Major shootings on American college campuses





Following is a list of major shooting incidents on college campuses in the United States.

Virginia Tech, April 16, 2007: At least 33 dead as of Monday afternoon, including the gunman; 26 injured. The gunman opened fire in a dormitory and a classroom building, killing at least 30 people and injuring many others. (Chronicle article.)

University of Texas at Austin, August 1, 1966: 16 dead, including the gunman; 31 injured. From atop a 27-story tower, Charles J. Whitman shot and killed 13 people and wounded 31 others before he was shot dead by police. The night before, Mr. Whitman shot and killed his mother and his wife. During an autopsy, it was discovered that he suffered from a brain tumor that was affecting his limbic system, part of the brain involved with emotion and motivation. (Chronicle article.)...

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