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1 killed in suburban Cleveland school shooting

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by slappy4428, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A gunman opened fire inside a high school cafeteria at the start of the school day Monday, killing one student and wounding four others, authorities said. A suspect — believed to be a student — was arrested a short distance away.
    The suspect was taken into custody near his car a half-mile from the suburban Cleveland school, the FBI said.

    http://www.freep.com/article/20120227/NEWS07/120227013/Ohio-high-school-bloodshed-1-dead-4-wounded-gunman-opens-fire-cafeteria
    http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/index.html
     
  2. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Glad they got the guy alive. It will be interesting to see what sort of bullying (if indeed that is the case) pushed him to this extreme.
     
  3. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    That's an incredibly large, unsupported assumption.
     
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Not really suburban Cleveland. It's a small town 30 miles east of downtown Cleveland and surrounded by farmland. Around 12 miles from the outskirts of the real eastern suburbs of Cleveland. About 1,100 in the school.

    Initial reports indicate that the dude was mad someone was dating his ex-gf. He supposedly posted a pic of himself with guns and a sign saying this was coming up today on his Twitter account last night.

    Depending on who is spelling it, name of kid who died is either exact same or one letter off of name of kid shot and killed at Northern Illinois University in Feb. 2008.
     
  5. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Pic of kid with guns going around is not the shooter.
     
  6. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Rick, CBS Radio has reported on their news now that students have said that the shooter was an outcast and was reportedly bullied.
     
  7. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Students are always going to say that. And reporters are always going to ask questions that get students to say that. It's the default explanation.
     
  8. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    So many details to come out on this, but if someone wants to go to a school and kill someone with a gun, the only question to ask is how many people will be hurt or killed.

    That's a terrifying thing to think about, but it's the honest truth.
     
  9. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    The early reports were that the Columbine punks were bullied and that was slowly proven to be false. The one kid was crazier than a shithouse rat.
     
  10. Gehrig

    Gehrig Active Member

    Do you think he should be tried as a juvenile or an adult?
     
  11. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    There's a possibility the kid's dad had a checkered criminal past. Saw some court records for a person at the home address the cops are searching. Attempted murder, kidnapping, assault charges from back in 2002.
     
  12. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    Not sure what the law is in Ohio, but usually there are certain crimes (murder being one of them) in which juveniles (of at least some age) are automatically tried as adults.
     
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