She was described as a brilliant and accomplished science professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama. But Amy Bishop was eccentric, and her odd ways made her students and colleagues uneasy.
On February 12, 2010, she arrived at the university and went about her routine like clockwork. People who saw her that day described her as normal, showing no signs of unusual behavior. Then, she attended a biology faculty meeting where about 13 people were present.
Suddenly, Bishop stood up, drew a 9-millimeter handgun, and started shooting everyone inside the room.
What caused Amy Bishop, a genius professor, to open fire on friends and colleagues? Here’s the story of what took place in Amy’s life leading up to that unfortunate incident at the university.