Skip to comments.Las Vegas police in shock after lieutenant kills wife, son, self
Posted on 01/22/2013 1:06:48 PM PST by Kartographer
Las Vegas police were searching for answers Tuesday after one of their own killed his wife and son, called 911 to confess, then set his house on fire and committed suicide as rifle-toting cops moved in.
"I can't think of a reason for this, where something can get so bad that you'd do this," one veteran supervisor told the Las Vegas Review-Journal after the Monday murder-suicide.
Police have not released the name of the shooter but said he was a 52-year-old lieutenant with more than 20 years on the force. His wife was a retired officer, the newspaper said. Their son was about seven years old.
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What about the Dog
Pending notification of next of kin?
I wonder if he was one those cops that gunned down the hapless guy at Costco a couple of years ago?
At least he didn’t shoot an Elk.
Thats a Felony in Boulder, CO
If I had to come up with a scenario, I would bet the wife was leaving and taking the child with her.
There’s some civil suits underway ~ maybe he got notice that he lost everything We’ll see ~ something to think about.
Ouch! This is terrible. Cops losing one of their own is bad enough but murder-suicide is more painful.
Interesting to note, though, that even in this case, the guy suicided when men with guns showed up.
Well, it certainly isn’t a values problem then. It HAS to be the guns. Whoever touches one wants to go and kill one’s spouse, children, etc., ad nauseum.
Oh you're going to burn in hell for that, lol.
How is this going to be tied to the ‘assault rifle’ of current fad, hum, I ask you?
Media will be combing through the debri for that assault weapon!
What a strange phrase...
Serves to remind people, how wrong it could get with ‘ignorant but enthusiastic’ public (in this case one Costco employee), mega-MIS-information from Costco management, and ‘government authority’ with guns.
Police need to be disarmed. They are self-proclaimed “experts” with guns. They are that more deadly than the average citizen. Better yet, we should round up all the officers and turn them in for $100 bucks.
Make your community safer. Start your own Officer Buyback program today.
Wonder if he was the nut who repeatedly tased that guy just standing in his front yard at night, 2 years ago...?
“How is this going to be tied to the assault rifle of current fad,”
To start off a child was murdered.
#1: Was an assault weapon used?
#2: Was he homeschooled?
#3: Were there Tea Party websites on his computer?
Inquiring Obamabots want to know.
Most importantly, was he a doomsday prepper, like adam lanza’s mother!??!!!!
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