Incident

4-24-1998 Pennsylvania Edinboro 5-1

Location

April 24, 1998

Nick's Place
Incident Address
Edinboro, Pennsylvania

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Robert Zemcheck
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jacob Tury
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Edrye Boraten
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: John Gillette
  • Age: 48
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: James Strand
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Andrew Jerome Wurst
  • Age: 14
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - Victim stops crime
  • Defensive Use - Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine established
  • Defensive use - No shots fired
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Backfill
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

James Parker Middle School dance shooting, not on school property; suspect was held at gunpoint by property owner, armed with shotgun;

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: 25 Auto
  • Type: Shotgun

District

Congressional District: 16
State Senate District: 49
State House District: 4