Deadliest school attacks in history
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. — yesterday where 17 were killed as of last night — is one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history. Here are others:
32 were killed and 17 injured by gunman SeungHui Cho at Virginia Tech in April 2007. It remains the deadliest attack on a school in U.S. history.
26 were killed and two injured at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012. The gunman, Adam Peter Lanza, 20, took his own life after the assault on the school in his hometown of Newtown, Conn.
14 were killed and 31 wounded in August 1966 at the University of Texas in Austin. Former Marine sharpshooter Charles Whitman fired away from high above in the U.T. Tower.
13 were killed during the 1999 attack at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo. Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, also wounded 24 more.
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