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 Post subject: Empire State Building Shooting
PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:01 am 
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Just heard this on the news.

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Two people were killed and nine injured in a shooting incident Friday morning outside the Empire State Building by a disgruntled ex-employee of a nearby business, officials said.


http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08 ... lding?lite

Hope everyone in NYC is ok!

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 Post subject: Re: Empire State Building Shooting
PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:04 am 
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My partner works on that corner. She's out of town so she missed it. forking scary.


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 Post subject: Re: Empire State Building Shooting
PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:18 am 
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nyc ppk head count, please!

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 Post subject: Re: Empire State Building Shooting
PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 12:13 pm 
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You know, if those tourists were carrying assault rifles instead of cameras this *never* would have happened. We should probably just start handing guns to people when they get off the plane.

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 Post subject: Re: Empire State Building Shooting
PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:15 am 
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Our problem is we just don't have enough guns.

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 Post subject: Re: Empire State Building Shooting
PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:46 am 
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Really the problem is that stop and frisk is only used in neighborhoods where poor people of color live. If they just stopped and frisked middle aged white guys, they would have found that gun earlier.

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 Post subject: Re: Empire State Building Shooting
PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:35 pm 
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So the news now is that all the people killed on the street were shot by police fire, and not the gunman.

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 Post subject: Re: Empire State Building Shooting
PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:12 pm 
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Only two people were killed--1 was killed by the gunman and the other was the gunman who was killed by police. Three bystanders were hit with bullets shot by police; two in the leg and one in the butt. The other people were grazed or hit by bullet fragments. All of the bystanders are fine.


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 Post subject: Re: Empire State Building Shooting
PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:00 pm 
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I used to work a few blocks away and went to lunch right there at the Empire State Chipotle just a few months ago!

Thank goodness the NYC police didn't seriously hurt anyone. Terrible about the two killed though.

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