Skip to comments.Lawyer of stabbings suspect Alex Hribal: 'All the students liked him'
Posted on 04/10/2014 9:36:22 AM PDT by BenLurkin
It would seem no one saw it coming -- not his parents, not students at his school.
Described by his lawyer as "a typical young kid" who has "never been in trouble," 16-year-old Alex Hribal shocked the people in his life and the nation Wednesday when he allegedly went on a rampage at his high school in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, stabbing or slashing 20 students and a security officer.
No one knows yet what might have motivated the attack.
But pieces of Hribal's story are starting to come together, so far painting a portrait of a teenage boy no one ever expected to show such violence.
"He's a typical young kid. He's a B+ student. The family is like Ozzie and Harriet. They have dinner together every night," said his attorney, Patrick Thomassey.
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Always the quiet ones...
I realize that one never looks one’s best when being arrested on charges of attempted mass murder, but still - this kid looks like there’s something seriously wrong with him.
Look at the eyes and blank stare. Same we saw on Adam Lanza and many others in recent times.
Willing to bet that it eventually comes out that he was being treated for depression and on medication.
Was he on Ritalin or Zoloft? Look up the side effects of drugs like this, taken by millions of children with immature brains. It’s a wonder there isn’t a violent incident in a school every day of the year.
I still have trouble understanding how this could happen.
Its probably the look of oh wait this isn’t a computer game, this is real.
No 5h!t, whats he gonna say, that the kid is a demon seed that needs to be lobotomized?
Good Lord, look at the pic, this kid has obviously got serious issues. Where's the parent(s)?
My thoughts too.
But - the blank stare could also just be the fact that he’s scared sh*tless right now, maybe just coming to grips with the magnitude of the crapstorm he created.
Speculation, is all we have until the facts come out. Something snapped him, and we’ll find out.
Freaky picture, though. That’s a haunting face.
“being treated for depression and on medication.”
Or stopped taking said medication.
Maybe Dr. Phil can help.
Anything’s possible, friend.
How can a mother strap her kids into the family Toyota, and drive it into a lake?
How can another young mother drown her children in the bathtub, one by one?
There only explanation is “Sh*t happens” because evil exists in the minds and hearts of people.
The malevolence side of our culture used to be hidden and seldom spoken of, particularly in front of children. But now, thanks to Obama and his crew of liberals, homosexuality, perversion, drugs are all right out in public view.
Children are not only not shielded, they are targeted with schools telling them how to embrace their immature sexual urges.
Schools that used to tell children to avoid strangers will soon be telling them that it is a stranger's right to molest them because said stranger was simply born that way.
That well may be so. I think that the fly in the ointment was that he did not like all of the students.
Liberal society as a whole is demon possessed...and they think it is perfectly normal and recommend it to all.
So he wasn't bullied?
“He’s a typical young kid. He’s a B+ student. The family is like Ozzie and Harriet. They have dinner together every night,” said his attorney, Patrick Thomassey.
Well, lets see what the neighbors and other students in the school say, this lawyer sounds like he’s trying just a little bit too hard to me.
it is their...”norm”
he doesn’t look like a big kid.....were there no football players or wrestlers or farm boys to knock this guy down before he attacked all those people?
Maybe if we weren’t busy creating victims someone might have tackled the kid and ended it a lot sooner.
When I was in school back in the 80s some idiot tried stabbing a girl in the hallway. In the space of about 3 seconds he slashed her arm and raised the knife over his head to stab her and had a half dozen students on top of him on the ground.
Really a no-information article. Naturally the defense lawyer is going to paint the kid as nice and normal, and the police are going to keep quiet.
Just about ever story I’ve ever seen about school killings and violence starts out this way. No one expected it. This was a nice, normal kid. We don’t understand what happened.
Then, maybe, the reasons why it happened come out, bit by bit, over the next few months and years.
He’s over prescribed on meds
Setting it up for a pharmaceutical angle to the trial.
“...Maybe if we werent busy creating victims...”
No “we” about it. All you can do is teach YOUR kids (as I taught mine) to fight back, always. I understand your point, but it’s not “we” - it’s liberal/progressive PC crap, foisted by liberal/progressives.
And yes, when I was in HS back in the 70s, if something like this had occurred in my old school, that kid would have been on the bottom of a dog pile of any junior and senior varsity football players within arm’s length, and he probably would not have walked away from it.
Different times, with different people, friend.
Thankfully he didn’t use a gun, otherwise all network news channels would be forced to cover it 24/7 for at least 2 weeks
I saw one of the victims on the news this morning saying he didn’t know if he could go back to that school. My parents would have let me stay home till the doctor released me to go back and I’d have gone back to school.
I’m afraid that parents who raise emotionally strong children are a pretty small minority these days.
When I can’t stop diddlin’ I just take my Ridlin!
It helps my 80HD!!!/S
“...My parents would have let me stay home till the doctor released me...”
My old man would have made me stitch myself back up and walk back to class... He was WWII Airborne and didn’t have a lot of patience! Hahah!
Who cares what he appeared to be? He revealed who he is, and the monster that he is needs to be locked up and never see the light of day.
Of course. Everyone hated him because he was so popular.
Wasn’t that the same drug that the Columbine idiots were on when they shot up the school there?
But again... there’s nothing right now saying this kid was on anything.
Couple days, we’ll find out. Until then, it’s all speculation.
“he doesnt look like a big kid.....were there no football players or wrestlers or farm boys to knock this guy down before he attacked all those people?”
Apparently one kid DID try and stop him just after he stabbed the first kid in the stomach, but he slashed the face of the kid who tried to stop him. Check out some of the early press reports from Pittsburgh and the account is there.
There were never any incidents on our campus. We knew we'd be in big trouble if those knives were ever unsheathed (in malice).
“Freaky picture, though. Thats a haunting face.”
There are lots of pictures of me that are the same-—I’d hate to be judged by one pic.
I wonder if he watches The Following?
“I wonder if he watches The Following?”
I tried to watch it but it was non-stop evil.
Not so much anymore.
“...Id hate to be judged by one pic...”
I meant THAT specific picture. He looks sort of like he’s suddenly realizing how far up sh*t creek he is.
Not a good place to be.
Maybe not. He may have had an over-protective mother (like Adam Lanza’s mother) who prevented him from getting any treatment.
Believe me, I knew somebody like this.
So, he was bullied?
I think far too often, in our sophisticated society, we overlook this distinct possibility in cases of horrendous crimes such as this.
No one can say "the devil made me do it" as possession by demonic forces can only occur, if a person gives permission...for those things to take control. None-the-less spirits of evil simply want to destroy people, and will push willing-victims into mental illness, and will use such victims to harm and even murder others.
Here's a good summary of what is translated "demon possession" in the bible. I know nothing about this guy's other teachings, but this post is sound.
Is that for real!?!?!?
Duct Tape... and Staples.
The CHEAP kind, that rust...
(and we were THANKFUL for the rust!)
That look is troubling. I think the truth simply hasn’t come out.