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Alleged East Bay Freeway Snipers Charged With 85 Counts
KTVU.com ^ | Posted: 10:11 pm PDT May 21, 2009,Updated: 10:11 am PDT May 23, 2009 | n/a

Posted on 05/23/2009 2:15:26 PM PDT by Cindy

MARTINEZ, Calif. -- Two men have been charged with 85 counts of assault with a deadly weapon or vandalism in connection with a series of highway shootings in Fremont over the last month, according to Alameda County Deputy District Attorney Danielle London.

London said Shawn Phillip Wagner of Mariposa and Rojelio Samuel Gomez of Fremont, both, 21, are scheduled to be arraigned at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Alameda County Superior Court in Fremont.

California Highway Patrol Sgt. Trent Cross said authorities believe that Wagner and Gomez used a pellet gun in numerous shootings on Interstate Highway 680 between Mission Boulevard and Washington Street in Fremont.

The two men also are allegedly associated with nine isolated incidents on Interstate Highway 880, Cross said.

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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: freewaysnipers; gomez; rojeliogomez; shawnwagner; snipers; terrorists; tm; wagner

1 posted on 05/23/2009 2:15:26 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

“deadly weapon”...”pellet gun”..

I know pellet guns, few are that powerfull.

I want to know what model.


2 posted on 05/23/2009 2:19:57 PM PDT by ChetNavVet (Build It, and they won't come!)
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To: ChetNavVet

If I find an article mentioning the model, I’ll add it on here.


3 posted on 05/23/2009 2:22:19 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: ChetNavVet

I have no problem with this. If it causes someone to lose control of their vehicle, it’s a deadly weapon.


4 posted on 05/23/2009 2:22:46 PM PDT by balch3
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To: Cindy

They were supposedly bored so they starting shooting cars from an overpass.

Very lucky no one was killed.


5 posted on 05/23/2009 2:25:09 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed.)
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To: ChetNavVet

>> I know pellet guns, few are that powerfull.

You could put somebody’s eye out!!

That sounds kinda deadly to me.


6 posted on 05/23/2009 2:39:18 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: Cindy

Pellet guns are dangerous, but regardless of the weapons used, IMO these two punks should very publically be sentenced and do hard time for the benefit of other punks who might be smart enough to draw a lesson.


7 posted on 05/23/2009 2:52:21 PM PDT by VR-21 (The election of Barack Obama was a hate crime.)
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To: Cindy

Wasn’t there once an America in which delinquents shot alley cats instead of cars with their BB guns?

Or was I mistaken?


8 posted on 05/23/2009 3:33:46 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: NormsRevenge
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9 posted on 05/23/2009 3:47:21 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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11 posted on 05/23/2009 6:56:51 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: ChetNavVet

On the local news here they were saying pellet gun and showing BBs. The reporter babe was holding a BB pistol that pumped under the barrel, claiming this was the model used.


12 posted on 05/23/2009 7:04:47 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona....)
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To: Cindy

Don’t tell anybody, but during my early teen years my friends and I went thru a phase where we lobbed dirt clods off the overpass onto cars below.

Stupid, and I’ve regretted it ever since. No accidents resulted, though, and I was 13 not 21.


13 posted on 05/24/2009 6:50:31 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Everyone has a right to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.)
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