Topics: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, Columbine High School massacre, Columbine High School Pages: 3 (858 words) Published: February 14, 2013
Eric Harris

Ÿborn on April 9, 1981, in Wichita, Kansas
ŸHe moved to Littleton, Colorado in 1993
Ÿ5 feet 6.5 inches tall, 135-140 pounds
ŸDied April 20, 1999, in Littleton, Colorado
ŸEric attended first and second grade at Valley Elementary School in Beavercreek Ÿhis parents, Wayne and Katherine Harris
Ÿhis dad was working at the Boeing Military Airplane Co.
ŸWayne Harris already was an officer and a heavily decorated pilot lauded for a cool hand during airborne refueling missions. ŸIn 1983, Wayne and Kathy and their sons, Kevin, then 5, and Eric, moved to Beavercreek, Ohio, where Harris flew for the 4952nd Test Squadron at Wright Air Force Base. ŸHe had guns in his hands, bombs in his pockets

ŸHe was the shyest out of the whole team in baseball
ŸHe enrolled at Ken Caryl Middle School. One of his classmates was Dylan Klebold ŸHe took Tiffany Typher to the Columbine homecoming dance. She broke up with him a few days later and Harris faked his suicide. ŸTiffany stated, "He had his friend take me over to his house. When I went there, he was laying with his head on a rock, and there was fake blood around him, and he was acting like he was dead ŸLate in his sophomore year, in early 1997, Harris took a $6.50-an-hour cooking job at Blackjack Pizza in a strip mall near his house. ŸIn January 1998, he and Klebold were arrested for breaking into a van and stealing $400 worth of electronic equipment. ŸHe and Klebold were ordered to perform community service work and attend an anger-management seminar. Ÿ A termination report on Harris later described him as "a very bright young man who is likely to succeed in life." A B-plus student. ŸBeginning late in his junior year, Harris began plowing some of his anger into the Internet ŸHarris wrote. "Anyone pisses us off, we do a little deed to their house. We have many enemies in our school, therefore, we make many missions." ŸIn April 1998, Harris began keeping a handwritten diary...

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