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megimoo
03-30-2009, 12:30 PM
CARTHAGE, N.C. A single shot from a decorated police officer stopped a gunman's rampage through a North Carolina nursing home, ending a slaughter that left eight people dead and three more wounded, police said Monday. Carthage Police Chief Chris McKenzie said Monday the gunman may have targeted the home because his estranged wife, whom he did not name, works there. ... Authorities said Robert Stewart, 45, went on a terrifying rampage in the Pinelake Health and Rehab center on Sunday morning, killing seven residents and a nurse and wounding three other people. He was stopped by a single shot... snip

Carthage Police Chief Chris McKenzie said Monday the gunman may have targeted the home because his estranged wife, whom he did not name, works there. He said Monday he believed the couple were recently separated, but acknowledged he didn't yet know many more details about her.Authorities said Robert Stewart, 45, went on a terrifying rampage in the Pinelake Health and Rehab center on Sunday morning, killing seven residents and a nurse and wounding three other people.

He was stopped by a single shot to the chest fired by Justin Garner, a decorated police officer responding to a 911 call. Stewart wounded Garner three times in the leg as they traded gunfire in a hallway, McKenzie said.
"Whether he realizes it now, he will hopefully realize someday how many lives he has saved," McKenzie said, adding: "A lot more lives would have been lost, I honestly feel, had he not done what he did. For certain."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090330/ap_on_re_us/nursing_home_shooting_31

noonwitch
03-30-2009, 01:29 PM
Officer Garner is a hero. The bastard shot him, and he still kept pursuing him.


What kind of a nutjob goes on a killing spree in a nursing home?

megimoo
03-30-2009, 01:44 PM
Officer Garner is a hero. The bastard shot him, and he still kept pursuing him.


What kind of a nutjob goes on a killing spree in a nursing home?
His mind snapped .Some are very loosely wrapped and it doesn't take much !