Incident

5-21-1998 Oregon Springfield 29-1

Location

May 21, 1998

Thurston High School
Incident Address
Springfield, Oregon

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: William Kinkel
  • Age: 59
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Faith Kinkel
  • Age: 57
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Mikael Nickolauson
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ben Walker
  • Age: 16
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jacob Ryker
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Anthony W. Case
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jennifer Alldredge
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ryan Atteberry
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Sara Branom
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Nathan Cole
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Tabitha Fain
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Mellissa Femrite
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Trina Harty
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Kyle Howes
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Betina Lynn
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Carolyn McClain
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Elizabeth McKenzie
  • Age: 14
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Tara McMullen
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Teresa Miltonberger
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Christina Osbourn
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Joshua Pearson
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Richard Peek
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Amber Ramsey
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Melissa Taylor
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Gabriel Thomas
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jesse Walley
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Kipland Phillip Kinkel
  • Age: 15
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • School Incident
  • School Shooting - elementary/secondary school
  • Spree Shooting (multiple victims, multiple locations)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family annihilation
  • Backfill

Notes

Killed parents afternoon before school shooting William enrolled Kip in gun safety courses, buying him a 9mm Glock handgun and eventually a .22 caliber rifle at the age of 15. was carrying He was carrying 1,127 rounds of ammunition

Guns Involved

3 guns involved.

  • Type: 22 LR
  • Type: 22 LR
  • Type: 9mm

District

Congressional District: 4
State Senate District: 4
State House District: 7