Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Charles Whitman, the Texas bell tower sniper

Ex-Marine Charles Joseph Whitman, a student at the University of Texas at Austin, went on a shooting spree that began around midnight on August 1, 1966, with the murders of his mother and his wife. The next day he went to campus and dispensed death to 16, leaving 31 others wounded before turning a weapon on himself.

This is the driver who killed two people and hurt dozens at SXSW

Texan Rashad Charjuan Owens was drunk and driving a stolen car when he saw police lights in the mirror. Instead of stopping, he sped up and crashed into a crowd of SXSW concert-goers in Austin, killing two and injuring 25 others.

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