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Source: Santa Monica gunman previously hospitalized for mental health (Update: John Zawahri)
CNN ^ | 6/8/13 | Michael Martinez, Susan Candiotti and Miguel Marquez

Posted on 06/08/2013 10:45:41 AM PDT by jimbo123

The gunman's rampage began at a home in this beachfront city, leaving two dead inside. Then he carjacked a woman and fired at a public bus. It all ended when police shot him dead at Santa Monica College as students studied for finals, a mile from the house.

His blood trail, however, left four people dead Friday in Santa Monica, which abuts Los Angeles and is renowned for its liberal openness.

A law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN on Saturday that the gunman had suffered mental health issues. A couple of years ago, he was hospitalized for treatment after allegedly talking about harming someone, according to the official.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


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Neighbor reports shooter as Christopher Samir Zawahri also known as Chris Zawahri per Twitsnoop.

https://twitter.com/Twitsnoop

1 posted on 06/08/2013 10:45:41 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Zawhari- sounds amish to me
Freegards
LEX


2 posted on 06/08/2013 10:48:57 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

Ties to radical Islam?


3 posted on 06/08/2013 10:49:52 AM PDT by BobNative
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

Wasn’t the shooter from Somalia?


4 posted on 06/08/2013 10:50:11 AM PDT by caww
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

So much for that “white boy” description of yestiddy....


5 posted on 06/08/2013 10:50:27 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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To: jimbo123
Any relation?


6 posted on 06/08/2013 10:51:51 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: BobNative

Christopher? Seriously?


7 posted on 06/08/2013 10:51:56 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: ErnBatavia

The gun grabbers are super disappointed..could see the look of despair in the face of the ABC 7 reporter last night having to report the last name of the family that lived in the burned out house..he only reported it because people online already figured it out so the cat was out of the bag


8 posted on 06/08/2013 10:52:06 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

Boy is lucky Baraq didn’t nail him with a drone strike....


9 posted on 06/08/2013 10:53:09 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: jimbo123
A Christian first name and a Muslim middle and last name?
10 posted on 06/08/2013 10:56:25 AM PDT by LdSentinal
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To: LdSentinal

There appear to be a lot of Christopher Samirs on facebook and the like.


11 posted on 06/08/2013 11:03:09 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: jimbo123

Weird. CNN was able to find out the boy had been in the loony bin but they still don’t know his name. I wonder why?


12 posted on 06/08/2013 11:03:14 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: jimbo123

If he was mentally defective, how did he pass the riquired CA background to get an AR15?


13 posted on 06/08/2013 11:04:04 AM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: jimbo123
Santa Monica, which abuts Los Angeles and is renowned for its liberal openness.

What does that dog whistle mean? It's famous for butt sex?

14 posted on 06/08/2013 11:05:09 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: umgud

Who would have guessed it!


15 posted on 06/08/2013 11:05:40 AM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: jimbo123
SM Mirror:
"A little before noon my son left the house and then almost immediately I heard gun shots and I ran out because I feared for him," Jerry said. "Luckily he was gone. There was a guy outside right in front of my place with full SWAT gear, a belt full of ammunition and a semi-automatic rifle. The first six shots he had fired inside the house or at this house across the street and it was on fire. The first thing I noticed was smoke coming from across the street. He had a bag lying in the street. He glanced up at me. He walked over here to this corner, this intersection. He pointed a gun at a woman in car and told her to pull over, which she did. The woman behind her in a car, he waved her through with a gun, she kind of hesitated and slowed down. He fired three or four shots point blank into her in the car. The car ended up in my driveway. I ran inside to get the phone to call 911. When I came back outside he was getting into the blue car with the first woman. He had thrown a bunch of stuff out the car. They were driving off. We just got towels to put pressure on this woman’s wounds. She is going to be okay. She was talking."

Jerry said she recognized the shooter as the son of the man who lives in the house.

She they were a Lebanese family -- a father with two sons.

video interview with another witness

From reddit

Update 3: 2036 Yorkshire Ave, Santa Monica. Owned by Samir S. Zawahri. Christopher Samir Zawahri born 8/06/1987 and John Samir Zawahri born 06/08/1989. Both sons were born in Los Angeles County.

16 posted on 06/08/2013 11:06:32 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: LdSentinal
A Christian first name and a Muslim middle and last name?

Father had full Muslim name. Sons born in US. I guess father wanted them to blend into America better.

17 posted on 06/08/2013 11:07:55 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: jimbo123

Sounds as American a name as Apple Pie.

No wonder the MSM called him a “white man”.


18 posted on 06/08/2013 11:09:08 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: BobNative
Ties to radical Islam?

FIFY!

19 posted on 06/08/2013 11:11:31 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medecine is the keystone in the arch of socialism - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: jimbo123

Zawahri — isn’t that the same last name as the famous Egyptian archaeologist?


20 posted on 06/08/2013 11:13:36 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

If nothing to hide, we would have heard more by now


21 posted on 06/08/2013 11:15:02 AM PDT by easternsky
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To: jjotto

Could be a Coptic Christian name of Egyptian descent.


22 posted on 06/08/2013 11:16:26 AM PDT by agatheringstorm
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To: jimbo123

The name says it all.


23 posted on 06/08/2013 11:16:35 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: LdSentinal

He might have ‘Anglicized’ it from Qureshi. It is disturbing, though. Christopher = bearer of Christ, a very serious name.


24 posted on 06/08/2013 11:18:01 AM PDT by definitelynotaliberal
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To: Fast Moving Angel

You’re thinking of Zawhi Hawass.


25 posted on 06/08/2013 11:18:46 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: umgud

He must not have had Verizon, either. If he Verizon, Obama would have stopped him before he went Jihad on everyone.


26 posted on 06/08/2013 11:19:48 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
NY Daily News
Neighbors said a family of Lebanese descent lived at the address and had recently gone through a bitter divorce. Since then, they said, the mother had moved out and assumed custody of at least one of her two sons.

27 posted on 06/08/2013 11:20:23 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: jimbo123

Where did nutjob get the bucks for the gun and body armor? last I checked they don’t just give that stuff away


28 posted on 06/08/2013 11:20:59 AM PDT by Figment
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“It all ended when police shot him dead at Santa Monica College as students studied for finals, a mile from the house.”

and these “professionals” get paid to write such incoherent nonsense.


29 posted on 06/08/2013 11:21:58 AM PDT by CrappieLuck
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Of course he’s muslim hence the “previously hospitalized for mental health”,the newest deflection since they can’t use “workplace violence” anymore.


30 posted on 06/08/2013 11:23:32 AM PDT by lwoodham (Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.)
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To: jimbo123

Check for muslim inbreeding. He may be his own first cousin.


31 posted on 06/08/2013 11:24:24 AM PDT by Enten (I don't have islamophobia...I do have islamonausea)
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To: CrappieLuck
and these “professionals” get paid to write such incoherent nonsense.

They have to write something to fill up space if Obama won't let them write that the shooter's name is Christopher Samir Zawahri.
32 posted on 06/08/2013 11:24:53 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: agatheringstorm
Could be a Coptic Christian name of Egyptian descent.

Unlikely. The last name is definitely Muslim, and is the same as the current head of al-Qaeda.

33 posted on 06/08/2013 11:25:10 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: jimbo123
I can see a Bill being drawn up for passage right now:

Bill AB 911 - "Anyone who's ever been depressed can't buy guns or ammo" CA Bills are nearly there, anyhow.

COINCIDENTALLY, Gov. Brown has multiple anti-gun, anti-ammo Bills just passed in the legislature, on his desk awaiting his signature.

34 posted on 06/08/2013 11:25:11 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: jimbo123

Was he on the Verizon plan?????


35 posted on 06/08/2013 11:30:01 AM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Remember, this is an administration which will not profile terrorists, but profile patriots? /Newt)
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To: PapaBear3625
the same as the current head of al-Qaeda

Except for that little "i".

36 posted on 06/08/2013 11:33:30 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: MadelineZapeezda

He wasn’t on the Verizon plan. If he was, Obama would have prevented the massacre.


37 posted on 06/08/2013 11:34:23 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: LdSentinal
You realy need to get out and expand your education,
38 posted on 06/08/2013 11:35:12 AM PDT by Domangart
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To: jimbo123; kcvl

http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/license.jsp?licKey=715945

hat tip kcvl


39 posted on 06/08/2013 11:36:58 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: jimbo123

Damn. I’m guessing CNN was praying like hell the shooter’s last name was Smith and that he was a Tea Party member.


40 posted on 06/08/2013 11:37:57 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: umgud

That’s just it. You can’t get an AR-15 and a 51-50 can’t get anything.


41 posted on 06/08/2013 11:38:20 AM PDT by Domangart
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To: dowcaet

the media coverage yesterday repeated the word “White” maybe 100 times..oh and AR-15 and “assault rifle” the same amount of times..the were praying this guy was a white guy but the second the neighbor said they were a lebanese family you could see the look of despair in the reporters eyes, they were crushed


42 posted on 06/08/2013 11:40:43 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Does Governor Brown have any Muslim Control bills on his desk?


43 posted on 06/08/2013 11:41:01 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Right Wing Assault

Look at the link: “Using the Intelligence Community Standard for the Transliteration of Arabic Names, it is spelled Zawahri”. Lots of alternate ways to spell Arabic names in English.


44 posted on 06/08/2013 11:41:12 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: jimbo123

Christopher? Must be Norwegian.


45 posted on 06/08/2013 11:41:15 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

We don’t need gun control. We need Muslim Control.


46 posted on 06/08/2013 11:41:50 AM PDT by jimbo123
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Does Governor Brown have any Muslim Control bills on his desk?

No,but rumor has it that he has a nubile 20 year old intern on it.

47 posted on 06/08/2013 11:43:08 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: jimbo123

Whenever you hear someone say that we need gun control because of what a few maniacs do, remind them of Boston and every other terror attack that we have had, does that mean we need to ban Muslims..with the left’s logic we should deport all Muslims from this country..watch them shut their traps real quick


48 posted on 06/08/2013 11:45:35 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

What are the odds of a nut-job going off at exactly the same time Obama, Villaraigosa and Garcetti are 4 blocks away, headed to a “fundraiser” just north of the killings, and forcing Obama to skip the Santa Monica Airport on the way back, taking surface streets all the way to LAX?


49 posted on 06/08/2013 11:47:32 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Yeah, I noticed that too. The media is looking for anything to distract and change the subject away from the implosion of Team Hope & Change.


50 posted on 06/08/2013 11:49:28 AM PDT by dowcaet
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