Date: 1/17/1989

Summary: Patrick Purdy, 26, an alcoholic with a police record, launched an assault at Cleveland Elementary School, where many young Southeast Asian immigrants were enrolled. Purdy killed himself with a shot to the head.

Location: School

Fatalities: 6

Injured:  29

Gender: Male

Type: Mass

Weapon: One semiautomatic handgun, one rifle (assault)

Age of Shooter: 26

Mental Health Details: Yes


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