Springdale Shooter Drill Exercise Helps Training

Posted: January 3, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Springdale SWAT team members secure a door as civilians are evacuated from the area during an active shooter training scenario Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at Shiloh Christian School in Springdale. Several members of the police and fire departments and many people serving as students and teachers in the school helped in the training. Police used airsoft guns and others loaded with blanks.

The toll was high Thursday: 10 injured among the 50 people who fled from a man with a gun at Shiloh Christian School. Two died.

By The Numbers

School, Mass Shootings In Last Five Years

DateLocationSite of Shooting*Deaths

Dec. 13, 2013Centennial, Colo.Arapahoe High School*2

Sept. 16, 2013WashingtonWashington Navy Yard*13

Dec. 14, 2012Newtown, Conn.Sandy Hook Elementary School*26

Dec. 11, 2012Portland, Ore.Clackamas Town Center*2

Aug. 5, 2012Oak Creek, Wis.Sikh temple*6

July 20, 2012Aurora, Colo.Movie Theater*12

April 2, 2012Oakland, Calif.Christian School*7

March 6, 2012Jacksonville, Fla.Episcopal High School*1

Feb. 27, 2012Chardon, OhioChardon High School*3

Dec. 8, 2011Blacksburg, Va.Virginia Tech Parking Lot*1

May 10, 2011San Jose, Calif.San Jose State University*2

Jan. 5, 2011HoustonWorthing High School*1

Jan. 8, 2011 Tuscon, Ariz.Grocery Store*6

Jan. 5, 2011Omaha, Neb.Millard South High School*2

March 9, 2010Columbus, OhioOhio State University*2

Feb. 12, 2010Huntsville, Ala.College Campus*3

Feb. 5, 2010Madison, Ala.Discovery Middle School*1

Nov. 12, 2008Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Dillard High School*1

Feb. 14, 2008DeKalb, Ill.Northern Illinois University*5

Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute

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