Skip to comments.Another black mark for Oakland
Posted on 04/03/2012 2:17:45 AM PDT by blueplum
Before Monday, it would have been hard to imagine that violent crime -- driven by a steady stream of street shootings -- could have gotten any worse in Oakland.
Just a few days earlier, the city registered its 27th homicide. A 36-year-old man named Tyrone Braswell was gunned down in East Oakland. We were on track to match or surpass our triple-digit 2011 body count.
But then on Monday, the unfathomable happened.
According to police, a 43-year-old former nursing student named One Goh walked into a classroom at his old school and fatally shot seven people. He wounded three others.
In a flash, Oakland's homicide total had surged to 34 dead. [snip] Police Chief Howard Jordan, who held a news conference late Monday, offered no motive for the shootings and said victims would not be identified for several days.
According to a witness account, One was a nursing student who hadn't been in class for months.
But on Monday, he suddenly reappeared shortly after 10 a.m. He went to a nursing class he had previously attended and ordered his former classmates against a wall. Then he flashed a gun.
When students tried to run, the gunman started shooting.
(Excerpt) Read more at insidebayarea.com ...
follow-on story about Buddist student, Tshering Rinzing Bhutia, 38, here:
“follow-on story about Buddist student, Tshering Rinzing Bhutia, 38, here:”
where did that link go? trying this again:
“Nursing “would have been the perfect job for him,”
The things people say boggles the mind.
I don’t think my local news has even mentioned this yet this morning
Korean names are supposed to have 3 syllables... this guy must have had an inferiority complex from a young age wth only two!