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Another unusual mass shooting, but this one didn't make the US news.

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Bigfoot, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. Bigfoot

    Bigfoot Clack Co. OR Well-Known Member

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    Doctor sends a letter a YEAR AGO threatening to shoot any body who comes on his property over some minor zoning violation in his upscale neighborhood. Now last week he goes into a church shooting, killing one 73 year old neighbor and critically injuring another at a homeowners association meeting.

    That's an unusual story. Weird how it didn't interest the US media, just didn't fit the narrative I guess. I dunno, read the story and see if you can find any reason that the media chose to ignore this one. Nothing to see here, move along.

    Doctor 'opens fire during homeowners' meeting in church, shooting dead neighbour, 73, and critically wounding another after dispute over driveway turns deadly' | Mail Online
     
  2. Sincere

    Sincere Between Cascadia and Jefferson Active Member

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    I don't disagree with your overall point.

    But do you really think that one death and a critical injury counts as a "mass" shooting?
     
  3. Wolfcry

    Wolfcry Washougal New Member

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    Proof that home owner's associations can drive people absolutely batty.

    Not that it excuses what he did, he should have just packed up and bought a home that wasn't under the thumb of a home owner's association. They tend to make your neighbors very unneighborly and out to get you if there is the slightest code violation, or if your lawn isn't green, or the paint on your fake shutters is starting to flake. I guess some people like living in a neighborhood where everything is controlled and perfect looking, but I find rows of houses that all look the same creepy. :paranoid: Reminds me of that episode of the X-files, where a monster would drag people away and kill them if the policies of the home owner's association were violated.
     
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  4. Ron Eagle Elk

    Ron Eagle Elk Outside Ft Lewis East Gate Active Member

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    I saw it on several different local news channels. My mistake, I saw it on Comcast News.
     
  5. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Maybe they shouldn't have set foot on his property.
     
  6. Mohawk13

    Mohawk13 Home on The Range Active Member

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    May be they did not want to Offend Muslims who are hiding out in our Country....