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Old 23.06.2016, 18:03
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Mixed reports coming out, some saying he has hostages others saying he's been arrested.

A disgruntled Brexiter I'll bet.
Some reports saying that most injured are due to tear gas
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Old 23.06.2016, 18:31
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Some reports saying that most injured are due to tear gas
Yes, seems to be the case. Attacker is dead.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-36610068
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Old 23.06.2016, 21:14
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The 25 hour protest sit in at the US Senate House has just ended.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36611881
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Old 24.06.2016, 00:58
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Another shooting, this time at cinema in Germany. No causalities reported so far but many injuries, around 50
That would be around 50 casualties, then.
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In Germany?
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Old 28.06.2016, 16:48
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Another shooting, this time at cinema in Germany. No causalities reported so far but many injuries, around 50

German cinema complex 'attacked by gunman'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36610068
Attacker was a 19 year old German. On closer inspection weapons were gas pistol and hand granade decoys.
http://www.spiegel.de/panorama/justi...a-1099536.html
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Old 28.06.2016, 16:54
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Attacker was a 19 year old German. On closer inspection weapons were gas pistol and hand granade decoys.
http://www.spiegel.de/panorama/justi...a-1099536.html
It's strange they're not releasing his name.
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Old 28.06.2016, 16:58
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Murgenthal Canton AG.

A man was shot by the poice after he attacked them with a bill hook and an axe. The police was looking for a suspect which was camping in the woods. According to the police reports, the suspect was first running away and then suddenly turned around. He was wielding his two weapons. The police tried to resolve the sitution by words, later with mace, and finally by the use of their guns. The man was shot in arm and legs, his wounds treated in the hospital.

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Old 29.06.2016, 19:36
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Old 30.06.2016, 04:12
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Deranged Texas mother shoots dead both her daughters to 'punish' her husband. Of note is the fact that she was a passionate gun advocate

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Old 30.06.2016, 08:00
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Sad isn't it? With around 1'000 homicidal murders from a shooting every month, there are very few shootings in self defence, these were about 700 from 12'000 deaths during 2015. There are so many they are no longer newsworthy, and don't reach the national press.

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Old 30.06.2016, 17:34
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Does a stabbing of a sleeping child count ?
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Old 30.06.2016, 17:41
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Sorry that doesn't qualify. Not a high enough body count. This thread is reserved for real killers not genuinely sad cases where tragedy reigns.
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Funny (in a non-funny way) how it's apparently so often impossible to apprehend the killer alive (includes the murders in the US). An eye for an eye?
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Old 30.06.2016, 18:11
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Funny (in a non-funny way) how it's apparently so often impossible to apprehend the killer alive (includes the murders in the US). An eye for an eye?
Probably less risky than trying to arrest an armed and dangerous individual(s)
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Old 30.06.2016, 18:20
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Funny (in a non-funny way) how it's apparently so often impossible to apprehend the killer alive (includes the murders in the US). An eye for an eye?
I think a fair percentage of them are "Police suicides", that would be my call on the recent case in the theater in Germany.
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Old 30.06.2016, 18:23
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I think a fair percentage of them are "Police suicides", that would be my call on the recent case in the theater in Germany.
Did the German authorities publish the name of the theater killer ?
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Old 30.06.2016, 18:33
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Did the German authorities publish the name of the theater killer ?

No, seems to have gone quiet. Short of scanning the local papers for obituaries it would seem that we will never know.

I'm guessing that it was a mental health issue, and that the press and the authorities are keeping quiet out of respect for the family.
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Old 30.06.2016, 19:07
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Funny (in a non-funny way) how it's apparently so often impossible to apprehend the killer alive (includes the murders in the US). An eye for an eye?
More like with human rights, involved police protocols to follow, skilled and cunning defence lawyers; years of trials and appeals, compensation claims from wounded or injured killers so all in all a quick solution is easier and cheaper.
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Old 30.06.2016, 19:15
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More like with human rights, involved police protocols to follow, skilled and cunning defence lawyers; years of trials and appeals, compensation claims from wounded or injured killers so all in all a quick solution is easier and cheaper.
I think it is much more basic than that. If I were a cop, and it came down to it, I wouldn't have enough time to be thinking about the future any farther than how long it takes between pulling the trigger the first time, and the bullet entry on the 2nd shot. I suspect that this is pretty much the case for any armed police officer in any nation facing an armed shooter. It may happen less elsewhere, but I suspect that the few seconds involved have nothing whatsoever to do with anything other than a very basic human instinct.
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Old 30.06.2016, 20:30
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I think it is much more basic than that. If I were a cop, and it came down to it, I wouldn't have enough time to be thinking about the future any farther than how long it takes between pulling the trigger the first time, and the bullet entry on the 2nd shot. I suspect that this is pretty much the case for any armed police officer in any nation facing an armed shooter. It may happen less elsewhere, but I suspect that the few seconds involved have nothing whatsoever to do with anything other than a very basic human instinct.
"thinking about the future " It is not a question about that or basic human instinct but more what preconceived ideas/decisions the cop has in his head when he enters such a situation. If the cop is thinking; if anybody appears with a gun I will immediately shoot to kill then....
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