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Elementary school shooting victims' memorial cut short - bomb threat

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Tom Petty, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty New Member

    Jesus Christ

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — Several hundred mourners packed a Newtown church Sunday morning for an emotional memorial to the victims of Friday's mass shooting — but a second mass was abruptly canceled by a telephone “threat” to the house of worship.
    Father Ignacio Ortigas, a reverend at the church, said an anonymous caller threatened to come "finish the job because the other guy didn't," a chilling reference to Adam Lanza's killing spree at a local elementary school that left 20 children and six adults dead.
    "It was very sick and disturbing," Ortigas said.

    Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/hundreds-mourn-victims-newtown-memorial-service-article-1.1221487#ixzz2FFujyacw
  2. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    The scary part is he he whack job who made the threat is out on the loose. That's just sickl
  3. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    At least he didn't use the threat of a gun.

    There are already enough demagogues on the gun issue running loose, no need to give them more fodder.
  4. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    He didn't use the threat of a gun? Sure looks like he did to me. If he said he was coming to finish the job that the other guy couldn't finish, he's vowing to copy the perp's work, isn't he?
  5. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    No, seemed like a bomb threat.
  6. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty New Member

    wow. empathy abound here.
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