Incident

1-25-1973 California Santa Cruz 5-1

Location

January 25, 1973

Incident Address
Santa Cruz, California

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Kathleen "Kathy" Francis
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jim Gianera
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Joan Gianera
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Daemon Francis
  • Age: 4
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: David Hughes
  • Age: 9
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Herbert William Mullin
  • Age: 25
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)
  • Home Invasion
  • Home Invasion - Resident killed
  • 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

Notes

First of two sets of mass shootings by perp. First shooting locations Mystery Spot Rd, Western Drive

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 22 LR

District

Congressional District: 19
State Senate District: 17
State House District: 28