Pakistan (Now  Bangladesh)
~200+ (per Indian and Bangladeshi sources)
?
FA Al Badr,

Pakistan Army Eastern Command

No [6][7]
4. Eastern University massacre Sep 5 1990 Chenkalady  Sri Lanka
158
?
F Sri Lankan Army No None [8]
5. Peshawar school massacre Dec 16 2014 Peshawar  Pakistan
149
114
FME Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan Yes Killed by special forces
6. Garissa University College attack Apr 2 2015 Garissa  Kenya
148
79
F al-Shabaab Yes 4 killed and 5 arrested
7. Kabul school bombing May 8 2021 Kabul  Afghanistan
90
147
E Disputed over Yes
8. Nagerkovil school bombing Sep 22 1995 Jaffna  Sri Lanka
71
150
O Sri Lankan Air Force No None
9. Walisongo School Massacre May 28 2000 Poso, Central Sulawesi  Indonesia
70
?
FM Catholic militants Yes Executed [9]
10. Kyanguli Fire Tragedy Mar 24 2001 Machakos County  Kenya
67
?
A Davis Onyango Opiyo, Felix Mambo Ngumbao (school students) No Arrested
11. Buni Yadi Federal Government College massacre Feb 25 2014 Yobe State  Nigeria
59
?
FMA Boko Haram suspected Yes
12. Thammasat University massacre Oct 6 1976 Sanam Luang  Thailand
46-100+
167
FO Police, Army and right- wing paramilitary Red Gaurs, Nawaphon and Village Scouts No None
13. Chencholai bombing Aug 14 2006 Mullaitivu  Sri Lanka
61
155
O Sri Lankan Air Force[10] No None
14. Aleppo Artillery School massacre June 16 1979 Aleppo  Syria
50-83
?
FE Muslim Brotherhood Yes Escaped
15. Bahr El-Baqar primary school bombing Apr 8 1970 Bahr el-Baqar, Sharqia  Egypt
46
50+
E Israeli Air Force No None
16. Bath School disaster[a] May 18 1927 Bath Township, MI  United States
44
58
E Andrew Kehoe, 55 No Suicide
17. Fanglin Village primary school explosion Mar 6 2001 Wanzai County, Jiangxi  China
42
27
E Li Chuicai, 33 No Suicide
Yobe State school shooting July 6 2013 Mamudo, Yobe State  Nigeria
42
6+
FA Boko Haram Yes Escaped
19. Nong Bua Lamphu massacre Oct 6 2022 Na Klang district, Nong Bua Lamphu  Thailand
36
10
FMV Panya Khamrab
(ปัญญา คำราบ)
No Suicide
September 2022 Kabul school bombing Sep 30 2022 Kabul  Afghanistan
36
82
E Yes Suicide
21. Virginia Tech shooting Apr 16 2007 Blacksburg, VA  United States
32
17
F Seung-Hui Cho, 23 (조승희) No Suicide
22. Ma'alot massacre May 15 1974 Ma'alot  Israel
31
70
FM Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine Yes Killed by police
23. Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting[a] Dec 14 2012 Newtown, CT  United States
27
2
F Adam Lanza, 20 No Suicide
24. Gîsca school bombing Apr 4 1950 Gîsca, Moldavia  Soviet Union 23 ? E Vladimir Tatarnikov, 29 No Suicide
25. Bacha Khan University attack Jan 20 2016 Charsadda  Pakistan 22+ ? FE Tehrik-i-Taliban Yes N [11]
26. Robb Elementary School shooting May 24 2022 Uvalde, TX  United States
21
18
F Salvador Rolando Ramos, 18 No Killed by border patrol tactical team [12]
27. Kerch Polytechnic College massacre Oct 17 2018 Kerch, Crimea  Russia /  Ukraine
20
70
FE Vladislav Roslyakov, 18 No Suicide
28. 2004 Dhemaji school bombing Aug 15 2004 Dhemaji, Assam  India
18
40
E United Liberation Front of Assam[13] Yes
29. University of Texas tower shooting[a] Aug 1 1966 Austin, TX  United States
17
31
FM Charles Whitman, 25 No Killed by police
Parkland high school shooting Feb 14 2018 Parkland, FL  United States
17
17
F  Nikolas Cruz, 19 No Life imprisonment
Dunblane massacre Mar 13 1996 Dunblane  United Kingdom
17
15
F Thomas Hamilton, 43 No Suicide
32. Erfurt school massacre Apr 26 2002 Erfurt  Germany
16
1
F Robert Steinhäuser, 19 No Suicide
33. Winnenden school shooting Mar 11 2009 Winnenden and Wendlingen  Germany
15
9
F Tim Kretschmer, 17 No Suicide
2023 Prague shooting Dec 21 2023 Prague and Hostouň  Czech Republic
15
25
F David Kozák, 24 Suicide
34. École Polytechnique massacre Dec 6 1989 Montreal, QC  Canada
14
14
FM Marc Lépine, 25 No Suicide
36. Columbine High School massacre Apr 20 1999 Columbine, CO  United States
13
24
F M E Eric Harris, 18 Dylan Klebold, 17 No Both died by suicide
Janaúba massacre Oct 5 2017 Janaúba  Brazil
13
37
 A Damião Soares dos Santos, 50 Perished in the flames
Chlef school attack Oct 15 2002 El Hadjadj, Chlef Province  Algeria
13
1
F None [14]
39. Azerbaijan State Oil Academy shooting Apr 30 2009 Baku  Azerbaijan
12
13
F Farda Gadirov, 28 No Suicide [15][16]
Rio de Janeiro school shooting Apr 7 2011 Rio de Janeiro  Brazil
12
22
F Wellington Oliveira, 23 No Suicide
Shiguan kindergarten attack May 8 2006 Shiguan  China
12
5
 MA Bai Ningyang, 18 (白宁阳) No Death penalty
42. Cologne school massacre June 11 1964 Cologne  West Germany
10
22
FM Walter Seifert, 42 No Suicide
2018 Santa Fe High School shooting May 18 2018 Santa Fe, TX  United States
10
13
FE Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17 No Arrested
Suzano school shooting (Raul Brasil school) Mar 13 2019 Suzano  Brazil
10
11
FME Guilherme Taucci Monteiro, 17 Luiz Henrique de Castro, 25 Castro was murdered by Monteiro, who then committed suicide
Belgrade school shooting May 3 2023 Belgrade  Serbia
10
6
F 13-year old male student No Arrested [17][18]
Enoch Brown school massacre July 26 1764 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
10
2
FM 3 Lenape Indians
Kauhajoki school shooting Sep 23 2008 Kauhajoki  Finland
10
1
FA Matti Saari, 22 No Suicide
48. Kazan school shooting May 11 2021 Kazan  Russia
9
23
FE Ilnaz Galyaviev, 19 No Arrested
Shengshui kindergarten attack May 12 2010 Linchang  China
9
11
 M Wu Huanming, 47 (吴焕明) No Suicide [19][20][21][22][23]
2015 Umpqua Community College shooting Oct 1 2015 Roseburg, OR  United States
9
8
F Christopher Harper-Mercer, 26 No Suicide [24]
Red Lake massacre[a] Mar 21 2005 Red Lake, MN  United States
9
5
F Jeffrey Weise, 16 No Suicide
Ruzhou school massacre Nov 26 2004 Ruzhou  China
9
3
 M Yan Yanming, 21

(闫彦明)

No Death penalty [25][26]
53. Osaka school massacre June 8 2001 Ikeda, Osaka  Japan
8
15
 M Mamoru Takuma, 37 (宅間 守) No Death penalty
Mercaz HaRav massacre Mar 6 2008 Jerusalem  Israel
8
11
F Alaa Abu Dhein, 26

(علاء هاشم أبو دهيم)

No Killed by police
Studentski grad dormitory massacre Dec 25 1974 Sofia  Bulgaria
8
8
FM Donchev, Branimir, 17 No Arrested, later shot by police during escape attempt [27][28][29]
Nanping school massacre Mar 23 2010 Nanping  China
8
5
 M Zheng Minsheng, 41 (郑明生) No Death penalty [30][31][32][33]
Jokela school shooting Nov 7 2007 Jokela  Finland
8
1
F A Pekka-Eric Auvinen, 18 No Suicide
58. Kumba school massacre Oct 24 2020 Kumba, Southwest Region  Cameroon
7
13
FM Unknown ?
Lyamino School Feb 11 1958 Lyamino, Perm Krai  Soviet Union
7
6
F Michael Tselousov, 24

(Целоусов, Михаил)

No Sentenced to death and executed [34]
Burma school massacre Mar 26 1975 Kachin  Burma
7
5
 M U Win-maung No Killed by police [35][36]
Zhuping school massacre Apr 1 1996 Meitian  China
7
5
 M Wang Xiangjun No Arrested [37][38][39][40]
2012 Oikos University shooting Apr 2 2012 Oakland, CA  United States
7
3
F One Goh, 43 No Life imprisonment
63. Perm State University shooting Sep 20 2021 Perm  Russia
6
47
F Timur Bekmansurov, 18 No Severely injured and arrested
Anne Anne Kindergarten stabbing[a] June 3 1982 Sham Shui Po  Hong Kong
6
37
 M Lee Chi Hang, 28 (李志衡) No Sent to psychiatric hospital
April 2022 Kabul school bombing Apr 19 2022 Kabul  Afghanistan
6
25
 E Yes Unknown
Isla Vista killings May 23 2014 Isla Vista, CA  United States
6
14
FMV Elliot Rodger, 22 No Suicide
Sana'a school shooting Mar 30 1997 Sanaa  Yemen
6
12
F Mohammed Ahmad Misleh al-Nazari, 48 No Death penalty [41]
Shafrir synagogue shooting attack Apr 11 1956 Kfar Chabad  Israel
6
5
F Yes Unknown
Massacre in the Leningrad higher military political school of Ministry of Internal Affairs May 19 1977 Leningrad  Soviet Union
6
2
F Anatoly Fedorenko

(Федоренко, Анатолий)

No Sentenced to death and executed [42]
Massacre in the Kamyshin higher military engineer school Mar 9 1997 Kamyshin  Russia
6
2
F Sergei Lepnev, 18

(Лепнев, Сергей)

No 25 years in prison [43][44][45]
71. Stockton schoolyard shooting Jan 17 1989 Stockton, CA  United States
5
32
F A Patrick Purdy, 24 No Suicide
Atzmona school shooting [he] Mar 7 2002 Atzmona  Gaza Strip
5
23
F E Mohammed Fathi Farhat, 17

(محمد فتحي فرحات)

No Killed by soldiers [46][47][48]
Poe Elementary School bombing Sep 15 1959 Houston, TX  United States
5
19
 E Paul Harold Orgeron, 49 No Killed by the explosion [49]
Northern Illinois University shooting Feb 14 2008 DeKalb, IL  United States
5
17
F Steven Kazmierczak, 27 No Suicide
Eppstein school shooting June 3 1983 Eppstein  West Germany
5
14
F Karel Charva, 34 No Suicide [50][51]
Obafemi Awolowo University massacre July 10 1999 Ifẹ, Osun State  Nigeria
5
11
FM Black Axe No
1998 Westside Middle School shooting Mar 24 1998 Jonesboro, AR  United States
5
10
F Andrew Golden, 11 Mitchell Johnson, 13 No Both imprisoned until their 21st birthday
West Nickel Mines School shooting Oct 2 2006 Nickel Mines, PA  United States
5
5
F Charles Roberts, 32 No Suicide
Huaiji school massacre Nov 26 2002 Huaiji  China
5
2
 M Shi Ruoqiu, 30

(施若丘")

No Arrested [52][53]
Mesa school massacre Nov 12 1966 Mesa, AZ  United States
5
2
F Robert Smith, 18 No Life imprisonment [54]
2013 Santa Monica shootings June 7 2013 Santa Monica, CA  United States
5
2
F A John Zawahri, 23 No Killed by police
University of Iowa shooting Nov 1 1991 Iowa City, IA  United States
5
1
F Gang Lu, 28

(卢刚)

No Suicide
Veshkayma kindergarten shooting Apr 26 2022 Veshkayma, Ulyanovsk Oblast  Russia
5
1
F Ruslan Akhtyamov No Suicide
San Juan massacre Oct 10 1977 San Juan  Trinidad and Tobago
5
0
 M Arrested [55]
Maradi massacre Jan 10 1994 Maradi  Niger
5
0
 M Arrested [56]
86. Thurston High School shooting[a] May 20/21 1998 Springfield, OR  United States
4
25
F Kipland Kinkel, 15 No Life imprisonment [57]
Bremen school shooting June 20 1913 Bremen  Germany
4
21
F Heinz Schmidt, 29 No Sent to psychiatric hospital
Linwu school massacre Sep 30 2004 Linwu  China
4
12
 M Liu Hongwen, 28

(刘洪文)

No Sent to psychiatric hospital [58]
Dendermonde nursery attack Jan 23 2009 Beveren and Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde  Belgium
4
12
 M Kim De Gelder, 20 No Life imprisonment
Lindhurst High School shooting May 1 1992 Olivehurst, CA  United States
4
10
F Eric Houston, 20 No Death penalty
La Loche shootings Jan 24 2016 La Loche, SK  Canada
4
7
F Randan Dakota Fontaine, 17[59] No Life imprisonment [60]
2021 Oxford High School shooting Nov 30 2021 Oxford Township, Michigan  United States
4
7
F Ethan Crumbley, 15 No Arrested [61][62]
2007 Colorado YWAM and New Life shootings Dec 9 2007 Arvada and Colorado Springs, CO  United States
4
5
F Matthew Murray, 24 No Suicide
Suixi school massacre Jan 26 2003 Suixi  China
4
3
 M Chen Peiquan, 35 No Arrested [63]
Illinois school massacre Sep 23 1988 Chicago, IL  United States
4
2
F Clemmie Henderson, 40 No Killed by police [64]
Gongyi school massacre Sep 14 2011 Gongyi  China
4
2
 M Wang Hongbin, 30 No Arrested [65]
Marysville shooting Oct 24 2014 Marysville, WA  United States
4
3
F Jaylen Fryberg, 15 No Suicide [66]
Concordia University massacre Aug 24 1992 Montreal, QC  Canada
4
1
F Valery I. Fabrikant, 52 No Life imprisonment [67]
Gulbene school massacre Feb 22 1999 Gulbene  Latvia
4
1
 M Alexander Koryakov, 19 No Life imprisonment [68]
2001 Isla Vista killings Feb 24 2001 Isla Vista, CA  United States
4
1
 V David Attias, 18 No Sent to psychiatric hospital [69]
Ozar Hatorah shooting Mar 19 2012 Toulouse  France
4
1
F Mohammed Merah, 23 No Killed by police [70]
Kunming school killings Feb 13–15 2004 Kunming  China
4
0
 M Ma Jiajue, 23

(馬加爵)

No Death penalty [71]
103. Wilno school massacre May 6 1925 Wilno  Poland
3–6
4–11
F E Stanisław Ławrynowicz, Janusz Obrąbalski No Both died by suicide
104. Zibo school massacre Aug 3 2010 Zibo  China
3–4
7–20
 M Fang Jiantang, 26

(方建堂)

No Death penalty [72]
105. 1997 Heath High School shooting Dec 1 1997 Paducah, Kentucky, Kentucky  United States
3
5
F Michael Carneal, 14 No Arrested [73]
2023 Michigan State University shooting Feb 13 2023 East Lansing MI  United States
3
5
F Anthony Dwayne McRae, 43 No Self-inflicted gunshot [74]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f At least one of the victims was a relative of the assailant.

Rampage killers[edit]

This is a list of mass or spree killers that committed attacks at schools. A mass murderer is typically defined as someone who kills 3 or more people in one incident, with no "cooling off" period, not including themself.[75][76] A mass murder typically occurs in a single location where one or more persons kill several others.[77][78][79]

The victims must have been largely the relatives of the perpetrator to be considered a familicide.

This list does not include serial killers, members of democidal governments, or major political figures who orchestrated such actions.

Perpetrator Date Year Location Country Killed Injured W Additional Notes Ref.
1 Kehoe, Andrew Philip, 55[a] May 18 1927 Bath Township, Michigan  United States
44
58
FME Committed suicide
Also killed numerous animals
2 Khamrab, Panya, 34
(ปัญญา คำราบ)
Oct. 6 2022 Na Klang  Thailand
36
10
FMV Committed suicide
3 Cho, Seung-Hui, 23
(조승희)
April 16 2007 Blacksburg, Virginia  United States
32
17
F Committed suicide
Six more people were injured by jumping out of windows as they escape from the perpetrator
4 Lanza, Adam Peter, 20[a] Dec. 14 2012 Newtown, Connecticut  United States
27
2
F Committed suicide
5 Ramos, Salvador Rolando, 18[a] May 24 2022 Uvalde, Texas United States United States
21
18
F Killed by police
6 Roslyakov, Vladislav Igorevich, 18
(Росляков, Владислав Игоревич)
Oct. 17 2018 Kerch
20
70
F E Committed suicide
7 Kazantsev, Artyom Igorevich, 34
(Казанцев, Артём Игоревич)
Sept. 26 2022 Izhevsk  Russia
18
23
F Committed suicide
8 Cruz, Nikolas Jacob, 19 Feb. 14 2018 Parkland, Florida  United States
17
17
F Sentenced to life imprisonment
9 Hamilton, Thomas Watt, 43 March 13 1996 Dunblane  United Kingdom
17
15
F Committed suicide
10 Whitman, Charles Joseph, 25[a] Aug. 1 1966 Austin, Texas  United States
16
31
FM Killed by police
Terminated a pregnancy
One of the victims died in 2001; attributed to this event
11 Kozák, David, 24 Dec. 15/21 2023 Klánovice Forest, Hostouň and Prague  Czech Republic
16
25
F Committed suicide
One more died by jumping out of a window
12 Steinhäuser, Robert, 19 April 26 2002 Erfurt  Germany
16
1
F Committed suicide
13 Kretschmer, Tim, 17 March 11 2009 Winnenden and Wendlingen  Germany
15
9
F Committed suicide
14 Lépine, Marc, 25 Dec. 6 1989 Montreal, Quebec  Canada
14
14
FM Committed suicide
15 Harris, Eric David, 18
Klebold, Dylan Bennet, 17
April 20 1999 Columbine, Colorado  United States
13
21
F O Both committed suicide
16 Menezes de Oliveira, Wellington, 23 April 7 2011 Rio de Janeiro  Brazil
12
22
F Committed suicide
17 Gadirov, Farda, 28 April 30 2009 Baku  Azerbaijan
12
13
F Committed suicide
One more died by jumping out of a window
18 Bai Ningyang, 18
(白宁阳)
May 8 2006 Shiguan  China
12
5
 MA Sentenced to death and executed
19 Seifert, Willi Walter, 42 June 11 1964 Cologne  West Germany
10
22
FM Committed suicide
20 Pagourtzis, Dimitrios, 17 (accused) May 18 2018 Santa Fe, Texas  United States
10
13
F Arrested
21 7th-grade student, 13 May 3 2023 Belgrade  Serbia
10
6
F Arrested [17][18]
22 Saari, Matti Juhani, 22 Sept. 23 2008 Kauhajoki  Finland
10
1
F A Committed suicide
23 Galyaviev, Ilnaz Rinatovich, 19
(Галявиев, Ильназ Ринатович)
May 11 2021 Kazan  Russia
9
23
F E Sentenced to life imprisonment
24 Zhao Zewei, 28
(赵泽伟)
April 27 2018 Yulin  China
9
12
 M Sentenced to death and executed [80]
25 Wu Huanming, 47
(吴焕明)
May 12 2010 Linchang  China
9
11
 M Committed suicide
26 Harper-Mercer, Christopher Sean, 26 Oct. 1 2015 Roseburg, Oregon  United States
9
8
F Committed suicide
27 Weise, Jeffrey James, 16[a] March 21 2005 Red Lake, Minnesota  United States
9
5
F Committed suicide
28 Yan Yanming, 21
(闫彦明)
Nov. 26 2004 Ruzhou  China
9
3
 M Sentenced to death and executed [81]
29 Takuma, Mamoru, 37
(宅間守)
June 8 2001 Ikeda, Osaka  Japan
8
15
 M Sentenced to death and executed
30 Ala Hisham Abu Dheim, 26
(علاء هاشم أبو دهيم)
March 6 2008 Jerusalem  Israel
8
11
F Killed by soldiers
31 de Castro, Luiz Henrique, 25
Monteiro, Guilherme Taucci, 17[a]
March 13 2019 Suzano  Brazil
8
11
FM Castro killed by Monteiro
Monteiro committed suicide
32 Donchev, Branimir Delchev, 17
(Дончев, Бранимир Делчев)
Dec. 24 1974 Durvenitsa  Bulgaria
8
8
FM Found not guilty by reason of insanity
Terminated a pregnancy
[82]
33 Zheng Minsheng, 41
(郑民生)
March 23 2010 Nanping  China
8
5
 M Sentenced to death and executed [83]
34 Yu Hua, 40
(於華)
Sept. 2 2019 Baiyangping  China
8
2
 M Sentenced to death and executed [84]
35 Auvinen, Pekka-Eric, 18 Nov. 7 2007 Jokela  Finland
8
1
F A Committed suicide
36 U Win-maung March 26 1975 Kachin  Burma
7
5
 M Killed by police [85]
37 Wang Xiangjun April 1 1996 Meitian  China
7
5
 M Arrested [86]
38 Goh, One L., 43 April 2 2012 Oakland, California  United States
7
3
F Sentenced to life imprisonment
39 Bekmansurov, Timur Maratovich, 18
(Бекмансуров, Тимур Маратович)
Sept. 20 2021 Perm  Russia
6
47
F Sentenced to life imprisonment
40 Lee Chi Hang, 28[a]
(李志衡)
June 3 1982 Sham Shui Po Hong Kong Hong Kong
6
37
 M Found not guilty by reason of insanity
41 Mohammed Ahmad Misleh al-Nazari, 48 March 30 1997 Sana'a  Yemen
6
12
F Sentenced to death and executed [87]
42 Fedorenko, Anatoly
(Федоренко, Анатолий)
May 19 1977 Leningrad  Soviet Union
6
2
F Sentenced to death and executed [88]
43 Lepnev, Sergei, 18
(Лепнев, Сергей)
March 9 1997 Kamyshin  Russia
6
2
F Sentenced to death,
later changed to life imprisonment,
later changed to 25 years in prison
[89]
44 Wu Moujie, 25
(吴某杰)
July 10 2023 Lianjiang, Guangdong  China
6
1
M Arrested [90]
45 Hale, Audrey Elizabeth, 28 March 27 2023 Nashville, Tennessee  United States
6
0
F Killed by police
46. Purdy, Patrick Edward, 24 Jan. 17 1989 Stockton, California  United States
5
32
F A Committed suicide
47 Mohammed Fathi Farhat, 17
(محمد فتحي فرحات)
March 7 2002 Gush Katif  Gaza Strip
5
23
F E Killed by soldiers [91]
48 Kazmierczak, Steven Phillip, 27 Feb. 14 2008 DeKalb, Illinois  United States
5
17
F Committed suicide
49 Charva, Karel, 34 June 3 1983 Eppstein  West Germany
5
14
F Committed suicide [92]
50 Golden, Andrew Douglas, 11
Johnson, Mitchell Scott, 13
March 24 1998 Jonesboro, Arkansas  United States
5
10
F Both were imprisoned until their 21st birthday
51 Roberts, Charles Carl, 32 Oct. 2 2006 Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania  United States
5
5
F Committed suicide
52 Kinkel, Kipland Philip, 15[a] May 20/21 1998 Springfield, Oregon  United States
4
25
F Sentenced to 111 years in prison [93]
53 Schmidt, Heinz Jakob Friedrich Ernst, 29 June 20 1913 Bremen  Germany
4
21
F Found not guilty by reason of insanity
One more died trying to escape
54 Gabriel Rodrigues Castiglioni, 16 Nov. 25 2022 Aracruz  Brazil
4
12
F Sentenced to 3 years in prison
55 Liu Hongwen, 28
(刘洪文)
Sept. 30 2004 Linwu County  China
4
12
 M Found not guilty by reason of insanity [94]
56 De Gelder, Kim, 20 Jan. 16/23 2009 Vrasene and Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde  Belgium
4
12
 M Sentenced to life imprisonment
57 Houston, Eric Christopher, 20 May 1 1992 Olivehurst, California  United States
4
10
F Sentenced to death
58 Fontaine, Randan Dakota, 17[a] Jan. 22 2016 La Loche, Saskatchewan  Canada
4
7
F Sentenced to life imprisonment
59 Crumbley, Ethan, 15 Nov. 30 2021 Oxford Township, Michigan  United States
4
7
F Sentenced to Life without the possibility of parole, plus 24 years
60 Fang Jiantang, 26
(方建堂)
Aug. 3 2010 Zibo  China
3–5
6–20
 M Sentenced to death and executed [95]
61 Wu Yechang, 25
(吴业昌)
Sept. 21 2012 Pingnan County  China
3
13
 M Sentenced to death and executed [96]
62 Barbaro, Anthony F., 17 Dec. 30 1974 Olean, New York  United States
3
11
F E Committed suicide while awaiting trial
63 Ławrynowicz, Stanisław, 22
Obrapalski, Janusz, 21
May 6 1925 Wilno/Vilnius  Poland (current day Lithuania)
3
9
F E Both committed suicide

Abbreviations and footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i At least one of the victims was a relative of the assailant.

The W-column gives a basic description of the weapons used in the murders

F – Firearms and other ranged weapons, especially rifles and handguns, but also bows and crossbows, grenade launchers, flamethrowers, or slingshot
M – Melee weapons, like knives, swords, spears, machetes, axes, clubs, rods, rocks, or bare hands
O – Any other weapons, such as bombs, hand grenades, Molotov cocktails, poison and poisonous gas, as well as vehicle and arson attacks
A – indicates that an arson attack was the only other weapon used
V – indicates that a vehicle was the only other weapon used
E – indicates that explosives of any sort were the only other weapon used
P – indicates that an anaesthetising or deadly substance of any kind was the only other weapon used (includes poisonous gas)

See also[edit]

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