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Gutenberg Gymnasium
A memorial to the victims of the Erfurt massacre

The Erfurt massacre was a series of shootings that happened at the Gutenberg Gymnasium in Erfurt, Germany, on 26 April 2002.

A boy that had been expelled from the school, Robert Steinhäuser, was the person who did all the shooting. In anger, he came into the Gymnasium, and shot dead 12 teachers, a secretary, two students, and a police officer.

After a teacher caught him and put him in an empty room, Steinhäuser shot himself dead. In total, 17 people were killed.