*Keep in mind, not all school shootings are the same. There are different motives, and some of those pictured here killed 0. Some of them are currently released, some were never sentenced. There are many many more living school shooters, but their identities were never released to the public (this is a very common practice in countries outside of the United States), hence there are no photographs of them. I have also included some individuals who PLANNED to shoot up their school, but were thwarted in their attempts.*
From Left to Right. Row One: -Alex Hribal, Pennsylvania. -Alvaro Castillo, North Carolina. -Amy Bishop Anderson, Alabama. -Andrew Charles Williams, California. -Andrew Golden, Arkansas. -Andrew Wurst, Pennsylvania.
09/05/2017:Ivanteevka, Moscow oblast. A ninth-grader, fan of Columbine - Mikhail Pivnev came to a class with a gun and smoke bombs. After a monologue about the desire to die, he shot a teacher. Schoolkids started jumping from the second floor to safe their life. Four persons were injured. No one died. During the year Mikhail attended a psychiatrist because of suicidal thoughts. Probably he was victim of bullying classmates and teachers. Mikhail was using last name Klebold online on his social media page (vk.com), re/posting info, gifs and memes about shooters. Also he warmly condoned all shootings, action of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold.
His post on April 20, 2017: On April 20, 1999, the Columbine school was attacked. If it does not go into details, then as a result, 13 pupils are dead, 23 were injured and two are alive in my heart. Here and again the same day. It is a pity that not a year for sometimes I think. No matter what happens around me, how they treat me, I wonder if I’m needed here … life is beautiful friends, but sometimes death is better. And it could be better if I was in the place of Eric and Dylan … And now forget everything that is written here and live on. Not everyone loves suicidal thoughts, right? -20.04.99.11: 18_12: 01.- HDTL. E&D.FSBS. CGMD. CHS. Never Be Forget.-
Atteched pics - video and photo from his online page.
As April draws closer, I’m guessing a lot of us are tense. I know I am. Historically, a lot of copycat shootings happen in April. Most are caught because law enforcement has stepped up since eighteen years ago, but it’s reasonable to be especially nervous this time of year. It’s not only the eighteen-year anniversary, but also Eric Harris’s birthday, which I know has and will tick something people. I think it’s also interesting to note how many school shooters dressed in trench coats or heavy, dark clothes: Dylan and Eric, Adam Lanza, Kip Kinkel, Jason Dean (although fictional), the list could go on.
One tip I’ve picked up from interviews is this: if you find yourself caught with no way out and are forced to wait until the coast is clear, play dead and cover yourself in blood. Do not move. This has proven to save countless survivors in the past.
Stay safe, make smart decisions, and when keeping Columbine in mind, speak of tragedy gently and respectfully; the family and community’s pain is still very raw, and always will be. Whether you believe there were thirteen or fifteen victims that day, Columbine and the survivors are never something to joke about, or characters you can manipulate.
5 September, 2017, Ivanteevka, Moscow oblast. A ninth-grader came to a class with a gun and
smoke bombs. He was saying that he wants to die and was waiting for this moment for three years. A teacher was injured. The shooter was a fan of Columbine shooters and was using last name Klebold online.