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Two Army recruiters shot in Little Rock

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Inky_Wretch, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Suspect might have had an explosive device in his vehicle too. Recruiters are both in "serious" condition.

  2. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Jesus. What the hell is wrong with people?
  3. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Some left-wing kook who hates the military.
  4. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Someone should fix that ...
  5. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    So the guy just told them to get out of there?
  6. spup1122

    spup1122 New Member

    One of the recruiters died, according to KATV.
  7. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

  8. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Not cool at all. Try having at least a little respect instead of politicizing this.

    My heart goes out to the families of both recruiters. Not much else you can say, really.
  9. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    This just in

    I got a dollar that says this is gang-related.
  10. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    (USA TODAY) A Muslim convert who said he was opposed to the U.S. military shot two soldiers outside an Arkansas recruiting station, killing one of the soldiers, police said Monday.
    "This individual appears to have been upset with the military, the Army in particular, and that's why he did what he did," Little Rock Police Lt. Terry Hastings said in a phone interview.
    "He has converted to Muslim here in the past few years," Hastings said. "To be honest we're not completely clear on what he was upset about. He had never been in the military."
    Hastings identified the man in custody as Carlos Bledsoe, 24, of Little Rock, who was going by the name of Abdul Hakim Mujahid Muhammad. He did not have further details. The names of the soldiers were not released, nor was the condition of the wounded soldier.
  11. jps

    jps Active Member

    guy deserves whatever the court's have in store for him. let him rot.
  12. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Wow. I really didn't expect this to be the case and hoped it wouldn't be.

    I figured it would turn out to be something personal, not political/religious.
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