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Gun carrying man ends stabbing spree at Salt Lake grocery store
abc4 ^ | 4/27/13

Posted on 04/26/2013 6:49:54 AM PDT by LibWhacker

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A citizen with a gun stopped a knife wielding man as he began stabbing people Thursday evening at the downtown Salt Lake City Smith's store.

Police say the suspect purchased a knife inside the store and then turned it into a weapon. Smith's employee Dorothy Espinoza says, "He pulled it out and stood outside the Smiths in the foyer. And just started stabbing people and yelling you killed my people. You killed my people."

Espinoza says, the knife wielding man seriously injured two people. "There is blood all over. One got stabbed in the stomach and got stabbed in the head and held his hands and got stabbed all over the arms."

Then, before the suspect could find another victim - a citizen with a gun stopped the madness. "A guy pulled gun on him and told him to drop his weapon or he would shoot him. So, he dropped his weapon and the people from Smith's grabbed him."

By the time officers arrived the suspect had been subdued by employees and shoppers. Police had high praise for gun carrying man who ended the hysteria. Lt. Brian Purvis said, "This was a volatile situation that could have gotten worse. We can only assume from what we saw it could have gotten worse. He was definitely in the right place at the right time."

Dozens of other shoppers, who too could have become victims, are also thankful for the gun carrying man. And many, like Danylle Julian, are still in shock from the experience. "Scary actually. Really scary. Five minutes before I walk out to my car. It could have been me."

Police say right now they have no idea what caused the suspect to go on the dangerous rampage. (We will update as soon as we learn new information.)

So far, police have not released the names of the suspect, the victims or the man who pulled the gun.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: armedcitizen; banglist; gun; guncontrol; secondamendment; spree; stabbing; utah

1 posted on 04/26/2013 6:49:54 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

My people?

Perhaps the suspect’s name will give us a possible meaning.


2 posted on 04/26/2013 6:52:26 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: LibWhacker

This story is all over the national news ........ oh, wait, it isn’t.


3 posted on 04/26/2013 6:54:01 AM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: LibWhacker

Bad timing? Waited too long between “Drop it or” and “I’ll shoot”.


4 posted on 04/26/2013 6:54:53 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: P-Marlowe

Agreed...if you have a cause people should get what it is.
Ok, I did laugh though, he actually bought the knife first.


5 posted on 04/26/2013 6:55:46 AM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: LibWhacker

I wonder if this guy is a muslim. Yelling “you killed my people” makes me wonder if he was upset about Tsarnaev. Anytime they don’t mention the suspects name makes me suspicious.


6 posted on 04/26/2013 6:56:55 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: P-Marlowe

I don’t think his name is J. Whittington Dodsworth IV.

;^)


7 posted on 04/26/2013 6:57:39 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: LibWhacker
yelling you killed my people .. So far, police have not released the names of the suspect ..

anyone else beginning to sense a pattern here ?              < spit >

8 posted on 04/26/2013 6:58:23 AM PDT by tomkat (a nation of spoiled children being 'led' by the very parents who excused their petulance)
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To: LibWhacker

PING


9 posted on 04/26/2013 6:59:24 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: LibWhacker

“Gun carrying man ends stabbing spree at Salt Lake grocery store”

Really needs a hyphen: Gun-carrying . . .

Thought a gun was carrying a man . . . I knew guns were dangerous, but not a much as a gun that was carrying a man. (I’m a stickler)


10 posted on 04/26/2013 7:00:08 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: laweeks
“Gun carrying man ends stabbing spree at Salt Lake grocery store”

Why was he on a stabbing spree if he had a gun? Is that like a shopping spree where you get to keep everything you stab?

11 posted on 04/26/2013 7:04:39 AM PDT by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: laweeks

I think that gun deserves a medal (but it really should stop carrying people around).


12 posted on 04/26/2013 7:11:27 AM PDT by LibWhacker ("When good men who will fight are all extinct, there is no more civilization." - S. Locklin)
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To: P-Marlowe

SJS

Sudden Jihad Syndrome

Nothing to see here...move along...


13 posted on 04/26/2013 7:13:31 AM PDT by Crim (Palin / West '12)
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To: laweeks

Or the man with the gun was doing the stabbing. Poor writing all around.


14 posted on 04/26/2013 7:14:01 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The Obama Molecule: Teflon binds with Melanin = No Criminal Charges Stick)
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To: LibWhacker
A good thing the store did not advertise a “Gun Free Zone”.

Another thing from this story is that what we all thought of the suspect is crawling all over our country. Any time, anything will just make them snap.

15 posted on 04/26/2013 7:15:17 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: LibWhacker; All

The story is a year old.

http://www.abc4.com/content/news/top_stories/story/conceal-and-carry-stabbing-salt-lake-city-smiths/NDNrL1gxeE2rsRhrWCM9dQ.cspx


16 posted on 04/26/2013 7:16:52 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: mardi59

born in Vietnam

SALT LAKE CITY — Police and gun advocates are lauding a concealed weapons permit holder who subdued a man who had stabbed two people–apparently at random–in the parking lot of a downtown grocery store.
Police said the suspect, a career criminal named Kiet Than Ly, walked into the Smith’s Marketplace at 455 East and 500 South and purchased a knife.
“The individual, for reasons that we don’t know, went into the Smith’s and bought a knife, came outside and attacked at least two people,” said Salt Lake City Police Lt. Brian Purvis.


17 posted on 04/26/2013 7:19:56 AM PDT by smoky415 (Follow the money)
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To: LibWhacker

Listening to UK radio, I have noticed people where guns are banned aren’t dying less, they are just being stabbed or burned.


18 posted on 04/26/2013 7:20:19 AM PDT by HungarianGypsy
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To: LibWhacker

Local report uses network report ABC style book. No identification if offender is one of the protected species.
Won’t use link but did ABC 4 actually lead story with defence of 2nd amendment ? Or did they lead with citizen participation and then on 2nd line mention gun?

The medis is so full of it it’s sickening.


19 posted on 04/26/2013 7:22:00 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause..Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: LibWhacker

“Police say right now they have no idea what caused the suspect to go on the dangerous rampage. (We will update as soon as we learn new information.)”

Do we need a reason? Dude is a whack-job. Nuff said!


20 posted on 04/26/2013 7:26:41 AM PDT by castowell (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: Admin Moderator; marktwain
OMG, I'm sorry. Please delete this quadruplicate thread. Thought it was new.

Archive search

...slinks away...

21 posted on 04/26/2013 7:32:12 AM PDT by LibWhacker ("When good men who will fight are all extinct, there is no more civilization." - S. Locklin)
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To: tomkat
anyone else beginning to sense a pattern here ?

Yep, that's how they do it!
22 posted on 04/26/2013 7:36:11 AM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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A year old...Hope that means the guy is in prison and facing immediate deportation when his term is up. Or will he be eligible for Schumer McCain, Graham, Rubio amnesty?
23 posted on 04/26/2013 7:37:38 AM PDT by Godwin1
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To: LibWhacker
I think that gun deserves a medal (but it really should stop carrying people around).

Proof that people don't carry guns . . . guns carry people

24 posted on 04/26/2013 7:38:18 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: LibWhacker; All

It is a good story. I have no problem with it being posted. Easy to get the date wrong because it was only off by one digit.

Thanks for posting! I appreciate your contribution to the new media.


25 posted on 04/26/2013 7:39:34 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: svcw

Ok, I did laugh though, he actually bought the knife first.
_________________

Well, you know - he didn’t want to be charged with theft...


26 posted on 04/26/2013 7:40:50 AM PDT by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: laweeks
Thought a gun was carrying a man . . . I knew guns were dangerous, but not a much as a gun that was carrying a man. (I’m a stickler)

HAHAHA!...I too am a stickler.

FMCDH(BITS)

27 posted on 04/26/2013 7:42:16 AM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: mardi59

Why would they not mention his name nor explain the “my people” comment? Was he Amish?


28 posted on 04/26/2013 7:42:33 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: marktwain; libwacker

In the News/Activism forum, on a thread titled Gun carrying man ends stabbing spree at Salt Lake grocery store, marktwain wrote:

This story is a year old. Thnks MT

I spoted your comment after I posted and got your link

I won’t do story links particularly from mediums of record like the NYT or WAPO and the networks. But I hate getting making the error of commenting on a sucker post which is what this is.


29 posted on 04/26/2013 7:47:16 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause..Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: nothingnew
FMCDH (From My Cold Dead Hands) sign-off with the addition of (BITS).....Blood In The Streets

I see something coming that's going to be very bad. The government is buying military weapons, vehicles, and billions of rounds of ammo for no apparent reason.

Our butch white-hair stained Homeland Security beast is refusing to answer questions about why all that stuff was purchased . . . running our local stores out of ammo and guns deliberately . . . I smell a stinking rat . . .

Our sock-puppet's handlers, I feel, have no intentions of leaving our White House in 2016 . . . I smell a rat. Obozo might be too stupid to do anything, but his handlers, who've never been appointed nor approved by congress, are up to something very nasty to our law abiding citizens.

30 posted on 04/26/2013 7:50:37 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: LibWhacker
A citizen with a gun stopped a knife wielding man as he began stabbing people Thursday evening at the downtown Salt Lake City Smith's store.

Police say the suspect purchased a knife inside the store and then turned it into a weapon. Smith's employee Dorothy Espinoza says, "He pulled it out and stood outside the Smiths in the foyer. And just started stabbing people and yelling you killed my people. You killed my people."

Espinoza says, the knife wielding man seriously injured two people. "There is blood all over. One got stabbed in the stomach and got stabbed in the head and held his hands and got stabbed all over the arms."

Then, before the suspect could find another victim - a citizen with a gun stopped the madness. "A guy pulled gun on him and told him to drop his weapon or he would shoot him. So, he dropped his weapon and the people from Smith's grabbed him."

Guns doesn't KILL people, they save people from people like this NUT JOB!!

My people?? Who do we kill, TERRORISTS? (And you are a TERRORIST!!)

By the time officers arrived the suspect had been subdued by employees and shoppers. Police had high praise for gun carrying man who ended the hysteria. Lt. Brian Purvis said, "This was a volatile situation that could have gotten worse. We can only assume from what we saw it could have gotten worse. He was definitely in the right place at the right time."

But some people (Chuckie and McRino) don't want people to carry guns on them!!

31 posted on 04/26/2013 8:00:58 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul in 2016)
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To: P-Marlowe

My inside sources tell me it’s certain that the perp’s name is not: Amos Schwartz.


32 posted on 04/26/2013 8:11:17 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: LibWhacker

More information on civilians stopping mass murders for the obese, low information, low intellect, pumpkin headed ed schultz.


33 posted on 04/26/2013 8:27:44 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: P-Marlowe

Jaamecculah Washington, maybe?


34 posted on 04/26/2013 8:42:24 AM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: LibWhacker

bkmk


35 posted on 04/26/2013 9:47:22 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: P-Marlowe

Was he shouting Allahu akbar? Itbakh al kuffir(kill the infidels)?


36 posted on 04/27/2013 1:18:57 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: laweeks

Gun carrying man confronts knife wielding man.


37 posted on 04/27/2013 1:32:45 AM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: mardi59

Didn’t Eric Holder use rgat expression?


38 posted on 05/30/2013 12:39:07 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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