The Jonesboro massacre occurred on Tuesday, March 24, 1998.

Four students and a teacher were killed by two armed middle school boys in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Mitchell Johnson, 13, and Andrew Golden, 11, pulled a school fire alarm and fired into the crowd as people filed out of the Westside Middle School, killing the five girls and women 5 and wounding 10. In August 1998, they were both sentenced to confinement until they reached the age of 21, the maximum under Arkansas law.

Table of contents
1 Shooters
2 Victims, Deceased
3 See Also
4 External Links


  • Andrew Golden
  • Mitchell Johnson

Victims, Deceased

  • Natalie Brooks
  • Paige Ann Herring
  • Stephanie Johnson
  • Brittheny R. Varner
  • Shannon Wright (Teacher)

See Also

External Links