GTD ID:
197911030002

When:
1979-11-03

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Carolina

City:
Greensboro

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description Anti-Klan Protestors
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Firearm
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
Ku Klux Klan Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 14
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 5 Fatalities / 10 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities 5
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 10
Number of U.S. Injured 10
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources