Josh Emerson Cook


Age: 16

student at North Mecklenburg High School in Huntersville, North Carolina who shot and killed himself shortly after pointing a handgun at two other students in the school's parking lot and made threatening gestures, then turned the gun on himself when police confronted him at a nearby gas station, in which the shooting led four other schools forced into a lockdown in the Charlotte-Huntersville area.

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

Born: September 9, 1990

Died: April 18, 2007

Charlotte, North Carolina