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Mall shooting in Tukwila, Wa

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by BUZO71, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. BUZO71

    BUZO71 Emerald Valley, Oregon New Member

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  2. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    My sincere sympathies for the two victims and their families. I hope the one survivor recovers OK. Sounds like his injuries are not life-threatening.

    Politically, I am sure sorry to see this. Seattle mayor Greg Nickels has had a -um... for the Forum we shall say, deep and abiding desire to get some strict gun control in the city, and this will not help whatsoever.

    In all liklihood the shooter was already breaking a bunch of laws by carrying and shooting these two, but that won't be good enough for Greg the Grandstander.

    Story from June
     
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  3. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    We need a hero with a CCW..................That is the story we need to hear.........
     
  4. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Sadly, if that did happen I doubt we'd hear about it :(
     
  5. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    That way, the Tukwila police would have had someone to arrest, too. :(


    The CPL holder.
     
  6. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Jeez, it gets worse- we had a shooting in downtown Seattle and another up in Skyway (Renton) over the weekend.

    But it's the mall one getting all the media attention.
     
  7. Seattle206

    Seattle206 Beacon Hill Member

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    pretty sad but not surprised. shootings at such a ghetto place like southcenter arent uncommon.
     
  8. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Shouldn't laugh, but "ghetto place" as it is used to refer to a multi-million dollar facility is kind of funny. :laugh:

    I know what you mean though, SouthCenter was OK, maybe in '75. As far as I'm concerned Malls (anywhere) are over.

    But a bad week for Seattle, Nickels will be on the air big time over this.
     
  9. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    Of course he will... and the media will lap it all up.

    Because it's "for the children" you know. :banghead:
     
  10. borrowedsig

    borrowedsig Lincoln, Nebraska Active Member

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    This supposedly was all gang related. The one in southcenter was a gang went into the mall and started a fight and one of them pulled a gun and started shooting. So much for their no weapons plaque at the door. I think it will get worse because they want guns and gun owners to look bad. Im a conspiracy theorist lol.

    Matt
     
  11. JumpWing

    JumpWing NK WA Member

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    On Dec 15th there will be a public hearing on the issue of banning firearms from city property.
    People in that area need to show up and point out that these shootings keep happening in "gun free" zones already.
     
  12. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    Banning guns from public property.........oh sure that would have stopped this.

    "Hey man, we can't go to the mall anymore and kill our rival gang members, guess we'll just have to wait until they are off the property!"

    Oh pleeeeeeez
     
  13. Sun195

    Sun195 Pugetropolis, WA Well-Known Member

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    To clarify, this hearing pertains to City of Seattle, not Tukwila.