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BREAKING: Teen Shooting Suspect Had Contemplated Killings for ‘At Least A Week’ (NM)
The Albuquerque Journal ^ | January 22, 2013 | Jeff Proctor

Posted on 01/22/2013 10:34:00 AM PST by CedarDave

Bernalillo County Sheriff Dan Houston and one of his top investigators said during a news conference this morning that 15-year-old Nehemiah Griego had been planning violence for “at least a week.”

Investigators are still trying to determine who, if anyone, he told about his plans. Among those detectives are considering as someone who may have known is Griego’s 12-year-old girlfriend.

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Houston said that although he has numerous arrests in his past, it does not appear Greg Griego was a convicted felon.

[Sheriff’s Lt. Sid] Covington said it appears some of the guns owned by Greg Griego — including possibly those used in the killings — had been purchased by Greg Griego’s friends and then either sold or given to the pastor. BCSO is working with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to trace the history of those guns, as well as the two pistol-grip 12-gauge shotguns that were found in the Griegos’ home ...

(Excerpt) Read more at abqjournal.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: banglist; griegos; guncontrol; newmexicoshooting; secondamendment; shooting; violentvideogames
Links to today's other articles on the murders:

New Chilling Details But Questions Remain

Who Is Nehemiah?

1 posted on 01/22/2013 10:34:06 AM PST by CedarDave
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To: CedarDave
According to his confession, Nehemiah waited for his mother to go to sleep, then went into her room and shot her with the .22 caliber rifle. His younger brother was in the same bed and became upset, so Nehemiah shot him in the head, too, the documents said. He then went into the next room and shot his two sisters, also in the head. It was unclear from the document how many times each victim was shot.

Nehemiah then waited for five hours in a downstairs bathroom for his father to come home. When Greg Griego walked into the house, his son ambushed him, shooting him multiple times with the AR-15, the statement said.

2 posted on 01/22/2013 10:39:15 AM PST by dirtboy
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3 posted on 01/22/2013 10:39:49 AM PST by CedarDave (Matt Damon is to natural gas fracking as Jane Fonda is to nuclear power generation.)
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To: CedarDave

Throw him in a lab, study him, then do away with the carcass after. Keep the brain I guess for later.


4 posted on 01/22/2013 10:40:51 AM PST by Monty22002
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To: CedarDave

So this wasn’t a mass murder by a person with an AR-15. He used a .22 on the rest of the family. He only killed one person with the AR-15...that belonged to someone else. Presumably his father.


5 posted on 01/22/2013 10:42:29 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Humans have eliminated natural selection. Morons are now a protected species. They breed and vote.)
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To: CedarDave

This monster wasn’t made overnight.


6 posted on 01/22/2013 10:43:06 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

“This monster wasn’t made overnight.”

Some monsters aren’t made; they’re born.

The apparent fact that this couple has 9 other children, who have no publicized history of any violence or problem, would indicate to me that this one wasn’t “made.”


7 posted on 01/22/2013 10:45:21 AM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
So this wasn’t a mass murder by a person with an AR-15. He used a .22 on the rest of the family. He only killed one person with the AR-15...that belonged to someone else. Presumably his father.

Indeed, four killed with the .22 rifle. Reported yesterday that the guns were in kept in a closet at the home.

8 posted on 01/22/2013 10:47:00 AM PST by CedarDave (Matt Damon is to natural gas fracking as Jane Fonda is to nuclear power generation.)
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To: CedarDave
"BCSO is working with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to trace the history of those guns, as well as the two pistol-grip 12-gauge shotguns that were found in the Griegos’ home"

Well, there's your problem right there. It's a dangerous mix of the BATFE and dueling hand grips.

9 posted on 01/22/2013 10:47:39 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

A 12 year old was his girlfriend? Wow.


10 posted on 01/22/2013 10:47:39 AM PST by patriotsblood
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To: Persevero

The dead eyes of a psychopath.

11 posted on 01/22/2013 10:49:59 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: CedarDave

he seemed like a normal kid, but was inhabited by a demon.


12 posted on 01/22/2013 10:50:33 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: CedarDave
I'm sure that his parents turned a blind eye to his madness for much longer than a week.

Theis latest rash of shootings should be a wakeup call to parents. Do not assume that your silent/antisocial/violent/scheming kid is OK.

13 posted on 01/22/2013 10:50:50 AM PST by jboot (This isn't your father's America. Stay safe and keep your powder dry.)
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To: CedarDave
He shot his mother and siblings with the non "assault-style" rifle. I wonder if that makes them any less dead. He used the AR15 on his father. Link

The only thing under assault is constitutional rights by "assault-style" journalism.

14 posted on 01/22/2013 10:53:37 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: CedarDave

According to ABC radio news, the kid was really into violent video games like Call of Duty etc.


15 posted on 01/22/2013 10:56:07 AM PST by eureka! (Bless Our Troops. D*mn the Left.)
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To: CedarDave

They have the killer and the guns he used so why are the police wasting time tracking down the origin of the other guns? My guess is that those pigs are going to try and hang a crime around the neck of whaterver poor shlub sold or gave the guns to the Pastor. That will teach those proles not to sell guns to one another.


16 posted on 01/22/2013 10:58:22 AM PST by RightOnTheBorder
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To: CedarDave
ANTI-DEPRESSANT MEDICATION
17 posted on 01/22/2013 11:00:21 AM PST by gaijin
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To: Moonman62
The Democrats in the NM legislature are already using this to call for more gun regulation. It doesn't help matters that the brother of the father was a prominent Democrat state senator who retired from his seat earlier this month.

Gun debate likely to intensify in NM Legislature

18 posted on 01/22/2013 11:01:11 AM PST by CedarDave (Matt Damon is to natural gas fracking as Jane Fonda is to nuclear power generation.)
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To: RightOnTheBorder

They will use it to bolster the 40% fantasy to get “100% background checks” on transfers.

Plus go after the original owners in multiple civil suits.


19 posted on 01/22/2013 11:04:23 AM PST by DBrow
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

It’s only relevant that there was ar AR platform within a 15 mile radius of the event. No other firearms are to be mentioned. And, someone knew of this kids mind set. And, nothing was done. So why even mention a person in reporting? Just simplify things and say a gun went on a rampage and killed a family. Oddly, 100’s of millions of firearms didn’t do anything wrong yesterday. So for the .001% (or is it .0001%) of the ones that did act out, we MUST punish the rest.
Houston shooting? Doesn’t this all seem a little odd? “Whatever it takes”


20 posted on 01/22/2013 11:18:00 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: CedarDave
If Obama had a son, he'd have Ears like that.

This little POS should get a quick trial and an even quicker execution. Screw this darlings age. Let the remaining family members beat him to death. AND NO, I'M NOT BEING SARCASTIC!

21 posted on 01/22/2013 11:22:05 AM PST by Artcore
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To: rktman
Oddly, 100’s of millions of firearms didn’t do anything wrong yesterday.

Ah yes. Here's one of them.

Smith & Wesson Gun-Cam™

22 posted on 01/22/2013 11:26:22 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Humans have eliminated natural selection. Morons are now a protected species. They breed and vote.)
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To: eureka!
According to ABC radio news, the kid was really into violent video games like Call of Duty etc.

The problem is literally (I'm not exaggerating) EVERY SINGLE 15 year old male in the developed world is into violent video games. Thus every single one that commits a crime will have been into them. Just as every single one that commits a crime will have worn pants. Doesn't mean wearing pants causes violence.

23 posted on 01/22/2013 11:37:58 AM PST by Strategerist
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To: Menehune56
The dead eyes of a psychopath.

Not this nonsense again. You're taking pictures of KNOWN likely psycopaths and "judging" their eyes.

You'd be a complete failure at picking out a psychopath's picture out of 9 othe pictures of non-psychopaths, as long as you didn't know which one was the psycopath beforehand.

24 posted on 01/22/2013 11:40:59 AM PST by Strategerist
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To: CedarDave

S&W, Ruger, and Mossberg (and probably others) make an AR-15 clone that shoots .22 longs. Are we sure these no-nothings aren’t talking about the same weapon, and not two different rifles? Just curious.


25 posted on 01/22/2013 11:41:19 AM PST by beelzepug ("Why bother creating wealth when you can just redistribute it?")
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To: gaijin; CedarDave
ANTI-DEPRESSANT MEDICATION

BINGO !

26 posted on 01/22/2013 11:45:53 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: CedarDave
The dad was convicted felon.

Why did he have any guns in the house ?

Why were they not locked up ? !


27 posted on 01/22/2013 11:53:56 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Sooooooo cute when they’re sleeping. Oh, wait. That’s kids and puppies. But it doesn’t even look like it’s breathing. Maybe you better check on it and see if it’s okay. I just checked mine and they seem to resting comfortably. I don’t think they can sneak out at night since they are usually locked in a safe in a closet. (Is that gun abuse????) Except the 38 Super in the nightstand. It might be able to sneak out while we’re sleeping.

Molon labe.


28 posted on 01/22/2013 12:11:14 PM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: Strategerist

Actually, it was Grand Theft Auto. I agree that such games don’t affect all kids. Just the sickos.


29 posted on 01/22/2013 12:14:11 PM PST by eureka! (Bless Our Troops. D*mn the Left.)
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To: Artcore

He’s of age to be treated as an adult. He’ll probably be kept out of the big boy prison for a couple years but after that he’ll be quite popular behind bars. NM did away with the death penalty in 2009 under that bozo Gov. Bill Richardson.


30 posted on 01/22/2013 12:34:06 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012
Houston said that although he has numerous arrests in his past, it does not appear Greg Griego was a convicted felon

According to report at link the father was NOT a felon

without knowing what his arrest were for it is a non issue could of been for anything

31 posted on 01/22/2013 1:58:45 PM PST by mouser (Run the rats out its the only chance we have)
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To: mouser
a responsible person locks up their guns.

32 posted on 01/22/2013 2:31:33 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012
a responsible person locks up their guns.

Label me Irresponsible then.

33 posted on 01/22/2013 3:45:47 PM PST by itsahoot (MSM and Fox free since Nov 1st. If it doesnÂ’t happen here then it didn't happen.)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012

I don’t think any of these shooters yet had the lawful possession of firearms.


34 posted on 01/22/2013 5:58:16 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: itsahoot
U-2012>a responsible person locks up their guns.

Label me Irresponsible then.

I guess you have self-identified as an irresponsible gun owner.

Have you never heard :

10) Store guns so they are not accessible to unauthorized persons.


35 posted on 01/22/2013 6:45:09 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: SaraJohnson
I don’t think any of these shooters yet had the lawful possession of firearms.

I think you are correct.

36 posted on 01/22/2013 6:47:28 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012
Store guns so they are not accessible to unauthorized persons.

Really.

I have used a gun defensibly once in my life. If I had that gun 'properly stored', I would not have been able to get to it in time to brandish it against the criminal who kicked in my door (and then turned tail and ran upon seeing Mr. Mossberg).

My dad never locked up his guns. He taught me how to treat and handle them properly instead.

'Proper' storage of weapons, like all other rights, should be up to the individuals exercising those rights. What is right for one person may not be right for another.

37 posted on 01/23/2013 6:10:21 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy
U-2012>Store guns so they are not accessible to unauthorized persons.

Really. I have used a gun defensibly once in my life. If I had that gun 'properly stored', I would not have been able to get to it in time to brandish it against the criminal who kicked in my door (and then turned tail and ran upon seeing Mr. Mossberg). My dad never locked up his guns. He taught me how to treat and handle them properly instead. 'Proper' storage of weapons, like all other rights, should be up to the individuals exercising those rights. What is right for one person may not be right for another.

Then it would seem that you are precisely the source of guns
for those who are unable to legally obtain guns will use.

With every G-d given right there is a responsibility.

If you choose to exercise the G-d given Right
then choose to exercise responsibility.


38 posted on 01/23/2013 8:58:20 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012
Then it would seem that you are precisely the source of guns for those who are unable to legally obtain guns will use. With every G-d given right there is a responsibility. If you choose to exercise the G-d given Right then choose to exercise responsibility.

Seriously, kiss my pasty rump. I would have been in the hospital - or worse - if I followed your advice. You are nearly as bad as the gun-grabbers in telling others how to exercise their rights.

Oh, and if I had used a cable lock? A thief could steal my weapon and cut it off and use it. It would render my weapon muchs less functional for home defense - in my personal experience (do you have any?) - but not bother the thief at all.

Now, do you want to also blame car owners for crimes committed when their cars are stolen? Or maybe, just maybe, you could get out of liberal moron mode and put the blame solely on the car thief and his cronies.

39 posted on 01/23/2013 9:56:30 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy
kiss my pasty rump.

Since you don't recognize that your Rights and
corresponding Responsibilities come from G-d,
I guess I'm speaking to a irresponsible anarchist
atheist.

Have a wonderful journey on the wide road of life.


40 posted on 01/23/2013 10:38:30 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012
Since you don't recognize that your Rights and corresponding Responsibilities come from G-d, I guess I'm speaking to a irresponsible anarchist atheist.

Funny, please show in the Bill of Rights that I have a Responsibility to store my gun in a manner that pleases you while making that gun far less useful for self-defense in the exact situation I have experienced.

Like I said, YOU are the one parroting liberal dogma of telling people how their should limit their rights.

And once again, have YOU ever had to use a gun for self-defense in your home? ANYTHING can be stolen. That possibility should not limit how I decide to keep my gun at home. I don't have kids at home, and don't keep a round chambered to prevent accidental firings. Some folks decide to keep a round chambered. That is their business, not mine. And not yours, either. And the VAST majority of those people who keep their self-defense guns do not have accidents.

You really need to look in the mirror to better see the smug liberal jackass lurking beneath.

41 posted on 01/23/2013 10:43:17 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: UriÂ’el-2012
10) Store guns so they are not accessible to unauthorized persons.

My home is private and no one is authorized to access my weapons except me and mine. If you have an open borders home you may need further security.

42 posted on 01/23/2013 11:12:54 AM PST by itsahoot (MSM and Fox free since Nov 1st. If it doesnÂ’t happen here then it didn't happen.)
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