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Man Attempts to Open Fire on Crowd at Movie Theater, Off-Duty Sheriff Deputy Drops Him W/ One Bullet
The Blaze ^ | December 17, 2012 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 12/17/2012 10:57:38 PM PST by VitacoreVision

Man Attempts to Open Fire on Crowd at Movie Theater, Armed Off-Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Drops Him With One Bullet

The Blaze
December 17, 2012

With one shot, an off-duty sheriff’s deputy took down a gunman who attempted to opened fire at a crowded movie theater lobby during a late night showing of “The Hobbit” in San Antonio, WOAI reports.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; gunban; guncontrol; gunrights; secondamendment; texas
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Welcome to Texas. We stop mass shooters.
1 posted on 12/17/2012 10:57:51 PM PST by VitacoreVision
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To: VitacoreVision

Gee, cops aren’t so bad after all.


2 posted on 12/17/2012 11:00:03 PM PST by doc1019
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To: doc1019

Well, that makes one in a row.


3 posted on 12/17/2012 11:03:25 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: doc1019

Well, off-duty cops anyway.


4 posted on 12/17/2012 11:03:25 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: VitacoreVision

I’m sure this story will hit the MSM tomorrow, spread like wild fire, educate the masses, show what can and does happen when citizens are armed.......


5 posted on 12/17/2012 11:04:02 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

Hehehe. . . you make me laugh.


6 posted on 12/17/2012 11:07:18 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: doc1019

Go ahead, Snoopy. Make my day.


7 posted on 12/17/2012 11:09:06 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: coloradan
No bonus points here, he isn't a mere “citizen”.
8 posted on 12/17/2012 11:13:04 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: vladimir998

it use to be....*smiles*


9 posted on 12/17/2012 11:17:16 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
Something similar happened at that mall shooting in Oregon. A private citizen with a CCL was maneuvering to get a shot at the gunman (there were innocents behind his target) when the nutcase spotted him and took himself out.

I guess he didn't want to risk only being wounded and getting sent to prison.

10 posted on 12/17/2012 11:18:38 PM PST by Stonewall Jackson ( "I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.")
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To: MileHi

... and ‘he’ is a ‘she.’ Lisa Castellano.


11 posted on 12/17/2012 11:18:46 PM PST by ArmyTeach ( Videteco eos prius (See 'em first) Sculpin 191)
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To: Stonewall Jackson

yeah ,I saw that


12 posted on 12/17/2012 11:20:24 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ArmyTeach

And according to other news reports, she shot the guy 4 times. Hooray for Texas!


13 posted on 12/17/2012 11:21:58 PM PST by FreedomForce (Living in the Age of American Soft Despotism)
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To: VitacoreVision

That’s murder. You have to wait until they shoot everybody, get permission from the PC MSM and the bleeding heart public, travel back in time to before the incident, and then shoot them.


14 posted on 12/17/2012 11:23:39 PM PST by Born to Conserve
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To: ArmyTeach
Very good for her. This should serve as a lesson to those calling for gun bans, but it won't.
15 posted on 12/17/2012 11:29:36 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: VitacoreVision

You’ll never catch me in a movie theater without my gun, that’s for sure.


16 posted on 12/17/2012 11:32:27 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: VitacoreVision

Really? You mean like at the Killeen Luby’s Cafeteria, the clock tower at the University of Texas at Austin, the Soldier Readiness Processing Center at Fort Hood, and at Fort Worth’s Wedgewood Baptist Church? I’d say you’re all hat and no cattle, son...


17 posted on 12/17/2012 11:35:24 PM PST by stormer
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To: Lancey Howard
You’ll never catch me in a movie theater without my gun, that’s for sure.

I was about to say you'll never catch me in a movie theater then I remembered the wife and I saw 2016 a few months ago. Prior to that the last time I had been in a theater was to see Twister in I believe 1996. I don't support Hollyweird or the liberal filth who work there.

18 posted on 12/17/2012 11:42:29 PM PST by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: Doogle

30 demerits for failing to post the required /s/ sarcasm warning.


19 posted on 12/17/2012 11:43:51 PM PST by Dick Bachert (An ARMED society is a POLITE society!)
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To: VitacoreVision

But all the liberals say that a man with a gun can’t stop a man with a gun. I’ve heard it over and over and over...


20 posted on 12/17/2012 11:47:06 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: ArmyTeach
... and ‘he’ is a ‘she.’ Lisa Castellano.

I guess the liberals were right. The man with a gun wasn't stopped by a man with a gun. lol

21 posted on 12/17/2012 11:51:27 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Born to Conserve
That’s murder. You have to wait until they shoot everybody, get permission from the PC MSM and the bleeding heart public, travel back in time to before the incident, and then shoot them.

Don't forget to check with the U.N. and the International courts in Brussels.

22 posted on 12/18/2012 12:01:42 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The only way to stop a man with a gun is with a gun. --Daniel Greenfield)
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To: VitacoreVision
Another relevant story we will not get from the MSN.
23 posted on 12/18/2012 12:11:34 AM PST by oyez (Hell must be a Gun Free Zone.)
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To: South40

I get into a theater maybe once every couple of years. I have a buddy who insists we see certain movies on “the big screen”.


24 posted on 12/18/2012 12:12:03 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: TigersEye
all the liberals say that a man with a gun can’t stop a man with a gun

Liberals are stupid. Females and children have stopped bad men with guns.

25 posted on 12/18/2012 12:12:52 AM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: VitacoreVision

Irrelevant in terms of gun rights.....because it
was a LEO....someone who has been sprinkled with
the magic fairy dust of government approval.


26 posted on 12/18/2012 12:18:38 AM PST by nvscanman
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To: Alaska Wolf

Obviously. On both counts.


27 posted on 12/18/2012 12:21:38 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: VitacoreVision
Here is an update.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Breakup-sparked-theater-shootout-4123414.php

Bexar County sheriff's Sgt. Lisa Castellano, who was working off-duty as a security guard at the Mayan Palace, chased the gunman toward the back of the theater. The 13-year department veteran cornered him after he ran into a men's restroom, shooting him several times and taking his gun, Pollard said.

Armando Olguin, an off-duty San Antonio Independent School District police officer, restrained him using the sergeant's handcuffs, Pollard said. Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Breakup-sparked-theater-shootout-4123414.php#ixzz2FOD5x7dU

28 posted on 12/18/2012 12:22:58 AM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: Alaska Wolf

It was a gal that stopped that church shooting in Colorado Springs several years ago. She was a former cop, and a member of the church and volunteered as security. IIRC she ran past a uniformed rent-a-cop as she headed towards the sound of gunfire. She severely wounded the shooter, who then committed suicide.


29 posted on 12/18/2012 12:24:20 AM PST by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: VitacoreVision

But But..media keeps on saying guns are bad..yet a gun stopped what could have been a horrible tragedy..gee media..ya think maybe, just maybe..guns actually SAVE lives


30 posted on 12/18/2012 12:30:55 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Stonewall Jackson

Bottom line is killers are cowards..the second they see someone else armed they either run like sissies or kill themselves. The reason why the shooter in Oregon killed himself is because he freaked out when he saw someone armed. That is why these “gun free zones” are absolute JOKES..they dont deter crime, in fact, it makes nut cases swarm to them because they know that no one there will be armed to stop them


31 posted on 12/18/2012 12:32:59 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: TigersEye

Liberals with a gun shoot themselves after they soil themselves so liberals with a gun CAN’T stop a man with a gun.


32 posted on 12/18/2012 1:02:16 AM PST by chuckles
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To: 21twelve
The gunman was shot by a church female security officer and was found dead when police arrived at the scene, said Colorado Springs Police Chief Richard Myers.

Police did not release the name of the security guard but said she "probably saved many lives today."

"It's a tragedy that could have been much worse than it was," the police chief admitted.

The gunman was described as a white man in his late teens to early 20s. His name has not been released. However, Arvada police said late Sunday that this shooting may be linked to a shooting at a missionary center in Arvada. The gunman in that shooting was described as a white man in his 20s. (Read that story )

I'm surprised the libs haven't demanded young male control.

33 posted on 12/18/2012 1:07:32 AM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: VitacoreVision

Gun control in Texas.....hit what you are aiming at.


34 posted on 12/18/2012 1:36:07 AM PST by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: VitacoreVision; All

HOORAY Lisa Castellano! Life/thread BUMP!


35 posted on 12/18/2012 2:56:43 AM PST by PGalt
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To: VitacoreVision

Officer: “Why did you shoot this man 6 times as he broke into your home?”

Home Owner: “’Cause the seventh time I pulled the trigger it went click.”


36 posted on 12/18/2012 3:28:14 AM PST by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Bottom line is killers are cowards..the second they see someone else armed they either run like sissies or kill themselves. The reason why the shooter in Oregon killed himself is because he freaked out when he saw someone armed. That is why these “gun free zones” are absolute JOKES..they dont deter crime, in fact, it makes nut cases swarm to them because they know that no one there will be armed to stop them

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All true, but I have also read that these incidents usually end in suicide because the gunman wants to retain control and taking his own life achieves that objective.

37 posted on 12/18/2012 3:34:09 AM PST by iontheball
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To: MileHi

But she ran in to the men’s room after him......Isn’t that a crime? ;-)


38 posted on 12/18/2012 3:35:46 AM PST by Average Al
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To: South40
Time to bring back outdoor movie theaters where everyone can bring their own deterrents.
39 posted on 12/18/2012 3:40:42 AM PST by Average Al
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To: VitacoreVision

Other than that, how was the movie?

Bob Costas: I wouldn’t want to have a gun during a theater shooting

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2966199/posts


40 posted on 12/18/2012 3:42:20 AM PST by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: South40
I was about to say you'll never catch me in a movie theater then I remembered the wife and I saw 2016 a few months ago. Prior to that the last time I had been in a theater was to see Twister in I believe 1996. I don't support Hollyweird or the liberal filth who work there.

I'm glad that you posted that. That's the way I feel, too.

41 posted on 12/18/2012 4:11:01 AM PST by OldPossum
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To: DallasSun

excellent bumper sticker


42 posted on 12/18/2012 4:12:50 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: iontheball

Listen to John Lott’s interview on Mark Levin show
http://johnrlott.blogspot.com/2008/08/my-interview-on-mark-levins-show.html

Most of these incidents are suicides, staged to get maximum publicity. Sometimes the coward changes his mind at the last minute

BTW according to Lott’s research, most of these mass shootings take place where the shooter has planned and chosed a site where the victims are unarmed and unable to fight back. The Aurora theater shooter bypassed several theaters close to his apartment, to choose one where
“NO FIREARMS” signs were posted


43 posted on 12/18/2012 4:21:56 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: stormer
Hmmmpf!

Cafeteria and clock tower pre-concealed carry. One a military base where their rules apply. the church, before they lifted its gun free zone status. Its these events which led us to today.....

BTW I was on campus for the clock tower shooting, a deputy shot him too!

44 posted on 12/18/2012 4:33:59 AM PST by cb
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To: PGalt
Eowyn - Return of the King Pictures, Images and Photos Good job lady warrior, Lisa Castellano.
45 posted on 12/18/2012 4:41:04 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives. "A long train of abuses and usurpations.")
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To: Doogle

Thanks for starting my day with a smile.


46 posted on 12/18/2012 4:47:57 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Average Al

But she ran in to the men’s room after him......Isn’t that a crime? ;-)


The rumor was that he had soiled himself when he saw someone armed chasing him. He ran into the bathroom to clean himself and while he dropped his pants and started to wipe, she charged in and shot him.

She will be charged with a ADA crime since the shooter was helpless and could not defend himself. She is sure to be convicted and sent to prison for this.

We all know how helpless you are on the pot and she knew it too. She should have waited until he was through and properly wiped before she shot him.


47 posted on 12/18/2012 4:58:08 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Lancey Howard
You’ll never catch me in a movie theater without my gun, that’s for sure.

I'd be more afraid of some nut setting fire to the place.

48 posted on 12/18/2012 6:00:11 AM PST by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: VitacoreVision

The paleo-media files this under: Huh? What? Nothing to see here. Move along. Move along.


49 posted on 12/18/2012 7:58:24 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Te?xas Eagle)
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To: VitacoreVision
Nice shootin', Tex.

[Pat on the back, with medal and parade down mainstreet to be administered by the mayor.]

50 posted on 12/18/2012 8:00:38 AM PST by OKSooner
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