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´I give up! I give up!´:
Dramatic moment three hero
students took down crazed
man after he knifed FIFTEEN
people in mass stabbing at Texas
college - then posted pictures
of themselves on Instagram

Daily Mail (UK), by James Nye

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Posted By:JoniTx, 4/9/2013 9:47:25 PM

Three students bravely subdued a classmate who went on a stabbing frenzy at a Houston community college today - and then promptly posted pictured of their heroism online. The student, named in local reports as Dylan Quick and pictured by broadcaster KHOU.com, is suspected of knifing 15 people this morning at Lone Star College campus. Steven Maida, Erik Bertrand and another student named James managed to wrestle the armed man to the floor and waited for law enforcement to arrive. And in a very modern take on heroism, Maida posted a picture of the suspect onto his Instagram account,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kathleentexas, 4/9/2013 9:51:40 PM     (No. 9267783)

If someone was armed, the number of victims may have been much lower.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: raspberry, 4/9/2013 10:02:04 PM     (No. 9267790)

OK. When we finish off guns we´ll go to knives. Get the libs revved up.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: reddfroge, 4/9/2013 10:03:50 PM     (No. 9267793)

can not wait for the Libs to explain THIS attack

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MindMadeUp, 4/9/2013 10:04:30 PM     (No. 9267794)

I demand immediate congressional action! Clearly a whole new set of knife control laws are needed in order to protect our children from being knifed in the halls of their schools. Let´s require every household containing a knife to list and register all such potential weapons. Every supermarket and kitchen supply store must do background checks on every knife purchaser. And assault (scary looking) knives must be banned outright.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 4/9/2013 10:08:43 PM     (No. 9267796)

Must have been using a large-capacity knife. Fortunately, as Rep DeGette knows, it is used up now and can´t be used again.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 4/9/2013 10:19:53 PM     (No. 9267801)

We now know the assailant was using a semi-automatic assault knife with a large clip (better to put it on your belt) and might have secluded it in a magazine.

There you have all the elements for out-of-control knife violence to which some common-sense measures need to be enacted.

I´ll be getting on my jet and flying off to campaign for common-sense assault knife control laws immediately!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 4/9/2013 11:20:27 PM     (No. 9267835)

Ban! Ban! Ban! He went total Bate´s Motel on them. We can´t have this we need laws, legislation and regulations. Background checks and loopholes need to be closed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: miceal, 4/10/2013 12:27:45 AM     (No. 9267879)

Sorry, but I would not have given him an "I give up" pass....

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/10/2013 1:10:46 AM     (No. 9267891)

One more time, are they going to study why young men in this age group resort to mass killing (and stabbing)instead of changing laws ?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PChristopher, 4/10/2013 4:56:32 AM     (No. 9267963)

I think should immediately outlaw all of these Assault Knives and Combat-Like Knives...for the Chilrun!!!! (Sarcasm off)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: provide, 4/10/2013 5:01:35 AM     (No. 9267966)

I got the idea he was an animal rights activist and carried a stuffed toy animal. The building probably had biology classes, did dissection and had scalpels on the tables. He was avenging the animal subjects. I doubt if anything like the motive will be aired by Wolf Blitzer.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: LadyVet, 4/10/2013 8:49:06 AM     (No. 9268213)

As far as I know, it is illegal to carry a gun on a college campus these days. Years ago, when the first mass shooting happened at the Univ of Texas, students had hunting rifles on campus and fired back. But now, colleges are a "gun free zone" so that only the criminal and the crazed have them.

I wish the DM had spent less time reporting the pictures taken aferwards and more time about the students taking action against the crazed student to stop him before the police got there. I noticed that the description of the security guards was that they were moving "slowly" and were NOT the ones to subdue the lunatic. I guess they were also subject to the "gun free" rules and were not much "security" at all.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mickturn, 4/10/2013 10:18:21 AM     (No. 9268366)

The only thing missing was the perpetrators knife in his chest and the saviors boots on his head!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Mike43, 4/10/2013 12:31:43 PM     (No. 9268688)

I expect this from Texans. In 1963, when the University of Texas Tower Shooter started firing, it was civilians shooting their personal weapons that kept his head down, until the police could climb the stairs and rush him.

Nice to see we still have that same spirit.

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