Police and security guards take position and shoot down sniper Charles Whitman who killed 16 persons at University of Texas.
Austin Texas USA Date:1966, August 1 Duration:30 sec Sound:Yes
The 1966 "Tower Tragedy". 24 year old Charles Whitman kills 16 and injures 33 persons at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. Policemen and security guards take position and try to reach the sniper at the top of the University of Texas Tower. A large crowd of students and other people gathered to watch the sniper. Shot guns, rifles, revolvers and other weapons recovered from the sniper who was killed by policemen.
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