Year: 2000 Source: Washington, DC: Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2000. p. 174-183 SIEC No: 20010421

This paper examined American school shootings that occurred during 8 academic years, 1990-91 through 1997-98. A typology of school shootings is proposed which aims to put this phenomena in a scientific framework where it can be objectively investigated. The typology suggests the school shootings were operationally different from other types of shootings that involved multiple shots, & represent a different, more pernicious type of threat than other types of school shootings.