Another School Shooting

This time at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, reports KATU. (<– livestream link)

As regularly happens, initial reports overestimated the number of dead and wounded.  The current estimate stands at 7-10 13 dead and 20+ 20 wounded.  The shooter is in custody, but I haven’t found an outlet that has given a name.  Authorities are investigating posts the shooter allegedly made on social media sites and the 4chan BBS.

UPDATE – I just heard via the livestream link above that the shooter is deceased per Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin.

Editorial Comment: My daughter goes to school too.  I’m certainly glad something like this could never happen there, because it’s a gun-free zone.  Just like Umpqua Community College.

Quote for consideration: “An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.” –Robert A. Heinlein

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Author: Paul Krendler

The Thinking Man’s Zombie

7 thoughts on “Another School Shooting”

  1. Aren't people with restraining orders prohibited from possessing firearms? Maybe someone better send this pic to the Apt managers to make sure they know they might have someone who is violating the law living among them.

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    1. The federal prohibition only deals with protective orders among domestic partners. Maryland enforces the federal restriction as a part of its protective orders. Most other states do as well.

      However, there is no federal restriction on gun possession as a result of a restraining order involving two unrelated people who are not in a domestic relationship. Some states may have such restrictions, but Maryland does not. So, depending on where you live, YMMV.

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