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Exclusive: El Paso suspect's mother called police concerned about gun
cnn ^ | 8/7/20190 | Scott Glover and Majlie de Puy Kamp

Posted on 08/07/2019 7:56:31 PM PDT by bitt

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1 posted on 08/07/2019 7:56:31 PM PDT by bitt
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2 posted on 08/07/2019 7:56:45 PM PDT by bitt (Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul - Douglas MacArthur)
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Sounds typical. Most times, cops can’t be bothered nor will they do anything until after something bad happens.


3 posted on 08/07/2019 8:00:14 PM PDT by bgill
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They won’t even take the name of the person really?


4 posted on 08/07/2019 8:02:02 PM PDT by funfan
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I am speculating that this is CNN’s way of pushing for the Red Flag laws. Of course any flag that gets raised as a result of this scenario would lead to abuse. Just think about anyone calling the police and registering a ‘concern’ about their neighbor.

Best if our government leave well enough alone.

Red Flag laws are not going to work without trampling people’s rights!


5 posted on 08/07/2019 8:03:33 PM PDT by beancounter13
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They won’t even take the name of the person really?
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I believe 911 calls are automatically ID’d as to location. If you call in my county and are hysterical or inarticulate, they do know your location and often will come and check it out.


6 posted on 08/07/2019 8:04:25 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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>> cops can’t be bothered

And instead of improving performance, the 2nd Amendment gets trampled on.


7 posted on 08/07/2019 8:04:30 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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During the call, the mother was transferred to a public safety officer who told her that -- based on her description of the situation -- her son, 21, was legally allowed to purchase the weapon, the attorneys said.

Another law will fix that! /s

She could have found that out online. I think she wanted a little help finding out what she could do about it.

8 posted on 08/07/2019 8:05:16 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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If this is true, it was a mother’s cry for help. She knew there was a problem. The police did nothing.


9 posted on 08/07/2019 8:06:16 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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that call would be recorded by the 9/11 system.


10 posted on 08/07/2019 8:07:54 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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Texas Already Has “Extreme Risk Protection Order” Laws
https://www.ammoland.com/2019/01/texas-already-has-extreme-risk-protection-order-laws/


11 posted on 08/07/2019 8:08:19 PM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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>> I am speculating that this is CNN’s way of pushing for the Red Flag laws.

I suspect CNN’s unusual candor in reporting on this matter has more to do with ATT being the parent corp.

ATT isn’t completely off the rails, and I wouldn’t be surprised if its executive management forced the more objective reporting.

Imagine that: objective reporting.


12 posted on 08/07/2019 8:08:33 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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I’ve called the police on several occasions after hearing gunshots in my neighborhood. Their response was underwhelming.

One time, they drove a cruiser around with light off looking around and left. Another time, they sent no one. Waiting for ambulances to be called apparently.

When I was younger, the response would have been vigorous.


13 posted on 08/07/2019 8:08:51 PM PDT by Trumpisourlastchance
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How the hell would a red flag law work without a name? He didn’t break the law as long as he bought it legally and wasn’t a felon. Notice mom mentions his age, but not his mental condition.


14 posted on 08/07/2019 8:11:56 PM PDT by Bommer (2020- Vote all incumbent congressmen and senators out! VOTE THE BUMS OUT!)
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Why didn't they bust him for drugs and take the weapon in the process?

We know why, and we see the lack of that kind of action in communities across the U.S.A.

EXCLUSIVE: El Paso Walmart mass shooter Patrick Crusius' father admits to nearly 40 years of drug addiction which tore apart his family and claims he has spoken directly to Jesus
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7319821/El-Paso-Walmart-shooter-Patrick-Crusius-father-penned-book-life-drug-addiction.html

15 posted on 08/07/2019 8:12:41 PM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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Yellow tape and chalk.


16 posted on 08/07/2019 8:14:12 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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‘See something; say something’ really does not seem to work all that well.

Maybe we need for laws for more background checks. [/s]


17 posted on 08/07/2019 8:15:30 PM PDT by TomGuy
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The El Paso shooting suspect's mother called the Allen, Texas, Police Department weeks before the shooting because she was concerned about her son owning an "AK" type firearm, lawyers for the family confirmed to CNN.

Unless the lawyer was present during the call, he/she has just the client's word to go on. Looking to protect from lawsuits.

18 posted on 08/07/2019 8:18:43 PM PDT by Roccus (When you talk to a politician...ANY politician...always say, "Remember Ceausescu")
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If you see something, say something.

If we say something, DO something!

19 posted on 08/07/2019 8:18:53 PM PDT by null and void (When the only tool you have is a hammer, ALL your problems look like skulls.)
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Only if she called 911. The cops have non-emergency lines, too.


20 posted on 08/07/2019 8:19:14 PM PDT by gundog ( Hail to the Chief, bitches!)
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