Incident: United States Postal Service shooting Location: Edmond, Oklahoma Date: 8/20/86 Shooter: Postal worker Patrick Sherrill, 44, opened fire at a post office before committing suicide. Fatalities: 15 Injured: 6 Total victims: 21 Weapons obtained legally?: Yes Where obtained: Issued by Oklahoma National Guard, where Sherrill served, for target competition Type of weapons: 3 semiautomatic handguns Weapon details: .45-caliber Colt Model 1911-A1 (2), .22-caliber pistol; 50 rounds of ammo View Source.

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