Incident

2-08-1968 South Carolina Orangeburg 31-0

Location

February 08, 1968

South Carolina State College
Incident Address
Orangeburg, South Carolina

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Samuel Ephesians Hammond Jr.
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Delano Herman Middleton
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Henry Ezekial Smith
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ernest Raymond Carson
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Bobby Burton
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Cleveland Sellers
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Joseph Hampton
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Thomas Kennerly
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
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  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed
  • School Incident
  • School Shooting - university/college
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Political Violence
  • Notable
  • Backfill

Notes

2/8/68 AKA Orangeburg Massacre shooting lasted 8 seconds, fired at retreating, unarmed students aged from 15-23.

Guns Involved

9 guns involved.

  • Type: Shotgun
  • Type: Shotgun
  • Type: Shotgun
  • Type: Shotgun
  • Type: Shotgun
  • Type: Rifle
  • Type: Rifle
  • Type: Rifle
  • Type: Handgun

District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 39
State House District: 90