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Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 9

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Angola!, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    Guy gets divorced last week, it wasn't amicable.

    Instead of dealing with it like normal people do - through counseling, drinking, excercising or whatever else - he dresses up as Santa and goes to his ex-in-laws' house and wreaks havoc.

    Dressed up as a Santa, he appeared to be carrying a big present. He knocks, an 8-year-old answers and he shoots her in the face. Killed six, including his ex-wife and her parents.

    In the big box that looks like a present? Some sort of home-made device that sprays lighter fluid everywere. The house burns to the ground, with flames shooting 40 feet in the air and 25 people scattering everywhere.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081226/ap_on_re_us/santa_shooting


    This is one messed up story.
     
  2. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 6

    "It was not an amicable divorce."

    No shit.
     
  3. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 6

    The headline on the AP story now says he killed seven, but the story says six. Maybe they are counting him as the seventh?
     
  4. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 6

    Wow, now it says he killed eight plus himself.

    This is getting worse.
     
  5. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 6

    Update is now 8 dead plus himself... more bodies found in the rubble of the fire.

    Sickening.
     
  6. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 8

    What kind of device could he have possibly used to spray flammable liquid?

    Awful. Just awful
     
  7. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 8

    Here is the LA Times story:

    http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-santa-shooting26-2008dec26,0,6505439.story
     
  8. Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 8

    I consider myself to be pretty thick-skinned.

    Reading this story, however, shakes me to the core.
     
  9. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 8

    And the depressed coward takes his own life following mayhem, per the usual.
     
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 8

    No shit... gutless fucker
     
  11. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 8

    Read this story earlier today before any deaths were confirmed.

    Just got on the net for the first time in a few hours only to see this.

    Holy shit.
     
  12. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    Re: Man dresses up as Santa, kills at least 8

    Holy fuck. That is insane.
     
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