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Gunman storms Topeka Kansas hospital
BNO breaking news ^ | 07/12/09 | BNO

Posted on 07/12/2009 11:50:15 AM PDT by Mmogamer

BULLETIN -- GUNMAN STORMS TOPEKA, KANSAS HOSPITAL


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gunman
Thats what it says
1 posted on 07/12/2009 11:50:15 AM PDT by Mmogamer
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To: Mmogamer
Amsterdam

Is that near Topeka?

Lotta folks gettin' shot up in Topeka on Sundays lately.

2 posted on 07/12/2009 11:52:49 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Owl_Eagle

Amsterdam is the next breaking news,,,


3 posted on 07/12/2009 11:55:56 AM PDT by Mmogamer (<This space for lease>)
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To: Mmogamer

How does a force of one storm a hospital.....

Just wonderin’???


4 posted on 07/12/2009 11:56:03 AM PDT by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: Mmogamer

http://news.bnonews.com/gfta more info


5 posted on 07/12/2009 11:56:57 AM PDT by Mmogamer (<This space for lease>)
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To: Mmogamer

Standoff at VA Hospital in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Authorities are at the scene of what has been described as a hostage situation at the main building of the Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center in Topeka.

-snip-

http://www.kwch.com/Global/story.asp?S=10712954


6 posted on 07/12/2009 11:59:01 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: nevergore

lol I thought the same


7 posted on 07/12/2009 12:01:29 PM PDT by Ancient Drive (will)
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To: Mmogamer
A SWAT team and hostage negotiators have been sent to the hospital, and an ambulance is on standby.

Irony; pure and simple irony.

If it isn't to late, prayers that it ends without any deaths or serious injuries.

8 posted on 07/12/2009 12:07:51 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (The mob got President Barabbas; America got shafted)
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To: Mmogamer

Could this be another “disgruntled veteran” who is proving Janet Napolitano’s thesis correct (that these people are domestic terrorists)?

If undercover FBI (& others) have been involved in providing “fake” explosives to would-be terrorists, who is to say that other undercover operatives could not be providing “encouragement” to people that will “step across the line” & perpetrate actions like these?

I won’t go so far as to call this fellow a “useful idiot”, but it certainly appears that he will indeed be “useful”.


9 posted on 07/12/2009 12:09:07 PM PDT by HotLead61 (Death as a Free Man is much preferred to "life" as a slave)
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To: Mmogamer

Probably in an SUV with an Assault Weapon.


10 posted on 07/12/2009 12:11:36 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie
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To: Slings and Arrows

From the link:

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the gunman surrendered around 1:45pm Sunday afternoon. The paper reports the gunman ejected rounds from his weapon in exchange for cigarettes.

Police arrested the man. No one was hurt.


11 posted on 07/12/2009 12:17:16 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (Anarchy IS the strategy of the forces of darkness!)
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To: nevergore

***How does a force of one storm a hospital.....

Just wonderin’???***

A gun free zone!


12 posted on 07/12/2009 12:34:23 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (La commedia e' finita!. Now it's serious!)
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To: TEXOKIE

***The paper reports the gunman ejected rounds from his weapon in exchange for cigarettes.***

I knew Obama’s cigarette tax would create havoc!


13 posted on 07/12/2009 12:37:57 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (La commedia e' finita!. Now it's serious!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

For true irony, the cops should take him to a smoke-free jail.


14 posted on 07/12/2009 12:39:50 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: Travis McGee
ping
15 posted on 07/12/2009 12:41:41 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - Obama is basically Jim Jones with a teleprompter)
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To: TEXOKIE
The paper reports the gunman ejected rounds from his weapon in exchange for cigarettes.

Now that is an addiction!

Got to get that monkey off your back.

16 posted on 07/12/2009 12:42:04 PM PDT by Pontiac (Your message here.)
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To: Pontiac; TEXOKIE
The paper reports the gunman ejected rounds from his weapon in exchange for cigarettes.

Now that is an addiction!

Got to get that monkey off your back.

I hope it was the police and not a hospital employed security guard that gave him the cigs... If a hospital employee gives someone cigs, they can be fired! I saw it happen once!

Mark

17 posted on 07/12/2009 1:24:05 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: MarkL
If a hospital employee gives someone cigs, they can be fired! I saw it happen once!

Most anywhere else I would think that would be over the top.

But considering the amount of pure oxygen that can be found in a hospital I think that is not an inappropriate act by management.

Hospitals used to have special rooms for staff and patients to smoke but now most hospitals make their employees leave hospital grounds to smoke

How incredibly stupid. Make your employ walk off your property on company time to smoke.

Mostly they walk out to the curb of the road. So if they get hit by a car the company is liable because they are on company time.

18 posted on 07/12/2009 1:37:08 PM PDT by Pontiac (Your message here.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

“....I knew Obama’s cigarette tax would create havoc...”

Blame Obama?


19 posted on 07/12/2009 1:40:16 PM PDT by Former MSM Viewer
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To: ApplegateRanch

It usually takes the SWAT team an hour to get there and set up all their fancy equipment. By that time, the shooting is over and they can go in and pick up the bodies. So much for police protection.


20 posted on 07/12/2009 1:46:50 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX
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To: nevergore

My thoughts exactly — what a odd headline.


21 posted on 07/12/2009 2:28:53 PM PDT by BenLurkin ("A new Dark Ages made all the more terrible and prolonged by the sinister powers of science.")
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To: Pontiac
In this case, there was a nurses aide that was fired... A patient left the hospital to go have a smoke. He actually left the building and walked more than a block to a bus stop. He asked the nurses aide for a light, which she gave him. He was in his street clothes, though a nurse who was looking for him pointed out the fact that he was still wearing his bracelet, but I guess she didn't notice it. She was fired for lighting his cigarette.

Mark

22 posted on 07/12/2009 3:54:40 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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