Crime Scene Photography · Massacres/Mass Murder · New York · Racially Motivated

1993 Long Island Rail Road shooting

December 7, 1993 Garden City, New York Colin Ferguson shoots passengers while on the Long Island Rail Road, killing 6 and injuring 19 Using a 9mm and carrying 160 rounds of ammo, Ferguson calmly stood during his commute before firing "as methodical as if he were taking tickets" according to The New York Times. His… Continue reading 1993 Long Island Rail Road shooting

Canada · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man murders 14 and injures 4 to “fight feminism”

December 6, 1989 Montreal, Quebec Marc Lépine, armed with a Ruger Mini-14 rifle and a hunting knife, targets women at École Polytechnique, killing 15 including himself and injuring 14 Lépine first attacked a classroom, separated the men and women, claimed he was "fighting feminism," shot all 9 female students killing 6, then wandered around the… Continue reading Man murders 14 and injures 4 to “fight feminism”

Massacres/Mass Murder · Religion · Washington

The Whitman Massacre

November 29, 1847 Waiilatpu mission (near Walla Walla, Washington) Members of the Cayuse tribe murder Marcus Whitman and 12 others, believing Whitman was poisoning the Natives as he treated them for measles Whitman and others had immigrated west to build a Protestant mission with the intent of introducing Christianity to the Natives in the area.… Continue reading The Whitman Massacre

Massacres/Mass Murder

133 slaves thrown overboard to conserve water, collect insurance claims

November 29, 1781 Atlantic Ocean 133 slaves are murdered by being intentionally thrown overboard from the slave ship Zong transporting them At the time, it was common for slave traders to take out insurance on slaves as cargo. Sometime during the journey, it was noted the potable water supply was too low to safely reach… Continue reading 133 slaves thrown overboard to conserve water, collect insurance claims

Female Killers · Massacres/Mass Murder · Nevada

“Incarnation of Jesus” runs over crowd of people on Thanksgiving

November 27, 1980 Reno, Nevada Priscilla Ford runs over a crowd of people in her car, killing 6 and wounding 23 Ford, a schoolteacher with an IQ of 140, claimed she ran over her victims as retribution for her daughter being placed in a foster home in 1973 following Ford's arrest for trespassing. During trial… Continue reading “Incarnation of Jesus” runs over crowd of people on Thanksgiving