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Mitchell Johnson (August 11th, 1984 - ) and Andrew Golden (May 25th, 1986 - July 27, 2019 ) were the perpetrators of the 1998 Jonesboro massacre, in which 5 people were killed. Until Columbine and Sandy Hook, it was the deadliest mass murder at a K-12 school in U.S. history. It remains the deadliest middle school massacre in US history.

The Shooting

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On March 24th, 1998; two 6th and 8th grade boys, drove to their school Westside Middle. They ambushed their teacher and fellow classmates in the woods, after Johnson pulled the fire alarm. They killed a teacher and 4 other classmates. They then retreated back. They were caught after they were acting suspicious on the street.

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