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Suspect charged in Lone Star
College shooting

Houston Chronicle, by Mike Tolson

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/23/2013 10:32:53 AM

With memories painfully fresh and nerves still raw after the Connecticut elementary school massacre, the nation suddenly turned its attention to a community college campus in suburban Houston on Tuesday afternoon, fearful that another violent incident was shredding any lingering notion of safety in the classroom. As it turned out, the gunfire that shattered the silence of a normal day of classes at Lone Star College´s north Harris County location was sadly routine. Two young men became involved in an argument that ended when one pulled a handgun.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/23/2013 10:42:04 AM     (No. 9134053)

I wonder if this photo of the shooter will appear anywhere in the MSM? My guess is no because it does not comport with their anti-gun narrative but, instead, is more illustrative of the Chicago syndrome.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/23/2013 10:43:06 AM     (No. 9134058)

The campus is near an area of town caleld Greenspoint that is called Gunspoint here in Houston.

I also loved the local newscast where a youth started flashing gang signs behind the reporter.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: on fire, 1/23/2013 10:43:14 AM     (No. 9134060)

If only 23 more gun laws had been on the books, this wouldn´t have happened!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/23/2013 10:45:36 AM     (No. 9134068)

He had 2nd Amendment rights and will now lose them and go to jail. Of course he was also breaking the law by carrying in a "No guns zone" on campus.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/23/2013 10:51:28 AM     (No. 9134091)

I don´t know if the firearm was identified, but I suspect a semiautomatic with the wretched integral trigger safety.
I have been a hunter for almost 70 years(!)
and I am comfortable with all sorts of firearms, but that safety mechanism bothers even as experienced outdoorsman as I am.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/23/2013 10:53:30 AM     (No. 9134096)

Yes #4, I WILL defend his right to have a firearm, right up to the point of him becoming a criminal, which is out of my control, your control, and the 2nd Amendments control.

I´m sure your pithy comment played well over at HuffPo, but let me help you a bit. This shooter has the same rights as you or me, until he forfeits those rights. Now, I do not know if obtained his weapon legally, if he did, then he is a moron, if he didn´t, then he is a criminal moron.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/23/2013 10:55:54 AM     (No. 9134108)

Sounds like a case of Glock-leg. Usually caused by not following safety rules (keeping your finger off the trigger) and carrying without a holster, ala Plaxico Burress.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: laotzu, 1/23/2013 11:00:11 AM     (No. 9134122)

#4.
Scenario 1: Cop stops commuter for "driving while black" because all wrongdoers in the last year have been black. Black Victim network goes full throttle, and the City pays up.

Scenario 2: Progressives argue for gun registration/confiscation/limitations for law abiding citizens because a law abiding citizen with no criminal record may someday chose a life of crime.

What´s the difference?


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Reply 9 - Posted by: geoman, 1/23/2013 11:05:25 AM     (No. 9134136)

One can only hope that a rabbit is at the front of the line as a sworn progressive army door-to-door confiscator.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bevan, 1/23/2013 11:55:50 AM     (No. 9134323)

Rabbits are timid creatures

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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/23/2013 12:16:00 PM     (No. 9134396)

I don´t see why other gun owner rights should be annulled because this guy is a criminal. Criminals were being put in jail and left there. States have been adjusting their budgets by letting them out and not putting them in jail. Obama has said zero about crime and punishment. Obama punishes the innocent and wants to release the Guantanamo bunch into the U.S. population.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 1/23/2013 12:22:44 PM     (No. 9134408)

Photo shows a remarkable resemblance to a young Trayvon.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TexaTucky, 1/23/2013 12:28:27 PM     (No. 9134424)

When a rabbits consistently goad you into chasing them, you have to wonder who´s the hunter.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 1/23/2013 1:17:00 PM     (No. 9134553)

Somebody please explain to me why this even got national attention. A one time loser got into an argument with someone else, several shots were fired included a obviously accidental self inflicted one. It seems that Lash larue had misdemeanor marijuana possession offense and oops was not supposed to have a gun in his posession in the first place. It also seems Lash was not a good shot at all and even managed to shoot himself when securing his shooting iron into his pants. I wonder if he was wearing a hoodie?

It was obviously not an active shooting, clearly a entrepreneurial pharmaceutical dispute or perhaps a simple dissing episode that got out of control. So why did this get national attention? Ohh, of course it involved the word school campus (head slap).

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