June 11, 1999 – Madison, WI
shoots his former girlfriend, Robin Kerl, and her fiancée,
, in the parking
lot of the west side Wal-Mart, then turns the gun on himself. He and Jones died. Kerl has never
recovered fully, suffering permanent mental and physical disabilities.
Pierce had Huber work-release privileges with his one-year jail sentence for raping a woman. He bought
the gun from a co-worker at a nearby Arby's and left work early.
Harvey Jerome Pierce (45)
Robin Kerl (24)
David Jones (26)