Marcus Wheeler


Age: 18

student and star cross-country runner at Corona del Sol High School in Tempe, Arizona who fatally shot himself in the head in an apparent suicide while standing inside an exterior breezeway near the school gym, in which the school was placed in a lockdown and classes were later canceled when authorities learned of reports of a person on campus with a gun, but life-saving efforts at the scene were unsuccessful after a resource officer tried to talk the teen out of suicide.

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

Born: January 7, 1997

Died: May 12, 2015

Tempe, Arizona