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Gunman dressed as Santa fatally shoots 7 people in Texas home
http://www.suntimes.com/news/nation/9654834-418/gunman-dressed-as-santa-fatally-shoots-7-people-in-t ^

Posted on 12/26/2011 1:15:44 PM PST by dragnet2

Grapevine police investigate the scene where they found seven people dead outside Dallas in Grapevine, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011.

Four women and three men who police believe to be related were found apparently shot to death, and authorities said they believe the shooter is among the dead.

Six members of a Texas family apparently opened Christmas presents just before a relative dressed as Santa Claus showed up, opened fire and killed them before killing himself, police said Monday.

Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said the shooter showed up in the Santa outfit shortly before gunfire erupted and was a member of the family.

They found four women and three men, aged 18 to 60, dead. A motive for the shootings remains unclear.

“It appears they had just celebrated Christmas. They had opened their gifts,” Grapevine Police Sgt. Robert Eberling said Sunday, adding that the apartment was decorated for the holiday, including a tree.

Jose Fernandez, a 35-year-old heavy equipment mechanic who moved to the complex with his family about six months ago, said he always felt safe in the area, but is now afraid to let his 10-year-old son play freely outside.


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To: dragnet2
Send them a list of items that might be of interest to you. Tell them you don't mind that they were already opened.

Bullet holes okay, too?

51 posted on 12/26/2011 4:06:39 PM PST by Ole Okie
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To: MaxMax
Muslims have zero tolerance.

I had no idea Muslims celebrated Christmas as these victims were in the process of.

52 posted on 12/26/2011 4:09:26 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Ole Okie

I would direct that question to Revolting cat!


53 posted on 12/26/2011 4:12:00 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

Wasn’t Joan Collins in this movie?


54 posted on 12/26/2011 4:13:51 PM PST by mowowie
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To: dragnet2
I just saw the report again on channel 11 CBS, the interview was changed.
They took out the parts mentioning Iran and Muslim.

I had no idea Muslims celebrated Christmas as these victims were in the process of.

Well how in the F would I know either? I'm not guessing.

55 posted on 12/26/2011 4:16:05 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: mowowie
Oh, more jokes for the Christmas day mass murder thread!

I actually put this in news, but someone decided to put this belonged in chat. I guess 7 shot to death while opening gifts on Christmas day is hardly news.

With all this humor from folks like you, I probably should have posted this under Humor/Cartoons!

56 posted on 12/26/2011 4:20:53 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

I had planned to stop at “he opened his gifts and then he opened fire.”

Seriously, though, I feel sorry for the police and authorities who had to view this sort of crime scene on Christmas Day. I’m sure the mental images are going to stay with them a very long time.


57 posted on 12/26/2011 4:28:13 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: MaxMax
I had no idea Muslims celebrated Christmas as these victims were in the process of.

Well how in the F would I know either? I'm not guessing.

Uh, you were the one in #45 who mentioned a witness indicated Muslims were possibly involved. I'm guessing this is what generated my comment above.

58 posted on 12/26/2011 4:28:34 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

Names are up . . .

http://www.wfaa.com/news/crime/grapevine-update-136236323.html


59 posted on 12/26/2011 4:28:59 PM PST by twinzmommy
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To: dragnet2

Interested parties should use a search engine for ‘Jesus in Islam’. It will be a surprise to most.


60 posted on 12/26/2011 4:31:01 PM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: OrangeHoof
I had planned to stop at “he opened his gifts and then he opened fire.”

I have absolutely no idea what this means or where you read this quote.

61 posted on 12/26/2011 4:32:41 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2011/12/25/7-found-dead-inside-grapevine-apartment/

This is the link to the story and the Girl is on there saying the
19-year old was Iranian and Muslim. So that makes the family what, AMISH?

You may want to watch it before they change that also. They edited the TV story already.

62 posted on 12/26/2011 4:33:03 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: twinzmommy
Meanwhile, family friends say they will never understand what caused Yazdanpanah to kill his entire family. "I don't honestly believe that the dad could have done this because he was a good person," Allison Baum said.

He was a good person!

63 posted on 12/26/2011 4:35:45 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MaxMax
lol...Like I said, I had no idea Muslims celebrated Christmas.

They not only celebrated Christmas, but the Dad dressed up like Santa, then shot the all to death, Muslim style!

Wow

64 posted on 12/26/2011 4:38:01 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

Okay, I know I’m goona fry for this but...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cglLJJ0Czo8&ob=av3e


65 posted on 12/26/2011 4:38:08 PM PST by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: dragnet2

Yeah . . . good person my a**.

Really sucky situation. Not a family from which I know anyone (so far) — and no clients involved. Really glad that he decided to do this when school was out of session — no kids on the practice fields (which are literally right outside the window).


66 posted on 12/26/2011 4:40:26 PM PST by twinzmommy
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Append keyword “sourcetitlenoturl”
A.A. Cunningham
12/26/2011 1:31:49 PM PST

Knock it off with the keyword spamming. The title does match the article at the source.

Thanks and Merry Christmas.


67 posted on 12/26/2011 4:41:22 PM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: mrs. a
I'm about to fry worse.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75oEsJf52RE

68 posted on 12/26/2011 4:42:37 PM PST by Lazamataz (Romney is the Pale Obama. That's all.)
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To: Admin Moderator

Uh, I have no idea what that means.


69 posted on 12/26/2011 4:44:25 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Admin Moderator

Oh, now I see what he did.


70 posted on 12/26/2011 4:46:01 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: All


Police said the shooter, identified by other sources as Aziz Yazdanpanah, was dressed as Santa Claus before opening fire on Christmas Day.
71 posted on 12/26/2011 4:46:44 PM PST by LA Woman3
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To: LA Woman3
Aziz Yazdanpanah... Russian, Pakistani, India? Iran?

Just speculation, but was it possible he didn't like his family celebrating Christmas so he shot them all to death, while wearing a Santa outfit?

wow...

72 posted on 12/26/2011 4:53:17 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
From the WFAA article....."Neighbors said Yazdanpanah and his wife, Fatemeh Rahmadi, separated months ago when she moved into the Grapevine apartment where the shooting took place.

The couple's oldest daughter — 19-year-old Nona Yazdanpanah — was a Tarrant County College student who had just graduated from Colleyville Heritage High School along with her best friend, Allison Baum.

"It was just family issues, just typical family issues," Baum said. "The mom and dad didn't get along. The dad was never violent, never did anything to hurt them. He loved his kids and he was a good dad."

Dozens of friends posted messages of condolence on Nona's Facebook page.

"I've written on her Facebook wall as kind of a memorial thing, but my immediate reaction was to text her — even though I knew she wouldn't answer," Allison Baum said.

At Coldwater Creek Spa in Southlake, employees told News 8 Fatemeh Rahmadi had not shown up for work, causing alarm, because she had never once been late in the four years she worked there. They feared the worst.

Meanwhile, family friends say they will never understand what caused Yazdanpanah to kill his entire family.

"I don't honestly believe that the dad could have done this because he was a good person," Allison Baum said.

The Colleyville home where Aziz Yazdanpanah lived had been foreclosed on more than a year ago.

73 posted on 12/26/2011 5:01:16 PM PST by LA Woman3
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To: dragnet2

I’m wondering the same thing. I’m sure there will be lots of speculation — and I doubt we’ll ever know the entire story. My daughters just went to the coffee shop near there and they said it is inundated with news vans! Craziness.

I think these were the first murders in Grapevine this year (we usually have 1 I think — not a big high crime area). I wonder how badly this will skew our stats for the next few years :/ I can only recall one other thing similar to this — I think it was in the 80s when a man killed his wife and daughter, and then himself on the day they were supposed to move — something about bankruptcy and moving back to Indiana. They lived on Brookshire in Grapevine (only know because it was a street away from me and then my mom ended up with the real estate listing).

This really is a good place to live — I swear! The Christmas Capital of Texas thing is huge here — lots of lights, lots of fun silliness with the Polar Express train, and the Gaylord hosting Ice. Just hate to see my hometown splashed across the worldwide stage attached to such a negative story!


74 posted on 12/26/2011 5:03:26 PM PST by twinzmommy
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To: LA Woman3
The mom and dad didn't get along.

Understatement of the year.

The dad was never violent, never did anything to hurt them. He loved his kids and he was a good dad.

Yep, I've heard this a few times.

Thanks for the link.

A brutal sad story

75 posted on 12/26/2011 5:05:47 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
Oh....sorry!! Here is the link....

Grapevine massacre victim sought divorce from gunman
76 posted on 12/26/2011 5:10:18 PM PST by LA Woman3
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To: dragnet2
"Ho, Ho, Ho...Allah Ahkbar!"
77 posted on 12/26/2011 5:15:08 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: dragnet2

I figure that Santa knowing his plans and knowing that couldn’t take it with him, spent all his dough on expensive gifts, which helped open the doors of the house. There must be treasures there!


78 posted on 12/26/2011 5:20:21 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: dragnet2; mylife
Why would Muslims be opening presents on Christmas?

It's part of what Mooselimbs do to pose themselves as authentic Americans. Taqiyya is a key tenet of Mohammedanism.

Well, mylife, I guess neither of us is surprised one iota about what happened at this apartment complex described as a "United Nations" by one of the Mexican neighbors. Yep, the ROP is up to its usual charm offensive.

79 posted on 12/26/2011 5:22:43 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: dragnet2
Why would Muslims be opening presents on Christmas?

They're just 'All American Muslims'...

80 posted on 12/26/2011 5:27:49 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: twinzmommy

Holy Ayatollah!

Rick Perry’s Fault!

Actually this explains a few things about the Santa costume and all.

Aziz Yazdanpanah is a fantic religious asshole who acted out.


81 posted on 12/26/2011 5:30:07 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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I don’t even know what a Yazdanpanah is.

WTF kind of convoluted name is that?


82 posted on 12/26/2011 5:31:56 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: LA Woman3

Thanks.


83 posted on 12/26/2011 5:32:18 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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Yazdanpanah ? WTF is that? some kind of yazhole Muslim euro baker?


84 posted on 12/26/2011 5:43:08 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: dragnet2
IRANIAN MUSLIM.. As reported by the neighbor, who was told by THEM.

http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2011/12/25/7-found-dead-inside-grapevine-apartment/

THEY WERE STRICT MUSLIMS

85 posted on 12/26/2011 5:43:16 PM PST by MaxMax
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Yazdanpanah ? WTF is that? some kind of yazhole Muslim euro baker?


86 posted on 12/26/2011 5:43:40 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: MaxMax

If they were strict muslims why were the celebrating Christmas? Why was the shooter dressed like Santa?

Sick monkeys, that’s what I say.


87 posted on 12/26/2011 5:47:32 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: LA Woman3
We've been living here for the last four years, and we're never seen this before," Abdul Rahmanshibji said.

It's like Texas is the new LA...

Everywhere ya go in LA, there is nothing but foreigners, most of which refuse to assimilate, refuse to speak English, or abide by the rules.

It's wasn't enough for the government to roll out the red carpet for millions to enter illegally, so they decided to import millions more from Muslim countries, legally.

88 posted on 12/26/2011 5:48:27 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MaxMax

What was that, I can’t hear you?


89 posted on 12/26/2011 5:49:39 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MaxMax

I have not spent a dime in Muslim stores since 2001.

I do pay Sikhs.


90 posted on 12/26/2011 5:49:39 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: dragnet2

I live here.

This is NOT LA


91 posted on 12/26/2011 5:51:30 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

You again?

lol...


92 posted on 12/26/2011 5:52:33 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: mylife
With the limited info being released I think it was an honor killing.
I have no idea how Santa fits in unless he used the disquise to get through the door.
I can't find in any story who all the people in the APT were either.

They'll just have to let the leaky story keep breaking until nobody cares.

93 posted on 12/26/2011 5:56:00 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: dragnet2
7 people shot to death in a Texas home, by someone dressed as Santa Claus on Christmas, and the admin moderator puts this into the chat room...

Well, the jokes on this thread started pretty quickly.

94 posted on 12/26/2011 5:56:12 PM PST by Drew68
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To: dragnet2

Me again!

I also grew up in NE Oh and W Pa where Lebanese Christians were not so odd.

I don’t judge people on religion, I judge them on action.

This guy was a convoluted little monkey.

Dig up the rest of his pals, I’ll get a rope.


95 posted on 12/26/2011 5:57:12 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: dragnet2
Everywhere ya go in LA, there is nothing but foreigners, most of which refuse to assimilate, refuse to speak English, or abide by the rules.

“American institutions rest solely on good citizenship. They were created by people who had a background of self-government...America must be kept American. For this purpose it is necessary to continue a policy of restricted immigration. It would be well to make such immigration of a selective nature with some inspection at the source, and based either on a prior census or upon the record of naturalization. Either method would insure the admission of those with the largest capacity and best intention of becoming citizens...Those who do not want to be partakers of the American spirit ought not to settle in America.” -- Calvin Coolidge

96 posted on 12/26/2011 5:57:57 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: mylife; dragnet2

Mylife, dragnet2 hates everything about Texas.

Ignore his ignorance.


97 posted on 12/26/2011 6:06:20 PM PST by Eaker (Nothing even remotely praising Romney should be posted because one should stick to the truth.)
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To: mylife

mylife, listen to Eaker. He is right.

Dragnut is good at spewing forth that which he knows nothing about.


98 posted on 12/26/2011 6:44:17 PM PST by davetex (All my weapons got melted by a NASA space pod!!)
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To: FlashBack

I would also outlaw white beards and arrest anyone heard saying ,” HO! Ho!HO!” ...oh wait, that would be a lotta people arrested in the ‘Hood.


99 posted on 12/26/2011 7:07:34 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Rick Perry 2012)
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To: Eaker; davetex
I remember you Mr. Eaker.

You ignored the entire story of this brutal mass murder, keeping your mouth shut...Until you see something, which you perceived to be a comment about Texas you didn't like. Then ya stomp your feet an whine and cry.

Never mind about this brutal Christmas mass murder..Not a word about that from you...It's all about, "He said something about Texas"!!

Absolutely amazing. I've never seen so many cry babies in one place.

I told ya a long time ago cowboy, ya best grow a thicker hide.

100 posted on 12/26/2011 7:54:21 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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