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Gunman reported on campus at Rochester Institute of Technology
Fox News ^ | Mar 16, 2012

Posted on 03/16/2012 6:22:53 AM PDT by Lazamataz

A person with a gun was reported on campus at the Rochester Institute of Technology on Friday, and students were ordered to stay indoors, the university said.

"Shelter in place and stay indoors. Person allegedly with rifle spotted outside Kate Gleason residence hall," the university said on its website. The university advised people in the area of the residence hall to stay indoors until further notice.

There were no reports of shots fired or injuries, FOX News Channel reported. Police were investigating.

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I hope this is merely overreaction and hyperventilating by the gunphobes in New York, but MY how things have changed. Only 14 short years ago, I showed up to a Halloween party and my costume was to be a Reservist. I had a real-live AR15 (unloaded and without mag, of course) on U of R's campus, and nobody gave it a second thought.
1 posted on 03/16/2012 6:22:58 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

Being locked down isn’t much fun.


2 posted on 03/16/2012 6:24:55 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Lazamataz

Update, channel 13 reporting it was an umbrella, not a rifle. Whew.


3 posted on 03/16/2012 6:25:16 AM PDT by Centaur (Never practice moderation to excess.)
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To: Centaur

Expect a ban on black umbrellas soon.

The ban on black trenchcoats worked so well (Columbine)


4 posted on 03/16/2012 6:29:38 AM PDT by Einherjar
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To: Lazamataz

Hmmmm, looks like all the law-abiding students had one option (before we discovered it was umbrella-gate)...hide in the corner like a quota baby president.

Now, if they were packin’......


5 posted on 03/16/2012 6:33:59 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Lazamataz

Graduated from RIT......

Have a campus for the deaf (NTID) at RIT

Hope nothing to this


6 posted on 03/16/2012 6:39:46 AM PDT by njslim (St)
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To: Centaur

Was it a semi-automatic assault umbrella?


7 posted on 03/16/2012 6:42:22 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Yep....I’m bettin’ it was one of those push-button-open thingies.


8 posted on 03/16/2012 6:46:13 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: Da Coyote

Duck and cower...


9 posted on 03/16/2012 6:47:34 AM PDT by Tarantulas ( Illegal immigration - the trojan horse that's treated like a sacred cow)
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To: Lazamataz

I’m still smelling a rat.

Some sort of psy-op to create a number of real and perceived shooting incidents prior to the election. A domestic version of Fast and Furious if you will.


10 posted on 03/16/2012 6:48:45 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Lazamataz

This is near me....Too funny...except my nephew went there and he is into guns big time...and sometimes he’s stupid.


11 posted on 03/16/2012 6:48:49 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Einherjar

Of course, those of us who are old enough remember this:

http://articles.cnn.com/2003-01-07/world/terror.poison.bulgarian_1_poison-ricin-assassination-bulgarian-dissident-georgi-markov?_s=PM:WORLD


12 posted on 03/16/2012 6:49:13 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Centaur

My wife went to the gun range with her church women’s group. Some of the gals that went were scared stiff - typical hoplophobes.

One asked my wife, “What if someone comes in and shoots the place up?”

My wife laughed at her and said, “Are you kidding? No one ever shoots up a gun range or a gun show - everyone is armed!”

But... people do shoot up schools from time to time...


13 posted on 03/16/2012 6:50:17 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: Lazamataz

RIT? No women are at risk, so that’s good.


14 posted on 03/16/2012 6:51:18 AM PDT by loungitude (The truth hurts.)
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To: AppyPappy
Being locked down isn’t much fun.

Oh yes it is.


15 posted on 03/16/2012 6:52:42 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union, then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: Centaur
Update, channel 13 reporting it was an umbrella, not a rifle. Whew.

Freakin' gunphobic New York. I am SO GLAD I shed that state.

16 posted on 03/16/2012 6:53:28 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union, then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Was it a semi-automatic assault umbrella?

Pump-action umbrellas are far more deadly.

17 posted on 03/16/2012 6:54:19 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union, then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: Centaur

Umbrella, rifle. Very similar items. Easy to mistake one for the other. Especially if edumakated by the NEA and MSM.


18 posted on 03/16/2012 6:55:46 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Lazamataz

What’s up with this recent spate of whack jobs running around schools and campuses?


19 posted on 03/16/2012 7:04:09 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: AtlasStalled

You mean the professors?


20 posted on 03/16/2012 7:12:18 AM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: AppyPappy

The antigun and zero tolerance means anyone with a fake gun is going to trigger a much ado about nothing lockdown for any thing going about.

This is another act of covering up administrative incompetence and budget issues, lock downs for no reasons.


21 posted on 03/16/2012 7:26:08 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Lazamataz

Don’t forget the collapsible stock umbrella. And yes, there is still an “assault weapon” ban here behind enemy lines in NY.


22 posted on 03/16/2012 7:27:41 AM PDT by GnL
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To: GnL

And yes, there is still an “assault weapon” ban here behind enemy lines in NY.

Huh?


23 posted on 03/16/2012 7:38:53 AM PDT by panaxanax (0bama >>WORST PRESIDENT EVER.)
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To: Lazamataz

I think I am acquainted with your close friend: Miss Urethra Monsoon.


24 posted on 03/16/2012 7:39:12 AM PDT by Erasmus (BHO: New supreme leader of the homey rollin' empire.)
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To: Lazamataz

Actually, it looks more like her sister, Tanya Hyde.


25 posted on 03/16/2012 7:41:47 AM PDT by Erasmus (BHO: New supreme leader of the homey rollin' empire.)
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To: panaxanax

Just explaining why a collapsible stock umbrella might be illegal here. Joke.


26 posted on 03/16/2012 9:12:01 AM PDT by GnL
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To: Lazamataz

Haven’t your heard..you can poke an eye out with those things.


27 posted on 03/16/2012 11:40:14 AM PDT by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: Erasmus

She is in disguise but I think I recognize the well known chef Barbie Flay.


28 posted on 03/18/2012 6:49:46 AM PDT by RipSawyer
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