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Houston police confirm shots fired at Bush Intl. Airport
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Posted on 05/02/2013 12:00:22 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55

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To: dragnet2

“Apparently this guy also thought it was for cleaning his ears...”

It’s a permanent cleaner.


101 posted on 05/02/2013 12:42:39 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: ConservativeMan55


Houston Corner reports one person dead in shooting at Bush Airport. Unclear at this time if body was transported
102 posted on 05/02/2013 12:43:40 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Texas resident

My hubby is a commercial pilot. He has always said that someday some crazy person is going to figure out how much damage can be done by going off in a terminal. Forget the plane-think of all the people in a terminal on the non secure side of our beloved TSA critters.
One another note, it is interesting to study history-the history of propaganda and “false stories” that Hitler and nazi germany put out to discredit the jews. It is strangely familiar.....


103 posted on 05/02/2013 12:44:15 PM PDT by murrie (Margaret Thatcher. You were one of the best!!!!)
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To: ConservativeMan55

About 1:35 p.m. today, a report of shots fired at Bush Intercontinental Airport was received by HPD at Terminal B. A lone armed male has suffered at least one gunshot wound and has been transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. There are no other reports of injuries nor other persons involved. Further information will be posted as it is confirmed.

https://www.facebook.com/Houstonpolice


104 posted on 05/02/2013 12:44:56 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: topher
It is 200 mph from Austin to Bush Intercontinental.

Huh???

105 posted on 05/02/2013 12:45:59 PM PDT by Magnum44 (I have had just about enough)
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To: don-o

“Shep said he was dressed like an elf. I think”

Wait. Who was dressed as an elf, the gunman or Shep? :)


106 posted on 05/02/2013 12:46:11 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: murrie

It’s been done, Lod Airport 1972.


107 posted on 05/02/2013 12:46:20 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Batman11

Shep only does the elf thing on the weekends lol.


108 posted on 05/02/2013 12:46:45 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Magnum44
Whoops!

Brain fot.

Meant to say 200 miles from Austin to Bush Intercontinental

109 posted on 05/02/2013 12:47:13 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: Batman11

LOL!! Both?


110 posted on 05/02/2013 12:47:52 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Oh the drama!... Why don’t these people just drown in their bathtubes and be done with it, rather than making it a state or national issue. Sheesh!


111 posted on 05/02/2013 12:48:06 PM PDT by caww
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One person has been shot dead at Terminal B of Bush Intercontinental Airport, according to the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

Houston Police Department spokeswoman Jodi Silva said that an armed male suffered at least one gunshot wound at 1:35 p.m. Thursday near a ticket counter in the pre-screening area of Terminal B.

The man walked in with an AR-15 and fired it into the air, according to KHOU. An air marshal confronted the gunman, who shot himself in the head, the station reports.


112 posted on 05/02/2013 12:48:30 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: RandallFlagg

Not there...


113 posted on 05/02/2013 12:48:47 PM PDT by caww
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To: ConservativeMan55

Well, it is clear.

We must ban airports.


114 posted on 05/02/2013 12:49:55 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: grobdriver

Lots of possibilities here-—the old Bushmaster pistol looks “AR” but would fit in a briefcase. Just taking a wild guess but, it’s Texas, he could have been carrying a guitar case with a couple Willie Nelson stickers and almost anything inside. The 24” rule doesn’t mean much to this guy since he obviously wasn’t planning on boarding anything but a gurney. As with every other casualty news story you’ve ever heard——the first version is halfassed and never quite right, ESPECIALLY where weapons are a factor.


115 posted on 05/02/2013 12:50:01 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: deport

....”fired two shots in the air and then shot himself in the head with a pistol, police said.”....

Sounds like something the Amisssh do...celebrating death.


116 posted on 05/02/2013 12:50:04 PM PDT by caww
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To: Be Free

Also the air marshall missed his target.
Where did his bullet go?


117 posted on 05/02/2013 12:50:20 PM PDT by Texas resident (Watch the other hand.)
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To: caww

http://home.nra.org/


118 posted on 05/02/2013 12:50:44 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: don-o

“It was an elf inflicted wound.”

Bahaha! That is some Post of the Day material right there!


119 posted on 05/02/2013 12:51:00 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: topher

LOL...I was wondering how many mph it was to San Jose ;)


120 posted on 05/02/2013 12:51:25 PM PDT by Magnum44 (I have had just about enough)
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To: SomeCallMeTim

.....”B is the busiest Domestic terminal... mostly, United flights.”......

This guy wanted an audiance....I still say these guys should just drown in their own tubs....do it right.
Gets no sympathy from me ....


121 posted on 05/02/2013 12:54:39 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

He wanted an audience alright.


122 posted on 05/02/2013 12:55:26 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Magnum44

Roughly 1615.8 mph assuming you only had an hour to spare for the trip.


123 posted on 05/02/2013 12:55:44 PM PDT by mazda77
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To: grobdriver
A collapsible stock AR with a 16" barrel is 30 inches overall length or thereabouts.

The maximum carry on is 24"

Two pins and it's in!

124 posted on 05/02/2013 12:56:25 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS
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To: ConservativeMan55

Good...got it...thanks..


125 posted on 05/02/2013 12:57:20 PM PDT by caww
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To: Batman11

Ban Keebler Elfs cookies!! For the children


126 posted on 05/02/2013 12:57:55 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ConservativeMan55
The Blaze Link



KHOU 11 News out of Houston, Texas, is reporting that shots have been fired at Bush Intercontinental Airport, wounding one man.
Houston Police Department told KHOU the shooting was self-inflicted and occurred near the ticket counter in Terminal B. The Houston Chronicle reported a spokeswoman saying the incident, which is believed to be isolated, occurred around 1:35 p.m. central time.

The suspect, described as male, fired two shots into the air with an AR-15 and was then shot at by an air marshal who missed. At this point, KHOU reports a HPD captain saying, the man pulled out a pistol and shot himself.

He was taken by ambulance to an area hospital. There are no reports of other injuries. The terminal has since been closed.

These shots come the day before the 142nd NRA convention kicks off in Houston May 3.

127 posted on 05/02/2013 12:57:58 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

BTTT


128 posted on 05/02/2013 1:01:30 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: mazda77

Most of my destinations are only 65 or 70 mph away...1615.8 mph is a really long way away...


129 posted on 05/02/2013 1:01:34 PM PDT by Magnum44 (I have had just about enough)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Sheesh! Everythings about making a statement today...one way or another....killing onesself and others seems to becomeing the “fad”....if the media didn’t run with it it would likely not be a big deal.

Something like this:

Man shoots self at airport. Died of gunshot wounds. End of story.


130 posted on 05/02/2013 1:02:07 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

How much you wanna bet Obummer makes a statement about this????


131 posted on 05/02/2013 1:04:38 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: don-o
Shep said he was dressed like an elf. I think

Wot?

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132 posted on 05/02/2013 1:04:46 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: RedWhiteBlue
I’m hearing that he walked up to the security checkpoint and fired the AR-15 into the air a couple of times. An air marshal fired at him and missed, then the perp pulled out another pistol and shot himself.

I'm appalled at myself, but I couldn't help laughing at this. It makes me think of a weird fusion of suicide by cop and that scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark where Harrison Ford pops the big sword-flashing arab. The AR guy, not finding a skilled cop to shoot him, has to do it himself.

133 posted on 05/02/2013 1:05:48 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: lonevoice

134 posted on 05/02/2013 1:06:18 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: caww

Do you think it ever dawned on him that he just might not see himself on the 6 O’clock news?

Maybe just like the guy in Atlanta that decided blue suicide was better than getting foreclosed on. But the Air Marshall missed and he decided it would be easier to show him how to do it instead of trying to explain it to him.

Sounds like we need an Air Marshall who needs a few less flights a week to go to the range.


135 posted on 05/02/2013 1:08:28 PM PDT by mazda77
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To: ConservativeMan55

Oh man.. that SUCKS!

I know a BUNCH of people trying to fly to Louisville today for the Kentucky Derby this weekend.

All later flights are SURE to be 100% full.


136 posted on 05/02/2013 1:08:41 PM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: murrie
He has always said that someday some crazy person is going to figure out how much damage can be done by going off in a terminal. Forget the plane-think of all the people in a terminal on the non secure side of our beloved TSA critters.

You mean all those hundreds of people packed together with huge unscreened bags are sitting ducks for real terrorists. That's why the TSA is a joke and useful only for training American citizens to act like prisoners in their own country.

137 posted on 05/02/2013 1:09:24 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto
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To: mazda77

.....”Do you think it ever dawned on him that he just might not see himself on the 6 O’clock news?”.....

No. ...but he sure knew and planned to get the audiance he did.

Anyone who shoots themselves over money issues has all their values in the wrong place.

I doubt this is the case with this guy...and I really don’t care why he shot himself. What I do care about is he could of accomplished his death sentence in his bath tub....done deal... and no other life at risk.


138 posted on 05/02/2013 1:14:29 PM PDT by caww
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To: ConservativeMan55

.....”How much you wanna bet Obummer makes a statement about this????”.....

Do we care? We know exactly what to expect from him...more of the same o’ same.


139 posted on 05/02/2013 1:17:23 PM PDT by caww
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To: deport

“That’s when the man pulled out a gun and shot himself.”

Seems to be the best way to stop a mass shooter is to point a gun at him.


140 posted on 05/02/2013 1:19:50 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: caww
He could have done what this guy did.

Man strips naked and pretends to be a monkey outside a 7-11.
141 posted on 05/02/2013 1:20:00 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: caww

Same o bullcrap!


142 posted on 05/02/2013 1:22:10 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: murrie
Lod Airport Massacre
143 posted on 05/02/2013 1:22:40 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: murrie
He has always said that someday some crazy person is going to figure out how much damage can be done by going off in a terminal. Forget the plane-think of all the people in a terminal on the non secure side of our beloved TSA critters.

At that point there's no difference between an airport terminal and any other crowded place. There are plenty of places people stand around in lines, most of them with less security than any airport.

144 posted on 05/02/2013 1:29:58 PM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: ConservativeMan55

The report I see says that the man shot himself and that a sky marshal fired upon the man with the gun but missed.

There is also news of a critically injured bystander. Don’t know if the man with the gun or the sky marshal shot him/her.


145 posted on 05/02/2013 1:31:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Local Fox has someone affiliated with the network that just happened to be going through the airport at the time. She was able to talk with someone from the United ticket counter. He told her that he noticed that the “suspect” had been sitting in a nearby chair for at least a couple of hours before he started the initial gunshots. I wonder who he expected to be coming off a flight in terminal B?


146 posted on 05/02/2013 1:31:52 PM PDT by RedWhiteBlue (Mama tried)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

“Ban Keebler Elfs cookies!! For the children”

Ha! ...if they ban Keebler Elf cookies, only criminals will have Keebler Elf cookies!

Hi Sarah!


147 posted on 05/02/2013 1:32:18 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: deport
There are no other reports of injuries.

1 dead, 1 injured

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/05/02/report-shots-fired-at-bush-international-airport-in-houston/

148 posted on 05/02/2013 1:32:20 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: deport

AR-15 pistol?


149 posted on 05/02/2013 1:34:25 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Your pictures are the best.
Thanks very much.


150 posted on 05/02/2013 1:34:45 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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