Incident

8-01-1966 Texas Austin 40-1

Location

August 01, 1966

U Texas Austin Tower
Incident Address
Austin, Texas

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Mark Jarome Gabour
  • Age: 16
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Marguerite Lamport
  • Age: 45
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Thomas Frederick Eckman
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Dr Robert Hamilton Boyer
  • Age: 33
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Thomas Aquinas Ashton
  • Age: 22
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Karen Joan Griffith
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Thomas Ray Karr
  • Age: 24
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Claudia Marilyn Rutt
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Paul Bolton Sonntag
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Officer Billy Paul Speed
  • Age: 24
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Roy Dell Schmidt
  • Age: 29
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Harry Walchuk
  • Age: 38
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Edna Townsley
  • Age: 51
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: David Hubert Gunby
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Morris Hohmann
  • Age: 30
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Aleck Hernandez
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Mary Francis Gabour
  • Age: 41
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Michael Gabour
  • Age: 19
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Claire Wilson
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Devereaux Maitland Huffman
  • Age: 31
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Nancy Harvey
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ellen Evganides
  • Age: 26
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Carla Sue Wheeler
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Irma Garcia
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Oscar Royvela
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Robert Heard
  • Age: 36
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Janet Paulos
  • Age: 20
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Abdul Khashab
  • Age: 26
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Sandra Wilson
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Lana Kay Phillips
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Billy Snowden
  • Age: 35
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: David Mattson
  • Age: 22
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Roland Ehlke
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Homer Jackson Kelley
  • Age: 64
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: John Scott Allen
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Brenda Gail Littlefield
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Adrian Littlefield
  • Age: 19
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Avelino Esparza
  • Age: 26
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Robert Frede
  • Age: 19
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: F.L. Foster
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Charles Whitman
  • Age: 25
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed
  • School Incident
  • School Shooting - university/college
  • Mass Murder (4+ deceased victims excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator , one location)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Backfill
  • Assault weapon (AR-15, AK-47, and ALL variants defined by law enforcement)

Notes

8/1/66 Marine Sniper - Weapons: Remington 700 6mm, Remington .35 cal Mod 141, 30 Cal M1 Carbine, 6.35mm pistol, 9mm pistol, S&W 357, 12 gauge shotgun - all bought from licensed dealers.

Guns Involved

7 guns involved.

  • Type: Other
  • Type: Other
  • Type: Other
  • Type: Other
  • Type: 9mm
  • Type: 357 Mag
  • Type: 12 gauge

District

Congressional District: 37
State Senate District: 14
State House District: 49