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Harris parked in the Junior student parking lot and Klebold in the Senior student parking lot at spaces not assigned to them. Shortly before arriving at Columbine, Harris and Klebold had set up a small fire bomb in a field half a mile m away from the school.
The bomb was set to explode at The bomb did partially detonate, and caused a small fire that was extinguished by the fire department. Each bomb was set to explode at approximately Although the act of placing the bombs was not recorded, once the new tape was started the bags could be clearly seen.
Each shooter returned to his car to wait until the bombs exploded. They intended to open fire on students fleeing the school through the main entrances once the cafeteria bombs detonated. As they returned to their cars, Harris encountered Brooks Brown, a classmate with whom he had recently patched up a longstanding series of disagreements.
Brown was surprised to see Harris getting out of a car with a gym bag. Harris had been absent from a class test that morning. Brown told him, but Harris seemed unconcerned.
Harris then warned him, "Brooks, I like you now. Get out of here. Meanwhile, Harris and Klebold armed themselves by their cars and waited for the bombs to explode. Shooting begins Edit When the cafeteria bombs failed, Harris and Klebold armed themselves with their weapons, met, and walked toward the building.
They went to the top of the West Entrance steps, which was the highest point on campus. Injuries and deaths in initial incident 1. Rachel Scottage 17, killed by shots to the head, torso, and leg on a grassy area next to the West Entrance of the school. Richard Castaldo, age 17, shot in the arm, chest, back and abdomen on the same grassy area.
Daniel Rohrbough, age 15, killed by a shot to the chest on the West Staircase. Sean Graves, age 15, shot in the back, foot and abdomen on the West Staircase.
Lance Kirklin, age 16, shot with wounds to the leg, neck and jaw on the West Staircase. Michael Johnson, age 15, escaped from the grassy knoll with wounds to his face, arm and leg.
Mark Taylor, age 16, shot in the chest, arms and leg on the grassy knoll. Brian Anderson, age 16, injured near the West Entrance by flying glass.
Patti Nielson, age 35, hit in the shoulder by shrapnel near the West Entrance. Stephanie Munson, age 16, shot in the ankle inside the North Hallway. Dave Sanders, age 47, died of blood loss after being shot in the neck and back inside the South Hallway. Scott, hit four times, was killed instantly; Castaldo, hit eight times, was critically wounded.
Many rumors swirled regarding the causes of the rampage, including the possible targeting of Christians. One such rumor was that the shooters first asked Scott if she believed in God, then killed her after she answered affirmatively.
The FBI later concluded that this interaction did not take place. Daniel Rohrbough and two friends, Sean Graves and Lance Kirklin, were walking up the staircase directly below the shooters.
Kirklin reported seeing them standing at the top, when suddenly they began shooting at him. All three fell, wounded.
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Harris and Klebold then turned and began shooting south away from the school at students sitting on the grassy knoll adjacent to the steps, opposite the West Entrance of the school. Michael Johnson was hit, but kept running and escaped. Mark Taylor fell to the ground, crippled, and played dead.
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