New York City, New York! New York City, New York 2 0 "A black bearded maniac drew an automatic pistol" and fired five shots into a crowd of boys at the Harlem School, who were taunting him. They shot at Captain William H. White when he pursued them. No one was hurt, but the boys were transferred to the penitentiary, which held adults. A general fight broke out during school board elections. Lewis Napier was killed, and several other persons were hurt. An year-old girl who was to use it in the play said she was afraid to handle it.
The teacher said there was no need for her fear and pointed it at the girl, Pearl Reedy, squeezing the trigger. She was fatally wounded. San Francisco, California 1 0 During a stone throwing confrontation near the Oriental School on Clay Street, a group of white boys found themselves trapped between two groups of Chinese boys.
In an attempt to escape, Jose Aguilar fired a BB shot air rifle twice hoping to frighten the Chinese. However, year-old Wong She had a gun and fired back. One bullet passed through Aguilar's coat sleeve as he ran and fatally struck year-old James Kane in the school's rear yard.
Carroll alleged the shooting was accidental and he did not think the gun was loaded. A whipping administered in school to one of the Holtzendorff boys started the trouble. After punishing the boy Yates armed himself, and when accosted by the Holtzendorffs, shot the father through the mouth. He was in turn shot through the body, dying an hour later. She had been working late after school, and a man with a revolver entered the school house and ordered her to obey him. He raped and shot her; she was expected to live.
All available men in Itasca County joined in hunting the assailant. During the Christmas tree celebration at the Harris Creek School, with a packed room of children and visitors, a fight broke out. Many others were injured. The disturbance was said to be started by Thomas Thornton, who had been drinking and was told to calm down by Benedict. Thornton's brother George left the room and returned with a revolver. Discovered by janitor Howard Parks and policeman Thomas Conway, a gunfight broke out.
William was critically wounded and not expected to live; Ralph Carter was taken to jail. He was expected to recover. They were arguing over which dishes to use at a social. Martin said he shot in self-defense, fatally hitting West with three of five shots. Reeder, North Dakota 1 0 During the afternoon recess, a boy was looking over a caliber rifle; it discharged, striking the head of the Coyne boy in the seat to the front, killing him instantly.
Monroe City, Missouri 0 0 While school was in session, Hugh Claggett shot through the school house's front door while on his way home from work. Ogden City, Utah 0 1 During a high school assembly, six boys shot off their guns.
Permission had been given in the belief the guns were loaded with blanks but they had live shot. Teacher Verna Davidson was shot in the foot. Joel Henry Hildebrand , professor of chemistry, in the administration offices of Gilman Hall.
He then went to California Hall and attempted to shoot year-old May L. Cheney , appointment secretary, but struck only one of her hair combs before he was subdued.