|Native name||Amoklauf von Erfurt|
|Location||Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany|
|Date||26 April 2002 |
c. 10:58 a.m. – c. 11:17 a.m. (CEST)
|Target||Teachers and administrators at Gutenberg-Gymnasium|
|School shooting, mass shooting, mass murder, murder-suicide|
|Deaths||17 (including the perpetrator)|
The Erfurt massacre was a school shooting that occurred on 26 April 2002 at the Gutenberg-Gymnasium, a secondary school in Erfurt, Germany. 19-year-old expelled student Robert Steinhäuser shot and killed 16 people, including 13 staff members, two students, and one police officer before committing suicide. One person was also wounded by a bullet fragment. According to students, he ignored them and aimed only for the teachers and administrators, although two students were unintentionally killed by shots fired through a locked door.