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Old 10.05.2015, 12:04
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Shooting in Switzerland

Just read this on the BBC website. A bit shocking.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-32680212
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Old 10.05.2015, 12:42
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A bit shocking.
How so?

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Old 10.05.2015, 12:45
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Re: Shooting in Switzerland

News update tonight. Seems to be local or domestic dispute, the perpetrator believed to be among the dead, all reported as adults with the term ‘a few’.

My condolences to all the families and friends.
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Old 10.05.2015, 15:11
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Re: Shooting in Switzerland

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How so?

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I guess I just don't expect it to happen in Switzerland, but that in itself may be a tad naive.
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Five people shot dead in Würenlingen, AG

Happy mothers day ... :-(

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-32680212

http://www.spiegel.de/panorama/justi...a-1033039.html

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Re: Five people shot dead in Würenlingen, AG

It's so sad to hear that.
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Old 10.05.2015, 17:33
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

According to the local Aargau newspaper somebody shot his mother in law, father in law, brother in law and a neighbour and then himself.
Tragic mis-use of weapons.

Does not say anything in the newspaper about wife ( or ex-wife)?
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Old 10.05.2015, 17:46
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

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Ohio, 45 years ago yesterday.

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Old 10.05.2015, 19:25
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

tagesanzeiger.ch says it appears he shot his mother in law, father in law, and brother in law and one neighpbor, then himself.

His (ex?)wife and their children are living seperately, they and the apparent killer were living under "fürsorgerische Unterbringung" (governmental supervision or perhaps custody?).

He didn't have a license to buy or carry firearms, his home had only recently been searched but nothing was found.

In 2007 he got police attention for the first time when he hurt somebody ("Körperverletzung"), who seems to be unrelated to the current case as no particular connection to the murder was mentioned.
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

It's sad to see Switzerland finally make this list. Usually, this thread is filled with shootings in my country.

Anyway, my sincere condolences to the victims' friends and family.
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

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Tragic mis-use of weapons.
If this guy injured or killed himself using a gun to open a bottle of beer, then I'd say it was a mis-use of weapons. Sadly, the gun was used exactly the way it was intended.
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Re: Shooting in Switzerland

Tragic!
May there souls rest in peace.

May the family members left behind find comfort.

hmmm very 'fine' line between sanity and insanity.
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Old 10.05.2015, 21:26
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Re: Shooting in Switzerland

There's a general thread on this topic already....

A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

Waco, Texas

Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant

Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed and at least 100 arrested after a shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco.
The incident happened at the Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill in a shopping area called the Central Texas Market Place.
Police said eight had died at the scene and a ninth in hospital - all were bikers. At least 18 others were hurt.
One witness quoted by the Waco Tribune-Herald said the car park of the restaurant resembled "a war zone".
"There were maybe 30 guns being fired in the parking lot, maybe 100 rounds," Michelle Logan said.
Diners at the Twin Peaks cafe said they and the staff had locked themselves in a freezer room for safety before being escorted off the premises by armed police.

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Old 18.05.2015, 11:26
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Police spokesman Sgt W Patrick Swanton said, "the fight started with punches and then escalated to chains, clubs, knives and finally firearms."


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Old 18.05.2015, 16:54
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

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Diners at the Twin Peaks cafe said they and the staff had locked themselves in a freezer room for safety
If only they'd had guns too, it'd have been much safer for everybody.
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Old 18.05.2015, 17:17
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If only they'd had guns too, it'd have been much safer for everybody.
Thermal underwear may have been more use in that situation
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Old 18.05.2015, 17:44
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Thermal underwear may have been more use in that situation
Any clean underwear, probably.
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

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Thermal underwear may have been more use in that situation
Looks like the staff at least had warm boots.

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“The (female) shooter, dressed with elegance left in a confident way, without hurrying.”


Geneva murder suspect, as described by police after yesterday's shooting.

"The incident has caused traffic disruptions in the area with some roads closed. This comes weeks after a similar murder in nearby Hermance, where a man was shot twice by his wife. Armed police continue the hunt."
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