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  • Nickel Mines and Las Vegas

    10/02/2017 7:10:52 PM PDT · by lightman · 15 replies
    personal | 2 October A.D. 2017 | lightman
    Today is the 11th anniversary of the Nickel Mines Amish school shooting. Just like eleven years ago, it is Monday the 2nd of October. Just like eleven years ago--and sixteen years ago on the 11th of September--the northeastern United States is swathed in deep azure cloudless skies. And, just like eleven years ago, on the Catholic calendar it is the Feast of the Guardian Angels. Eleven years ago a milk hauler gone rogue backed his pickup truck the door of the one-room schoolhouse, heavily armed, and possessing implements for other crimes, intent on deflowering the innocent schoolgirls within. As police...
  • Stephen Paddock’s ‘secret life’: Why assume that he made his millions legitimately?

    10/05/2017 8:33:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/05/2017 | Thomas Lifson
    Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo, an elected official who plans to face voters again next year, has been letting out more interesting tidbits on the investigation into Stephen Paddock than others who have appeared at the press conferences. Yesterday, he mentioned that Paddock had a “secret life” and “that it was only logical to ‘make the assumption’ that Stephen Paddock had ‘some help at some point’ in pulling off Sunday's massacre.” This would seem to open the door to some sort of connection to an international terror group, but if so, evidently there is no evidence on hand, because...
  • Body Language: Las Vegas Brother Knows more than he is Saying

    10/05/2017 7:54:39 AM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 26 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct. 4, 2017 | Bombard's Body Language
    Video at link.
  • Las Vegas Locals have many questions!

    10/03/2017 8:11:55 AM PDT · by off-roader · 52 replies
    Prep For That -Reddit ^ | 10/03/2017 | Whatmanwhat
    Redditor Watmanwat, who claims to live in the Las Vegas area and was within ear range of the gunfire, put up a post earlier today proposing that the current information regarding last night’s Vegas shooting that took place during a country music concert simply does not add up.
  • Tennessee church shooting leaves 1 dead, several wounded, officials say

    09/24/2017 12:27:53 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 24 September, 2017 | Fox
    Authorities said one woman was killed and seven others were wounded after a 26-year-old African-American man wearing a ski mask opened fire at a Tennessee church Sunday. The gunman, who officials said shot himself and was taken to a hospital, opened fire in Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, southeast of Nashville, just after 11 a.m. and fired “multiple rounds,” police said in a news conference. The Nashville Fire Department called the incident “a mass casualty situation.” A church usher confronted the gunman at one point and was pistol-whipped, causing "significant injury around his head." He told police he...
  • At least 8 killed after shooting at Plano (Texas) home, suspect is dead

    09/10/2017 7:51:16 PM PDT · by seacapn · 13 replies
    KDFW Fox 4 News Dallas-Ft. Worth ^ | Sep 10 2017 09:27PM CDT | FOX4News.com Staff
    Plano Police are investigating a gruesome scene at a single family home on West Spring Creek Pkwy., where investigators say 8 people have been shot to death. Police don't know what the disturbance was about or how the people in the home knew each other. A Plano officer shot and killed the suspect. It's unclear if that suspect is one of the 8 people reported dead.
  • Hospital gunman ‘promised to come back’ and shoot former co-worker

    07/01/2017 5:29:16 AM PDT · by ETL · 59 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 1, 2017 | By Larry Celona, Shawn Cohen and Joe Tacopino
    Henry Bello, 45 — who resigned amid a sexual-harassment scandal — fatally shot a physician and wounded six other people with an assault rifle before killing himself, officials said. “When he left he promised to come back and shoot one of the residents,” Dr. Maureen Kwankam told The Post about Bello.“He said the resident will never graduate and become a doctor because he will kill him before he has the opportunity.”Before he was canned, the deranged doc had threatened to harm at least four other people working at the hospital, Kwankam said.He also called the resident once on the phone...
  • School Shootings Increased after Federal Gun Bans

    06/12/2017 6:36:29 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    High school shooting teams are increasing. They were common in the 40's, 50's, and 60's. Increasing government and media hostility to private gun ownership caused a huge decrease in the teams from 1968 through 2000. Now the numbers are growing. A Wisconsin representative is suggesting that Wisconsin develop a high school class on gun handling and gun safety.  A Wisconsin writer commented on the bill. From mediatrackers.org: State Representative Ken Skowronski (R-Franklin) introduced a bill Thursday that would have the Department of Public Instruction develop a firearm course for Wisconsin High school students. In an era of gun-free school...
  • San Diego Pool Party Gunman Called Ex During Rampage, Police Say

    05/01/2017 7:21:25 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    cbs2la ^ | 05/01/2017
    A gunman distraught over a recent breakup calmly reclined in a pool chair as he shot strangers at a birthday party and phoned his ex-girlfriend so she could hear the gunfire and screams of terror, San Diego police said Monday. ... The victims were black and Latino and Selis was white, but police don’t think race played a factor. “These victims were just in his vicinity when he committed this terrible tragedy,” police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said. “What started as a celebration of a friend’s birthday party turned into a tragedy of just epic proportion for all those in attendance.”...
  • Mass shooting by apartment complex pool leaves 1 dead, 7 injured

    05/01/2017 5:22:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies
    ksbw.com ^ | 5/1/2017 | staff writers
    Police said they killed a suspected shooter Sunday after the gunman injured several other people at an apartment complex in Southern California. Advertisement According to police, the shooter opened fire in the pool area of a San Diego apartment complex. The shooter pointed a gun toward police when three officers shot him, police said. There are least eight victims, four men and and four women, San Diego police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said. The names of the victims have not been released. Police will only say four African American women, two African American men, and one Hispanic man were shot. Another...
  • Md. teen’s father alerts detectives to mass school shooting plot

    03/28/2017 6:04:45 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 80 replies
    WTOP News ^ | March 27, 2017 5:54 pm | Megan Cloherty | @ClohertyWTOP
    A Catoctin High School student faces felony charges for what investigators called a detailed plot to carry out a mass shooting at the school. Her father tipped authorities to the alleged plot, which included a timeline, phases of the attack and a target date, as well as a gun and potential bomb-making materials. FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. — An 18-year-old woman faces felony charges for what investigators called a detailed plot to carry out a mass shooting at her high school. “There is no doubt in our minds that we averted a disaster out there,” said Frederick County Sheriff Charles Jenkins,...
  • [VANITY] Mass Shooting in Niles / Cortland Ohio Nasser Hamad in Custody

    02/25/2017 8:45:28 PM PST · by inchworm · 19 replies
    wkbn news ^ | 2/26/17 | wkbn
    Anyone know anything about the perp? http://wkbn.com/2017/02/25/police-mass-shooting-in-howland-injures-at-least-5/
  • Mass Shooting Reported During BPM Festival in Mexico (American party spot)

    01/16/2017 2:17:09 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 11 replies
    Billboard ^ | January 15, 2017 | Pearcey Proper
    Mass Shooting Reported During BPM Festival in Mexico A mass shooting has rocked the Mexican resort town of Playa Del Carmen where the BPM Festival was wrapping up, according to reports. Unverified witness accounts suggest four or five people were killed when shots were fired at Blue Parrot during Elrow's closing party late Sunday night or early Monday morning. A security guard was said to be among those fatally injured. A separate shooting reportedly took place during a BPM closing party at The Jungle, where the likes of John Acquaviva, Stacey Pullen and David Berrie were booked to play. Clips...
  • Another Gun-Free Zone, Another Mass Shooting

    01/06/2017 2:05:54 PM PST · by VictimsRightsPro2a · 14 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 6, 2017 | Dr. John R. Lott
    Yet another shooting at yet another gun-free zone occurred today. At this moment 5 people were murdered and another 8 injured. The tragedy today at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is all the more disappointing because just this last year legislators tried to change Florida’s ban on concealed carry at airports to avoid today’s type of event. Florida Sen. Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby warned last year the legislation was needed because airport terminals “could become more of a target” for terrorists and criminals. Florida is one of on six states that ban people being able to carry guns at airports. While...
  • Gun attack in Malmo leaves 'multiple casualties'-police seal off neighb'hood in so. of Swedish City

    09/25/2016 11:54:53 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 95 replies
    mirror.co.uk ^ | September 25, 2016 | Sam Adams
    A gun attack in Malmo has left 'multiple injuries' as police seal off an area in the south of the Swedish city. The shooting occurred just before 7pm local time this evening and police have an ongoing operation in the area. A witness to the incident said there were around twenty shots fired by people in an Audi which then drove off at high speed.
  • Multiple people shot in downtown Austin (6th Street)

    07/31/2016 3:31:55 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 85 replies
    KXAN ^ | Updated: July 31, 2016, 2:46 am | no byine
    Police are on the scene of a downtown Austin shooting that’s left at least one person dead. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, multiple units are responding to the area of 208 East 6th St. Paramedics say there are several gunshot wound patients spread across the area and they are trying to locate all patients. At least one person has been killed. This is a developing story and KXAN will update as more information is released.
  • Five Killed In Gun Attack On Serbian Cafe

    07/02/2016 3:38:33 PM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Sky News ^ | 2 July, 2016 | NA
    The wife of the attacker is among those killed in the shooting rampage and authorities believe jealousy to be the motive. A gunman has shot five people dead and injured at least another 20 in a cafe in Serbia, police have said. Among those killed was the wife of the attacker. The man "entered the cafe and opened fire with an automatic rifle" in the town of Zitiste, around 50 miles north of the capital Belgrade, according to police. A man has been arrested and an investigation has been launched.
  • Two Nightclub Shootings: Two Very Different Outcomes

    07/01/2016 1:06:01 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 15 replies
    The New American ^ | 01 July 2016 | Steve Byas
    The shooting this week in a Lyman, South Carolina, nightclub will not receive the international publicity that the recent horrific Orlando nightclub murders have merited. This is understandable, considering the death toll in Orlando was 49, while no one was killed in the South Carolina shooting.But perhaps there should be greater media attention to what occurred in South Carolina, because a wider knowledge of that event might prevent a future Orlando-like massacre.According to deputies of the Spartanburg County sheriff’s department, 32-year-old Jody Ray Thompson pulled a gun just outside the Playoffz nightclub and fired several shots toward a crowd.Lt....
  • Chicago man drives 1,200 miles to deliver 49 handmade wooden crosses to Orlando

    06/19/2016 4:24:02 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19 June 2016 | Anneta Konstantinides For Dailymail.com
    As Orlando continues to reel a week after the worst mass shooting in US history consumed the city in tragedy, one Chicago man is traveling thousands of miles to deliver comfort. Greg Zanis, 65, drove 1,200 miles from his home to the Orlando Regional Medical Center to deliver 49 wooden crosses he made by hand. Each of the three-foot-tall white crosses bears the name of the 49 victims who were murdered at the gay nightclub Pulse during Latin night on June 12.
  • Media Screwing Up Reports On The AR-15 During Mass Shootings Isn’t New,

    06/19/2016 12:39:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 19, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    The Orlando attack was horrifying. A sick individual who pledged allegiance to ISIS over the phone and on social media senselessly gunned down 49 people inside Pulse nightclub in what has become the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. He used a Sig Sauer MCX semiautomatic rifle, which is an AR-15-style rifle that has similar features, but uses a different operating system. It was not an AR-15 rifle as originally reported. Nevertheless, it didn’t stop members of the media from bashing the AR-15 because that’s the firearm liberal want to ban. More importantly, it’s the firearm that President Obama wants to ban, despite...