GTD ID:
197008070003

When:
1970-08-07

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

California

City:
San Rafael

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity
Specific Description County Courthouse
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 2
US Hostages 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $1,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Rifle/Shotgun (non-automatic)
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
Shotgun; Pistols
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jonathan Jackson Brigade Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities 4
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 2
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources