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    Six dead in US as nutter goes crazy with gun (again).

    Sky News US Team, In Los Angeles
    A suspect has been killed by police after a shooting spree that spread across a Southern California city and onto a college campus, leaving "at least" six people dead.
    Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks said the incident began just before noon on Friday when emergency calls reported shots fired and a house on fire.
    Upon arriving at the scene, they found a home engulfed in flames, and the bodies of at least two adult men inside.
    A woman was also found shot in the arm in a car outside the home and was taken to hospital.
    Chief Seabrooks said the shooting continued as the suspect car-jacked a vehicle and travelled westward from that scene toward Santa Monica College, randomly shooting and killing several people on the way.
    The suspect sprayed a city bus with gunfire, injuring at least one woman on board, and shot at several other cars as he made his way onto the community college campus.
    The man shot at a police car and at officers before being chased into the school's library, where they engaged in a shootout and the suspect was shot.
    Police moved him outside of the building, where he died.
    One woman was shot on the campus.
    Chief Seabrooks said the unidentified suspect, dressed in black combat-style clothing, was armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.
    He is described as a white male between the ages of 25 and 35.
    A second "person of interest" was arrested and remains in custody as police try to determine what role, if any, he played in the shooting spree.
    Chief Seabrooks said six people were dead in all, including one person who died in hospital. Several other shooting victims remain hospitalised.
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center confirmed they received three victims, one of which was the deceased victim. One other is undergoing surgery, and another is in serious but stable condition.
    The campus was put on an immediate lockdown after the shooting, and other schools in the area were closed off as well.
    The situation unfolded about three miles (5km) from where President Barack Obama was appearing at a fundraiser, but the Secret Service said the incident did not affect his trip aside from his motorcade route being slightly altered.
    Santa Monica College, which has a total enrollment of 34,000 students, is in the middle of final exams.
    Student Isamar Ortiz said he was in the campus' library when shots rang out.
    "We didn't know what it was until somebody started screaming and saying that there was shooting and when we heard that there was shooting we just immediately got up and got out of the building," he said.
    "Everyone just rushed outside and we didn't know what was going on until they told us there was a shooting in the front of the library."
    Another student, Chad Lazzari, described the scene in the library as chaotic.
    "As soon as people realised it was gunshots and it was real there was immediately a lot of panic. One of the doors wouldn't open so a lot of kids were panicking against a locked door and funnelled around to the other side," Mr Lazzari said.
    A woman who was on the bus that was shot told KTLA that a man got out of a car as the bus was stopped at a red light and began shooting across the driver's side.
    She said the passengers began screaming and dropped to the floor, and that one female passenger was hit.

    Sky News : Santa Monica Shooting: Six Dead, Five Hurt

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    It seems now to be a norm! Pissed off at the world, go and kill a few and even the score. I wonder where next weeks slaughter will be?

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    Most of these guys aren't crazy at all... They're plain and simple losers who are set on achieving two things 1. Making some sort of statement and 2. Getting their name in the paper.

    If found to in fact not be mentally ill they should just go straight in front of a firing squad.

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    Latest news has revised the number to 5 killed, including the gunman.

    BBC News - Five dead in Santa Monica shooting rampage


    I thought California had the strictest gun control in the US and Assault-style rifles were not permitted....

    There are learners, slow learners and those that simply don't want to learn....

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    While guns make it easier to kill, and rapid fire guns make it easier to kill many quickly, the knife murder of the brit soldier last week shows how it has become a social norm to an increasing number to make a statement by instantly committing mass murder, or an horrendous act that instantly gets world coverage.

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    i blame people for all of it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nokturnal
    Most of these guys aren't crazy at all... They're plain and simple losers who are set on achieving two things 1. Making some sort of statement and 2. Getting their name in the paper.
    Apparently almost all who do this are on that Ritalin shit or some other prescibed drug. Always found it disgusting the way America has made it acceptable to dope up their kids rather than take them to the park or actually engage, mentor and teach them.

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    ho hum another gun killing in America .

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