On Nov. 5, 1993, Jason Ratcliff, a student at Bay Springs High School in Bay Springs, MS, was found shot to death. A .38 caliber handgun was found in a culvert on a street just off campus. The gun had been brought to school by another student. No arrests have been made.
School Associated Violent Deaths
Compiled by the National School Safety Center
"A school-associated violent death is any death, suicide, or weapons-related violent death in the USA in which the fatal injury occurred: (1) on the property of a K-12 school; (2) on the way to or from regular classes at school; (3) while a person was attending or was on the way to or from a school-sponsored event as an obvious direct result of school incidents, functions, or activities, regardless of where it occurred."