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    5 dead in Pennsylvania shooting

    At least five people have been killed and several injured in a shooting near Pittsburgh, accoridng to US media.

    Police and paramedics are rushing to the scene, where four women and one man were shot and killed, Reuters reports.

    The shooting happened in a residential neighborhood in Wilkinsburg, about 8 miles east of the city, news station WPXI said, adding that the suspects were at large.

    Wilkinsburg shooting: five dead say police sources in latest US gun attack - latest - Telegraph

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    Getting so common now that nobody is interested.

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    I read somewhere today there were 330 mass shootings in the US last year. Almost a daily occurrence. Don't know what constitutes "mass", but probably several...or more.

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    Big country, loads of people and easy access to guns.

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    This is not a looney-tune shooter like Sandy Hook or the Colorado theater, these victims were specifically targeted, and most likely were involved with drugs or some other illegal activity.



    DA says Wilkinsburg ambush that killed six was planned, calculated, brutal
    By Dan Majors and Molly Born / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    The victims of Wednesday night’s horrific shooting at a family cookout in Wilkinsburg never had a chance.

    Investigators said Thursday that two shooters — one armed with a .40-caliber handgun and the other with an assault-style rifle — staked out angles behind a pair of backyard fences just before 11 p.m. and mercilessly gunned down their targets, killing six, including an unborn child, and wounding three.

    Children inside the house at 1304 Franklin Ave. were not injured.

    “[The victims] were herded there on the porch. It was just horrible,” said Chris Taylor, assistant special agent in charge of the Philadelphia Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which is assisting with the investigation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobR
    This is not a looney-tune shooter like Sandy Hook or the Colorado theater, these victims were specifically targeted, and most likely were involved with drugs or some other illegal activity.
    That's ok then.

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    ^A really brutal ambush. Shooter with handgun fired from one side, herding them to the porch area, where another shooter armed with an assault rifle, on the other side of the building, gunned them down, almost all with head shots, when they were jammed on the porch.

    Given the neighborhood, probably drug-related, but some folks damn sure wanted them dead.

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    Some posters like to bang on about how violent and dangerous Thailand is.

    Compared to Seppo land this place is a big giggle.

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