Taft High School, Cincinnati, Ohio
Tuesday, February 20, 1990
Honor student Derrick Turnbow followed his classmates outside to watch a fight this afternoon. During the fight, a man opened fired on the students. Derrick was struck by the bullets and rushed to the hospital. It was here that he found out he would be paralyzed for the rest of his life. Several local celebrities and professional sport players came to visit Derrick, even President George Bush. On October 19, 1991, Derrick died from his injuries. Police arrested Edwin Orlando Swan for this shooting.
Source: Columbus Dispatch - Man Faces New Charge in Slaying of Student; Columbus Dispatch - Paralyzed Shooting Victim, Visited by Bush, Dies