Skip to comments.Authorities Release Video of Austin Bomber Blowing Self up as Police Closed in on Him
Posted on 08/31/2018 6:37:41 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Newly released video from a Texas law enforcement helicopter shows the explosion that ended the life of Austin serial bomber Mark Conditt as pursuing officers tried to arrest him earlier this year.
The video, released by the Texas Department of Public Safety, shows just how close several officers were to being injured when the homemade bomb went off the morning of March 21.
Conditt was driving his SUV around 2 a.m. CT as tactical teams followed him near Round Rock, just north of Austin. The video eventually shows one police van in front of the bombers vehicle when another bumps it from behind. The SUV glances off the van in front and slides into the median between an access road and the highway.
The imaging in the black-and-white video shows an explosion in the drivers seat area that sends debris to the left, out into the road. What looks like a piece of metal flaps from the door area.
Got an explosion. Got an explosion inside the vehicle, an officer, apparently in an air unit, says.
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One thread where “bombshell” in the title would have been appropriate.
Video on youtube.
What info do we have/know about this guy?
Got a `splodie. He went all `splodie inside the vehicle...
Live by the Bomb, die by the Bomb.
The suspect saved taxpayers a lot of money .
“Top of the world, Ma!”
He was just nuts.
An erratic job history and weird behavior.
Terrorists mother to friend
“They blow up so fast these days”.
Con on the way to the Electric Chair and his Death Row inmates all giving parting words of encouragement and one yells out:
“More power to you Mac!”
He blowed up real good.
I thought maybe they’d tried to paint him as a conservative, Trump supporter.
Did they? (I see this happened back in March.)
He was mailing package bombs from the Austin TX area one of which detonated while in sorting at Fed-Ex. That was how they got a lead on who he was.
Tried to, but it never grew legs because he had no extensive social media history to feed off of. Just some manifestos typically associated with mad bombers.
“””Austin serial bomber Mark Conditt as pursuing officers tried to arrest him earlier this year. “””
I don’t even remember hearing about a serial bomber earlier this year. Did negative Trump news take up the slot?
It’s a miracle the Austin Police officers were not severely injured or killed in the explosion. One had just smashed the passenger window when the bomb was set off.
He blowed up real good, he even had blew eyes.
He left a magnum opus recording, I think on his cellphone, but the superior police are not allowing it’s release, because the peon public has no need to know anything about it.
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