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    Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooting

    Shots Fired at Fort Lauderdale Airport - CBS News

    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/shots-fi...rdale-airport/
    Didn't know that was a thing...

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    They are saying the shooter is in custody. White guy, probably?
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    How the hell did he get through with a gun, seems security was lax ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pkstracy View Post
    How the hell did he get through with a gun, seems security was lax ?
    That's what I want to know!

    I'm listening to HLN; they're saying five people are dead and the airport shut down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Upset View Post
    They are saying the shooter is in custody. White guy, probably?
    Esteban Santiago. sorry, doesn't sound all that white. Maybe next time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pkstracy View Post
    How the hell did he get through with a gun, seems security was lax ?
    Happened in a baggage claim, which don't require security check points

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    Baggage claim is the most vulnerable area if you just want to walk in and mow people down. Unless there is a spat of weather related delays, then it's crowded everywhere. There will be a day when it will be a necessary change to the basic airport model. Screening of everybody that walks through the front door. Air Cargo is another weak point for access to the ramp area.
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    looks like another ISIS inspired shooting

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...d-Airport.html


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    *sighs*

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    Inspired, but I think it potentially goes deeper. His brother was on the news saying he had major PTSD from the war, and even sought government help an care. He was hospitalized and treated for four days and released. Four days does't fix PTSD. Afte that he was ignored.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikemgmve View Post
    Inspired, but I think it potentially goes deeper. His brother was on the news saying he had major PTSD from the war, and even sought government help an care. He was hospitalized and treated for four days and released. Four days does't fix PTSD. Afte that he was ignored.
    Establishing a mental-health defense in advance, because gosh darn it, he didn't want to die after all the fun of killing, like most of the rest of such shooters (with whatever motive)?
    Plus he gets to blame government bureaucracy on top of it.

    I'm getting more and more cynical but I can totally see this happening.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cash View Post
    Wow, his manner couldn't have been any more casual when he started shooting. Scary.
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    My coworker was there. They had to lay motionless after throwing their luggage over top of their children.
    I can't even imagine how terrifying that would be

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    Santiago pleads not guilty - this guy appears to be mentally ill. More like Jared Loughner than any political motivation

    http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/F...412127903.html

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    the shooter pleads guilty - life in prison, no death penalty

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/for...430-story.html

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    What is wrong with people?? My heart goes out to all the innocent victims that were involved in this. It's happening way to often these days... RIP....

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