Charles Joseph Whitman was a student at the University of Texas at Austin and a former Marine who killed 16 people and wounded 32 others during a shooting rampage on and around the university's campus on August 1, 1966.
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Charles Joseph Whitman (June 24, 1941 – August 1, 1966), who became infamous as the "Texas Tower Sniper", was an American engineering student at the University of Texas and mass murderer who shot 49 people on August 1, 1966, before being killed by the police.
Harry Chapin - Sniper - YouTube This song is based off of the true story of Charles Whitman, the University of Texas Tower Sniper on August 1,1966. This video uses actually photos and videos of the people, places and events involved. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Whitman?wprov=sfla1