Among other incidents of violence in area schools:
Nov. 21, 2008: A 15-year-old student was stabbed and killed outside Lemmel Middle School in West Baltimore. A 14-year-old classmate was arrested and ultimately convicted for the murder.
Oct 21, 2004: A 10th-grader and his older brother were shot outside Thurgood Marshall High School in East Baltimore. Three teens were convicted in the shooting, which left the brothers with non-life-threatening injuries.
May 7, 2004: Four students were injured, including one who was paralyzed below the waist, after two men fired into a crowd after a charity basketball game at Randallstown High School in northwest Baltimore County. The shooters and the man who supplied them with the weapon were convicted on a range of assault and handgun violations.
Sept. 20, 2001: A 17-year-old student was shot outside Lake Clifton-Eastern High School in Baltimore City. A 16-year-old who didn't attend the school was arrested in the case, which police characterized as a neighborhood dispute.
Jan. 17, 2001: A 17-year-old student was shot and killed on the grounds of Lake Clifton-Eastern High School as students were entering the building at the start of the school day. A 20-year-old man who was said to have had a dispute with the victim was convicted of the murder.