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3 dead in shooting at Elkhart grocery store
Northwest Indiana Times ^ | Jan 16, 2014

Posted on 01/16/2014 7:55:40 AM PST by KeyLargo

3 dead in shooting at Elkhart grocery store 8 minutes ago • Associated Press

ELKHART, Ind. | A man fatally shot two women in a northern Indiana grocery store Wednesday night and was lining up to shoot a third person when police officers found him in an aisle and killed him, authorities said.

Elkhart police received a call about a gunman at Martin's Super Market about 10 p.m. Wednesday, Indiana State Police Sgt. Trent Smith said Thursday.

The 22-year-old man used a semi-automatic handgun to shoot and kill a 20-year-old employee and a 44-year-old shopper, Smith said. The victims' bodies were found about 12 aisles apart. Indiana State Police identified the gunman as Shawn Walter Bair of Elkhart.

Smith said two police officers responding to the scene heard a gunshot as they entered the near-empty store. They dashed to that area and found the shooter pointing his gun at a third person. Smith said the man then aimed his gun at the officers and that's when they shot him dead.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; guns; secondamendment

1 posted on 01/16/2014 7:55:40 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Man with gun stops mass shooting! Again!


2 posted on 01/16/2014 7:57:53 AM PST by DBrow
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To: KeyLargo

No AR, no story. Unless it was a specially modified AR disguised as a pistol.


3 posted on 01/16/2014 7:58:25 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: KeyLargo

Once again the cops are there AFTER people have been murdered. If only a citizen had been armed.


4 posted on 01/16/2014 7:58:44 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: rktman

Correct, it probably also was not a Glock.


5 posted on 01/16/2014 7:59:49 AM PST by DBrow
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To: KeyLargo
They dashed to that area and found the shooter pointing his gun at a third person. Smith said the man then aimed his gun at the officers and that's when they shot him dead.

Good thing he turned the gun in their direction otherwise there might have been a third victim.

6 posted on 01/16/2014 8:07:42 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

He had a knife too. Sounds like he randomly picked his victims, but no one knows yet.


7 posted on 01/16/2014 8:11:12 AM PST by gattaca (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Authorities in Elkhart, Indiana say Shawn Walter Bair, 22, killed an employee and a shopper in a supermarket on Wednesday night. (Indiana State Police)

"Within three minutes, the officers were inside the store. After hearing a gunshot, they quickly located the gunman, who was pointing a .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun at someone's head, Smith said.

After shooting the gunman, police found the women's bodies about 12 aisles apart, Smith said. Police said both women were apparently shot by the gunman. The gunman was identified as Shawn Walter Bair, 22, said police."

Via: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-indiana-supermarket-shooting-20140115,0,2911223.story

8 posted on 01/16/2014 8:17:53 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Have shopped there numerous times. This hits close to home.


9 posted on 01/16/2014 8:18:32 AM PST by Fester Chugabrew
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To: KeyLargo

Another maniac off his meds?


10 posted on 01/16/2014 8:21:01 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: KeyLargo

That’s unexpected. I bet he was an obama voter though


11 posted on 01/16/2014 8:26:16 AM PST by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: KeyLargo

“The 22-year-old man used a semi-automatic handgun to shoot and kill a 20-year-old employee and a 44-year-old shopper, Smith said.”

It should read ... to shoot and kill an UNARMED 20-year old employee and an UNARMED 44-year old shopper...


12 posted on 01/16/2014 8:27:23 AM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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13 posted on 01/16/2014 8:31:07 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: KeyLargo

Prayers for the families of all.


14 posted on 01/16/2014 8:31:57 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

Man takes hostage outside 7-Eleven and uses Her as Human Shield,

VIDEO

Published on Jan 13, 2014

Raw video from the Denver officer-involved shooting. In the video, an unidentified man takes a woman and uses her as a shield while police yell for the man to surrender.
WARNING: This video may not be appropriate for some viewers.
As the man tries to take the woman back inside the store, an officer opens fire hitting the man. He falls to the ground, the hostage runs away and officers swarm the area. The man was taken to Denver Health Medical Center for treatment and was listed in critical condition Monday afternoon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-6dJdDfxWQ#t=105


15 posted on 01/16/2014 8:32:49 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Fester Chugabrew

They have great panini sandwiches


16 posted on 01/16/2014 8:35:03 AM PST by gattaca (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

Armed citizen truncates crazed man’s mass attack

January 15, 2014

Once again, we see that the only thing that stops a bad person with evil in their heart is a good guy with a gun.

In Portland, a disgruntled man with no shortage of previous arrests thought he was going to “show them” after getting turned away from admission for being an obnoxious jerk. He returned wearing a Halloween mask and carrying a gun and opened fire.

http://www.gunssavelife.com/?p=10503


17 posted on 01/16/2014 8:49:11 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

There was a similar situation in Houston many years ago. The guy walked out into the parking lot of a convenience store with his female hostage. A police sniper on the roof of an adjacent building took him out with a shot just behind the left ear. Dead instantly and the lady ran away from him as he lay dead.


18 posted on 01/16/2014 8:56:16 AM PST by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (What we need is to sucker the fedthugs into a "Tiananmen Square"-like incident on the National Mall!)
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To: gattaca

Ha! Only seconds ago I thought to purchase one today. “Italian Way.”


19 posted on 01/16/2014 9:09:07 AM PST by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Fester Chugabrew

My friend always get that kind.


20 posted on 01/16/2014 9:19:18 AM PST by gattaca (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: AppyPappy

Meth or bath salts.


21 posted on 01/16/2014 11:25:30 AM PST by windcliff
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