The Kent State shootings—also known as the May 4th Massacre—occurred at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. The incident involved the shooting of unarmed college students by the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4th, 1970. The guardsmen fired sixty-seven rounds over a period of thirteen seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis. Some of the students who were shot were protesting and others were just in the area on their way to class.
On December 22, 1978 Gacy officially confessed to police and was arrested. Gacy confessed to abducting killing 25-30 teenage boys since 1972. After confessing, Gacy went back to his home with police where he showed them where his victims were. 28 of the bodies were found on Gacy’s property, with 26 of those in his crawl space.
Simmons first trial lasted six hours and he was convicted May 12, 1988. On May 16, 1988 the judge sentenced Simmons to death by “lethal injection” , plus 147 years. Simmons was found guilty of fourteen counts of murder in the deaths of his family. After questioning followed with some evidence Simmons lashed out at a man by the name of Bayum, punching him in the face, and struggling to get a deputy’s handgun. Simmons was dragged out of the courtroom in chains and on May 16, 1988 Simmons was sentenced to death by lethal injection, Simmons began to waive all his rights to appeal.
Mary Ann Pesce (18) and Anita Luchessa (18) were stabbed to death. Just over 4 months later, September 14, 1972, Ed picked up and killed his third victim, Aiko Koo (15) by strangulation. It would be another 4 months before Ed would kill again. Now 25 years old, Ed picked up and shot 19-year-old Cindy Schallner near Cabrillo College in California. There was a short time between Cindy and the next two victims, Rosalind Thorpe (24) and Alice Liu (23).
After an hour a man called the police. The man gave the police the location of the crime. He then claimed responsibility for the murders and the murders that happened in 1968. On August 1, 1969, the San Francisco Examiner got a letter that didn 't have a return address. The letter gave details from the murders.
ABSTRACT On May 23rd 2014, a gunman identified as Elliot Rodger, kills six people and wounds 13 others in Isla Vista, Calif., a small town near Santa Barbara. He stabs three men in his apartment before driving to locations throughout the town where he kills three students from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Before the rampage, Rodger, age 22, posts a video called "Elliot Rodger's Retribution" on his YouTube Channel and writes a 140-page manifesto. In both, he expresses his anger over being rejected by women and his plans for revenge.
By 11:35 they had killed 12 students and a teacher plus 20 others. Shortly after around 12:00 pm they turned the guns on themselves and killed themselves. They had killed 15 people; 12 students, 1 teachers, and both of themselves. They had wounded about 20 others. This massacre had been the worst school shooting up until the Virginia Tech shooting.
Nikolas Cruz exited a Uber outside of Stoneman Marjory Douglass High School at 2:19 p.m. wearing dark colored jeans, a Stoneman Douglass polo shirt, carrying a duffel bag with an ar-15, and a backpack with a vest and ammo. Cruz walked into the 1200 building, wherein a stairwell a student stumbled upon him loading his weapon who left to tell a teacher. Later, Cruz set off a fire alarm, and started shooting into the hallways. After that, he started shooting into different rooms, passing some and entering others. By the end of the shooting, seventeen people had been killed.
One L Goh, who shot and killed seven at a small college in California in 2012 was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. James E. Holmes who killed 12 and injured 70 at a movie theatre in Colorado had been seeing a psychiatrist for an unspecified mental illness. Adam Lanza, who is responsible for the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary that left 27 dead, was untreated for a developmental disorder, anxiety, and OCD. Christopher Harper-Mercer who was armed with six different guns, killed 9 at a college in Oregon, graduated from Switzer Learning Center in California. A school that taught students with learning disabilities and emotional issues.
The one teacher jumped on the lap of the other teacher, taking a bullet that would have hit the other teacher in the head. That same teacher who was shot was able to pull the fire alarm to save other lives. Almost three years ago to the day, another gunman open fired during a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises.” On July 19, 2012, in the Aurora, Colorado theater, James Holmes used an AR 15 rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun, and at least one 40-caliber handgun.
A U.S. cop who shot dead 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland on Nov. 22, 2014 said he thought the boy was holding a real gun. On Tuesday, prosecutors released Officer Timothy Loehmann’s signed statement in which he said he told the boy to show his hands and the latter instead pulled out a gun. The U.S. cop and his partner Frank Garmback are facing possible charges for the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice in November 2014, according to Reuters. Loehmann and Garmback were responding to a 911 call about a man wielding a gun in a park beside a recreation center.
He supposedly graduated from red bank high school and took fighting classes. The gunman fired 50 to 60 rounds at the air force doors and windows. The attacks happen exactly on Old Lee Highway, around10:30 to 10:45. Some of the men who were there fell to the ground and took cover till the shooting was over. The police never said what happened to the suspect, how he died, or who killed him.
Police brutality is at its peak. In recent years police men have killed a number of innocent civilians. On July 17, 2014 one such case is Eric Gardner died in Staten island, being one of those civilians who sadly have been killed by a law enforcer. Another example is Harming students and by standers has also appeared recently, on October 27th 2015 a police officer in a high school class told a student to give him her phone and she refused.
On October 18th, a teen in Meridian, Idaho shot and killed a 15-year-old, but police say the the shooting was an accident. 18-year-old David Provencio was smoking marijuana and consuming alchohol with many others in a home close to East Franklin Road. Provencio said that he pointed the gun and shot the victim, not knowing that the gun was loaded. And the kid who was shot was pronounced dead at the hospital. When the authorities arrived at the scene they were told that the kid shot himself while there were several children and a few adults there at the time of the shooting.