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Gunman Attempts To Storm Fort Leonard Wood
US Election News ^ | 5/12/11 | Jillian Curtin

Posted on 05/12/2011 3:29:18 PM PDT by Nachum

According to televised reports from Fox News, a man with an AK-47 attempted to storm the entrance gate to Fort Leonard Wood, two hours from St. Louis Missouri, police and guardsmen responded and chased the suspect who is in custody.

Missouri police identified the gunman as Cody Wilcoxson. According to a spokesman from the military base, where a large number of new recruits complete their Basic Combat Training, Wilcoxson attempted to gain entry to the base earlier this morning at the West Gate and handed over a form of identification, which the guard declined for security purposes. When prompted for another form of ID Wilcoxson apparently drove through the gate, where Military Police chased him until he drove back through a separate gate and regular police took up the chase. According to the breaking news report from Fox News, Wilcoxson was shooting through the driver side window and the sunroof of his vehicle, and headed towards the Missouri University of Science and Technology, which has been locked down since the occurrence. Reports from around 9AM this morning from theschool said that a gunman was seen on campus entering buildings, and then left approximately 15 minutes.

Officers laid down stop sticks and disabled the gunman’s vehicle, which he abandoned and then stole another car, which he also crashed. He is reportedly in custody of the Missouri State Police at this time, and could have been injured on his hand. No motive for the event has been reported as of the time of this writing.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: attempts; fort; gunman; storm

1 posted on 05/12/2011 3:29:25 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

The Base Commander and the Security Officer both need to be relieved of duty immediately. The Security Officer should face court martial for dereliction of duty.

There should be no way, I means absolutely NO WAY that ANYONE makes it into a U.S. military base that easily.

This cretin should have been blown away instantly.


2 posted on 05/12/2011 3:42:21 PM PDT by Ronin ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves" -- Bertrand de Jouve)
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To: Ronin

We had to present our ID outside their usual ‘homes’ in our wallets this week. Guards are doubled at the front gate, but not the back, but they only have handguns. Navy Base...loose lips rule.


3 posted on 05/12/2011 3:48:13 PM PDT by GailA (2012 rally cry DEMOCRATS and RINOS are BAD for the USA!)
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To: Nachum

I noticed national/religion is not given.


4 posted on 05/12/2011 3:49:09 PM PDT by GailA (2012 rally cry DEMOCRATS and RINOS are BAD for the USA!)
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To: Ronin

Yeah, that fool is lucky he didn’t pick Camp Lejune. He could run the gate..maybe.. But he wouldn’t leave.


5 posted on 05/12/2011 3:49:51 PM PDT by devistate one four (United states code 10.311 Militia Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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To: GailA

He’s a white guy who has had many, many run in’s w/ the law.
15 times convicted as youth under 18. he’s about 25 from what I saw on the fox


6 posted on 05/12/2011 3:53:30 PM PDT by devistate one four (United states code 10.311 Militia Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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To: Ronin

Let’s see, no one was injured, the perp is in custody. This is a news article which are notorious for being inaccurate, yet you want people fired. You seem to think bases are fortresses, they are not. I can get on almost any base in this country with a 4 X 4 and a set of bolt cutters.


7 posted on 05/12/2011 3:53:35 PM PDT by MPJackal ("From my cold dead hands.")
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To: GailA
I noticed national/religion is not given.

But the name is:

Cody Wilcoxson

I'm just guessing but Cody is likely not muslim.

8 posted on 05/12/2011 4:07:27 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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To: GailA

Garden variety criminal moron from the looks of it.


9 posted on 05/12/2011 4:10:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: MPJackal

The guards used to just wave us through at Wright Patterson AFB back in the 80s. During the day they were rent-a-cops but they looked a bit more serious after dark.


10 posted on 05/12/2011 4:14:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: MPJackal

I’m former military myself and I know what you’re talking about, but that doesn’t mean I like it and I don’t think it should be that way.

This creature had an AK-47. If he had been Achmed the Awful on a Jihadi mission it could have been another massacre. Anyone who runs the gate at a military base needs to be stopped HARD.


11 posted on 05/12/2011 4:15:17 PM PDT by Ronin ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves" -- Bertrand de Jouve)
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To: cripplecreek
From the thread running in Breaking News...


12 posted on 05/12/2011 4:16:59 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FreeRepublic.com. Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Bright looking, isn’t he?


13 posted on 05/12/2011 4:24:28 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Ronin

This is what happens when you outsource base security to mall cops.


14 posted on 05/12/2011 4:28:52 PM PDT by Domalais
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To: Nachum

I’d say he got further than the average civilian. Good thing he didn’t have back-up and a plan.


15 posted on 05/12/2011 4:40:47 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: John S Mosby

Kind of looks like the guy that shot the Congresswoman in Arizona. Cousin maybe?


16 posted on 05/12/2011 5:02:29 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A

I was just thinking that exact thing. Same stoopid haircut and maniacal look.

I tried to follow my retarded stepson onto Buckley AFB one night several years ago when he was still a Marine. The guys with the M-16s ran us down and pulled their vehicle in front of us to make sure we didn’t get more than 100 feet inside the gate.

I got no problem with that, and I’ll never listen to somebody who tells me to blow off the guards and follow him again.


17 posted on 05/12/2011 5:12:12 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: John S Mosby

A forty watt bulb hooked up to 220V ... let there be light.


18 posted on 05/12/2011 5:14:52 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: GailA

He is white, ex con, Oklahoma.


19 posted on 05/12/2011 5:52:31 PM PDT by askrenr (HOOAH! It's an Army thing.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Is it just me or does this guy have a really large neck? Or maybe a small head? Enquiring minds...


20 posted on 05/12/2011 6:25:31 PM PDT by VoiceOfBruck (Get crazy with the cheese whiz!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Is it just me or does this guy have a really large neck? Or maybe a small head? Enquiring minds...


21 posted on 05/12/2011 6:25:53 PM PDT by VoiceOfBruck (Get crazy with the cheese whiz!)
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To: askrenr

Figured he was a muzzie. Oh, well you have crazies in all colors. Next que is how’d an excon get that fire power. Some one needs to do time for selling it to him. It’s 10 yrs in TN if you do that.


22 posted on 05/12/2011 6:36:00 PM PDT by GailA (2012 rally cry DEMOCRATS and RINOS are BAD for the USA!)
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To: Michael.SF.

Prison’s are prime recruiting grounds.


23 posted on 05/12/2011 6:50:55 PM PDT by GailA (2012 rally cry DEMOCRATS and RINOS are BAD for the USA!)
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To: Grams A

Must be harvesting the latest crop of dumbed down kids with the added bonus of all those “attention deficit disorder” drugs during the formative years. It’s that characteristic lights on nobody home look, imo.


24 posted on 05/12/2011 7:23:41 PM PDT by Freedom4US
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To: askrenr

Ya must be, he has weak sauce charges here in Missouri..

https://www.courts.mo.gov/casenet/cases/nameSearch.do


25 posted on 05/12/2011 9:51:26 PM PDT by Molon Labbie
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To: Ronin
i was station at Ft Leonard Wood (FLW) a few years ago. In face I still have a house there if anyone is looking to buy one. It is a nice house. They do have Dept of the Army Security Guards at the gates to augment the MP’s there. They are pretty well trained. The main gate is at the end of a long straight strip of the main road in St Robert/Waynesville. They OFTEN have drunks that head down that road with no idea the access control point is there. There are others that get confused when they hit the gate. Some of these yahoos run the gate. Can you imagine if the guard shot some elderly confused driver or some lost drunk? The gate has procedures if someone runs the gate. There is no major facility for over a mile. And FLW is the home of the Military Police. Things happened as designed. I understand your point on stopping the guy hard, but in the current PC climate that just ain't going to happen.
26 posted on 05/12/2011 10:07:44 PM PDT by MPJackal ("From my cold dead hands.")
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To: Ronin

Obviously an “army of one.”


27 posted on 05/12/2011 10:12:03 PM PDT by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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