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2 killed, 7 injured in church shooting

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by slappy4428, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    One sick motherfucker...


    Church shooting: 2nd victim dies; authorities search accused man's house

    By Bob Fowler (Contact), Don Jacobs (Contact), Amy McRary (Contact), Frank Munger (Contact), J.J. Stambaugh (Contact)
    Originally published 11:01 a.m., July 27, 2008
    Updated 08:23 p.m., July 27, 2008

    A second victim has died from this morning's shooting at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church.

    Linda Kraeger, 61, died this evening at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, according to City of Knoxville spokesman Randy Kenner.

    She attended Westside Unitarian Universalist Church in Farragut and was visiting the Kingston Pike to watch the children's play.

    A church member, Greg McKendry, 60, was killed when he confronted the gunman as he entered the church.

    Jim D. Adkisson, 58, of Powell has been charged with first-degree in the death of McKendry.

    http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2008/jul/27/church-shooting-leaves-several-injured/
     
  2. Get ready for a week's worth of cable TV ruminating on the motivation behind some redneck shooting up what they'll likely call an "unconventional" church.

    I'm not sure what's worse for America, guns or religion.
     
  3. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Judgmental people who are intolerant of others trumps both.
     
  4. So, religion?
     
  5. JakeandElwood

    JakeandElwood Well-Known Member

    Exactly.
     
  6. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    religion is Secretariat in that race to hell
     
  7. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Wait, it gets better.

    The shooter hates liberals and targeted the Unitarians because of the denomination's liberal social stance., according to the Knoxville police chief.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080728/ap_on_re_us/church_shooting_35
     
  8. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    But what's odd is that he also seemed to hate Christians ...

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25872864
     
  9. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    Anybody want to bet on what time Pat Robertson says the people in this church had it coming to them?
     
  10. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Pat Robertson may have said some dumb things in his life, and he's probably got more dumb things to say in his future, but I think I'll take your bet.
     
  11. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    I'll say between 8 and 9 p.m., on O'Reilly.
     
  12. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    A lot of people hate liberals. A lot of those people probably own guns. Thankfully 99.99999.... percent of them don't get the idea to do this.
     
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