Skip to comments.Did 'Nazi' Gunman Single Out Jews for Death in Suburban Kansas City Rampage?
Posted on 04/13/2014 4:37:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A smirking gunman who reportedly shouted Nazi slogans opened fire at a Jewish community center and an old-age home in a suburb of Kansas City, killing three people.
The gunman, said to be an older man, singled out Jewish victims for death, Rabbi Herbert Mandl, a chaplain with the Overland Park Police Department, told CNN.
Asking someone if you are Jewish before shooting sounds very much like a hate crime, Mandl said.
Police said two people were killed at the JCC of Greater Kansas City, where children were auditioning for a musical. Despite Mandls assertion, the JCC victims were identified as a churchgoing teenage boy and his grandfather.
Rev. Adam Hamilton shared the tragic news at an evening Palm Sunday service at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan., the Kansas City Star reported.
Help us, oh, Lord to grieve as people of hope, Hamilton told congregants, the paper said.
The third victim, a woman, was shot at Village Shalom, an assisted living facility about a mile away from the JCC.
The victim at the retirement home was an elderly woman who was shot as she walked out of Village Shalom, Mandl said.
Police said two other people were fired upon but not hit.
It was an act of violence, its too early to label it, said Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass. Were investigating it as a (possible) hate crime. Were investigating it as a criminal act.
obviously workplace violence
Gee, ya think?
Waiting for them to refer to the shooter as a “Tea Partier.”
These kind of slogans???
"I WORK FOR THE IRS!"
"I SIGNED UP FOR OBAMACARE! IT WAS EASY PEASY!"
"IF THE PEOPLE CANNOT TRUST THEIR GOVERNMENT TO DO THE JOB FOR WHICH IT EXISTS--TO PROTECT THEM AND TO PROMOTE THEIR COMMON WELFARE - ALL ELSE IS LOST"
Gee, I don't know. Let's hang out in the break room for five or six hours and discuss that interesting question.
I wonder why this man hated Jews?
This is what doesn’t make sense..he specifically wanted to know who was Jewish, yet he shot and killed two Methodists..if he was only targeting Jews how come he killed two Methodists
“WE WILL TAKE THINGS AWAY FROM YOU FOR THE COMMON GOOD.”
On the other hand, players of the “knock-out game” don’t need to ask their victims if they are _______ .
Hillary, is that you? Ok, what have you done with dfwgator? I need to alert the authorities...
Outside of war, Shooting someone on purpose is a “hate crime”. What else could it be? A love crime? A crime of apathy?
That’s what I get for being to lazy to cut and paste the post I was responding to.
He killed a CHURCH GOING teenager and his grandfather????/Jews are NOT church going, at least my Jewish family is not church going. VERY WEIRD.....probably BAD REPORTING!
Maybe because he was Amish. And the Methodists WERE the real targets.
The ENTIRE thing sounds like a set-up, no truth in ANY of it whatsoever.
Probably asked and fired before waiting for an answer.
Interesting that cops say the perp wasn’t from around there but one of the potential victims said he had seen him there before.
JCCs aren’t known for being too exclusive. They generally have all kinds of facilities and programs that are open to anyone who pays for a membership, and gives discounts or freebies to low-income. Lots of Christians in the neighborhood patronize JCCs.
Yeah this story doesn’t pass the smell test..he yells out Heil Hitler, which makes everyone think he hates Jews, but we find out two of the victims were Methodist(My condolences to the families of those killed) we hear that he went up to each person and said “Are you a Jew” and if they were they were shot, yet the two victims that died were NOT Jewish(Not sure about the 3rd who was killed at the retirement home) so this story doesn’t make sense
Hey. Thanks to Jeb, there are love crimes.
No he was just repeating the talking points from the democratic party.
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