Skip to comments.Masked gunman kills self after opening fire at Oregon mall, killing 2
Posted on 12/11/2012 6:46:35 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts
A gunman who witnesses say was wearing camouflage and a white plastic mask opened fire in a shopping mall near Portland, Ore., in a rampage that left three dead, including the shooter, and multiple wounded, police said.
Authorities say police "neutralized" the gunman but have yet to elaborate on how he died.
Witnesses described a harrowing scene, as the gunman appeared to be dressed in body armor while firing off an estimated 60 shots from a semi-automatic rifle. One witness told KPTV that the gunman ran past her and her boyfriend and "had the look of death in his eyes."
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Myself, I used to thoroughly read the instructions to a new board game for the rest of the family and then explain to everyone how to play. Now, on the very occasional time I start a new computer game, I barely have the patience to nail down the basics.
And, as for sobriety, I barely drink. [Not that I'm a teetotaler: far from it. The time just slips away.]
So, I think that the onset of "glorious puberty" has something to do with it. :)
Shep is a certifiable drama queen.
Bath salts or Allaha akbar?
If you are going to off yourself why take others with you?
I have never understood that. To me this is the one of the many faces of evil.
If he yelled “Allahu Achbaw” as he killed we’ll probably never know about it unless we were there, heard him, and survived.
Media will only report such things grudgingly after eyewitness reports go viral to the extent that they can’t be covered up any more.
That mall was obviously a “target rich environment”; was it also a “Gun-free zone”?
Is it a coincidence that we are in the middle of Chanukah?
I have expected a lot more islamofascist attacks at such places around the time of our Judeo-Christian holidays for years, and am pleasantly surprised that they are not using the Islamokazi tactics here that they have been employing in Israel for many years now.
Regardless of what weapons or tactics lunatic (including Islamic) terrorists choose to employ, I am not particularly attracted to large shopping malls or movie theaters - especially at this time of year.
Yikes. Oregon has good CCW laws. Wonder if this mall was a gun-free zone.
LOL! You left out Zero!
Most malls have posted signs saying guns are not allowed on their property. This is why shooters go there; that and schools.
However, the most a mall can do to you is ask you to leave if they find out you have a gun. If someone else had been there with a gun, this guy might not have been able to shoot as many rounds as he did. Why don’t people understand that?
...and I thought my WIFE was the only one who could do that.
Well in that case, the shooter is in some serious trouble now. /s
>>I would not be surprised to learn that he abused drugs and was on them at the time of this filming. His reasoning does not go from point A to point B at all.
Yeah both Holmes and Loughner seem like schizo’s and there are quite a few indicators that the pot is causing it. You smoke the stuff and it loads up in the fatty parts in your brains for a month. Imagine what heavy pot use (like kids today that wake and bake, get home and smoke, and then when their parents go to bed bake until 4AM) will do to a still forming teenagers mind.
That’s the biggest lie being sold to teens right now. You smoke a hallucinagen that stays in your brain a month, but it doesn’t harm you at all? Get real.
Ha, ha, that is what liberals would have us believe. Sure, people like that obey laws and rules. If this guy had just seen the sign saying guns are not allowed at that mall, he would have turned around and gone home. *snort*
Simple processing mistake by the bureaucracy between my brain and fingers.
Tweet from Michelle Malkin:
“Portland mall shooter rumored to have worn Guy Fawkes mask; Anonymous fears crackdown”
Who was that masked man?
Sadly, I do not have to imagine.
I have used pot heavily in my life before, among other drugs.
I’ve waked and baked, got home and smoked all that. Started when I was 16 with the bad kids down the street. When i was 27 I moved into the high quality department.
I’ve been sober a number of years now, but not as many as I would like to be honest.
I would say, based upon my personal experience with the drug, that heavy use of pot and even occasional use of pot depending on the quality of it does have distinct mental side effects.
I would say that mental instability is one of those side effects. I do not believe those effects are permanent, and they do subside once the drug use is abated, but not immediately.
However I also have to add that during my time of use I never wanted to do what these guys did. Perhaps the drug serves to further inflame mental problems that may already exist outside of any additional drug use.
Based upon Loughner’s erratic ramblings in that video, I also suspect other drugs in addition to pot, perhaps harder hallucinogens such as LSD or mushrooms.
Very good connect.
As soon as I read “plastic mask” I knew it was Guy Fawkes. I hit ctr+f and found your post.
Bumping for updates.
I guess most of them do. That's why this doesn't happen everyday.