Sunday, December 11, 2011

Three Random Shootings

Three random shootings in different parts of the country and it's all coincidental. Unless you're conspiracy minded, then one has to wonder at the juxtapositions of these seeming unrelated events. All three shooters killed people they didn't know, then killed themselves. (The Hollywood shooter put himself in a suicidal position and called out for others to "kill" him.) Two of the shooters killed police and military personnel. All three men were in their twenties.

Thursday December 8th,Ross Truett Ashley, 22, shot and killed Officer Deriek Crouse who was sitting in his police vehicle at Virgina Tech. Truett's body was found a short time later with a "self inflicted gunshot wound."

Friday, December 9th, Tyler Brehm, 26 years old, opened fire at the intersection of Sunset and Vine in Hollywood, California, shooting at cars and yelling out that he "wanted to die":
"He was screaming he was going to die and that he wanted to die," Gregory Bojorquez, a photographer who captured images of the shootings aftermath, told the Los Angeles Times. (Friends say Hollywood shooter had tough breakup)

Saturday, December 10th, Skyler Barbee, 25, shot a police officer then turned the gun on himself.

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