Charles Whitman Ex-Marine Charles Joseph Whitman, a student at the University of Texas, went on a shooting spree in 1966 dispensing death to 16 residents of Austin, leaving 31 others wounded. As a warm-up, Whitman had killed his wife and mother the night before.
Charles Joseph Whitman (June 1941 – August who became infamous as the "Texas Tower Sniper", was an American engineering student at the University of Texas and mass murderer who shot 49 people on August before being killed by the police.
This Day in History: Aug An ex-Marine goes on a killing spree at the University of Texas
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Charles Whitman's diary, February - March 1964 -- Charles Whitman went to the top of the clock tower at the University of Texas and shot and killed several people after already murdering his wife and mother.