10 shot, killed in south Ala. towns; shooter dead

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    full article: 10 shot, killed in south Ala. towns; shooter dead

    SAMSON, Ala. (AP) - A gunman on a terrifying rampage across two southern Alabama counties killed at least nine people Tuesday, including members of his own family and apparent strangers, and burned down his mother's home before shooting himself at a metals plant, authorities said.



    note the comments of the people about having no time to react..how it was sudden and shocking then over.
     
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    I heard a radio report of a man in the town who said this bloke was just calmly driving down the street shooting at people. What a frigging nightmare that is for the cops and of course for the citizenry.
     
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    lost job, too.
     
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    I guess it's a good thing that everyone who's lost their job isn't using that as an excuse to do mass murder isn't it?
     
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    And I'm sure he got this gun completely legally, right?
     
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    As we all know, you don't become a mass murderer just because you lost your job. Unless, of course, you worked for Starbucks.
     
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    Not sure where that came from. But if someone is already unstable, losing his job can't be helpful as we saw here and in the past.
     
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    Are you seriously trying to imply that it's his employer's fault?
     
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    Yet another joke:

    Starbucks Worker Shoots Self in Leg
     

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