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Old 12-21-2012, 01:08 PM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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Apparently another whacko got a gun today and went walking (or possibly driving) along a minor road in the boonies several miles outside the small town of Hollidaysburg, PA, shooting people who came by. It was an area far from town, near a small stream, where it was easy to look around and make sure no police were present.

Cops say that 4 people are dead. When police finally came out from town, three of them were injured, one in a car crash, one by debris, and one who was shot in his bulletproof vest according to authorities.

If this whacko had been in an area where ordinary people are allowed to carry concealed weapons, he'd probably know that many people don't bother carrying anyway... but that a few probably would. Would the whacko have been as willing go go around shooting people in that situation?

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4 dead in Blair Co. shooting; 3 troopers injured | www.wjactv.com

4 dead in Blair Co. shooting; 3 troopers injured

By WJAC Web Staff
Updated: 12:42 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 | Posted: 10:41 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. — The Blair County district attorney said that four people, including the alleged gunman, are dead after a series of shootings along a rural road on Friday.

The district attorney said the victims are one woman and three men, including the gunman.

Three Pennsylvania state troopers were injured. One was shot in the chest and had a bulletproof vest on; one was injured in a crash; and one was injured by flying debris. All three troopers are expected to be OK.

The scene covers several miles and happened on Juniata Valley Road just outside Geeseytown.

Courtney Brennan of WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh reported that the suspected gunman was “mobile” at one point and went up and down a rural road and shot victims.
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:10 PM
 
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
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Had only those victims been armed with shoulder-fired rocket launchers, this never would have happened.

I blame Obama.
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Go focus on Chicago and you can give us hourly reports of shootings.
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:14 PM
 
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Had only those victims been armed with shoulder-fired rocket launchers, this never would have happened.

I blame Obama.
Isn't it sad that there are so many whackos on this message board that I can no longer tell if you're kidding?
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:14 PM
 
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Duplicate thread ! and btw if 3 trained police officers couldn't stop this guy then how exactly would some average ordinary citizen do such a thing ?
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:17 PM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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Had only those victims been armed with shoulder-fired rocket launchers, this never would have happened.

I blame Obama.
Leftists whose schemes keep failing, usually come up with hysterical rants like this when they see yet another failure of their cherished cops-can-protect-you ideas.
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:19 PM
 
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Leftists whose schemes keep failing, usually come up with hysterical rants like this when they see yet another failure of their cherished cops-can-protect-you ideas.

Right wing gun nuts whose warped viewpoints are made more and more absurd with every passing moment will cling to their idiocy until the day they die, apparently.
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:20 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Leftists whose schemes keep failing, usually come up with hysterical rants like this when they see yet another failure of their cherished cops-can-protect-you ideas.
So when you're out walking or driving on a country road, are you (a) always carrying a loaded weapon and (b) constantly turning around 360° to scan your surroundings in case someone with a gun pops up from behind a bush and shoots you?

If not, why are you so irresponsible with your own safety??
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:20 PM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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if 3 trained police officers couldn't stop this guy then how exactly would some average ordinary citizen do such a thing ?
Complete reports aren't in yet, but it looks to me like the trained policemen DID stop the guy.

Too bad three innocent people had to die before they could get there.

If any of the three had been armed themselves, maybe they wouldn't have had to wait those fatal minutes for the cops to get there.

And if the whacko had known some of the people might be armed, maybe he wouldn't have pulled this little stunt in the first place...?

As always, the only thing that regularly stops insane murderers, is law-abiding citizens with guns.

But.....

"When seconds make the difference between life and death, the police are only minutes away."
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:23 PM
 
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Duplicate thread ! and btw if 3 trained police officers couldn't stop this guy then how exactly would some average ordinary citizen do such a thing ?

So your solution is for everyone to drop to their knees with their hands behind their heads and wait to be executed? Victims should at least have a fighting chance to protect themselves.

When seconds count the police are only minutes away AFTER they have been notified.
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