Incident Summary:

12/31/2000: An unknown perpetrator fired twenty-five shots into the Planned Parenthood Kansas and Mid-Missouri in Overland Park, Kansas, United States. There were no casualties, but the building sustained around $25,000 in damages.

GTD ID:
200012310004

When:
2000-12-31

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kansas

City:
Overland Park

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Abortion Related
Name of Entity Planned Parenthood
Specific Description Planned Parenthood Kansas and Mid-Missouri Overland Park
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $25,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Large caliber bullets capable of piercing through drywall. Twenty-five rounds fired.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The attack took place at 2:00 AM. It is suspected that the perpetrator was located in a car when he/she fired shots into the building.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-Abortion extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Bullets Fired into Clinic that Performs Abortions," Associated Press, January 3, 2001."
"Clinic Security Department, "2000 Chronicle of Clinic Harassment & Violence," Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc."