Skip to comments.7 Dead in "Mass Murder" Drive-By Shootings Near UC Santa Barbara
Posted on 05/24/2014 9:29:58 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta
A gunman in a black BMW opened fire on crowds of people Friday night in a Southern California seaside town near UC Santa Barbara, killing six people and injuring seven others in what investigators described as a "mass murder" rampage.
The gunman was later involved in at least one shootout with sheriff's deputies and died of a gunshot wound to the head, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said at a Saturday morning news conference. He could not confirm whether the gunshot was self-inflicted.
Seven victims were hospitalized and at least one of them had undergone surgery for life-threatening injuries, Brown said. Details regarding the other victims' conditions were not immediately available.
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He felt inferior because his car was only an entry-level BMW 2-series. All his friends had 7-series or Teslas.
Moroccan.... muslim.... confused and guilt ridden about his western decadence.... sudden jihad syndrome SJS
I can’t watch it. Too creepy.
” the crime of leading a better life “ ......
looks like Obama’s message to the youth is getting through.
Make a real pretty girl.
We need to ban those high-capacity assault pistols. And BMW’s.
Yah,but birthday kisses from your mother don't count.;-)
Seven people killed as son of Hunger Games assistant director carries out drive-by shooting ‘
Rodger is believed to be the son of The Hunger Games assistant director Peter Rodger
The shooter reportedly fled the crime scene in a vehicle after getting in a shootout with sheriffs deputies. Deputies gave chase in their vehicles until the gunmans car slammed into one parked on the side of the side of an unknown street.
When deputies approached the vehicle they found the shooter dead in the drivers seat with a gunshot wound to the head, reports the Washington Post.
Witnesses also described seeing a black BMW, allegedly belonging to Elliot, speeding through the streets, firing bullets at people and various targets in the small university community.
Multiple witnesses say that they saw two people inside of the suspects BMW. However, Bill would neither confirm nor deny whether there was a passenger in the car with the shooter.
‘I will slaughter every single blonde s**t I see’: Seven people killed as son of Hunger Games assistant director carries out drive-by shooting ‘because women rebuffed his advances and he was a virgin at 22’
Don’t forget that we need to ban long lines at Starbucks. Elliott was really frustrated by that.
People in Isla Vista must be really rude.
California drive-by shooting: ‘Son of Hunger Games assistant director’ Elliot Rodger suspected of killing six
Elliot Rodger, named locally as the son of the assistant director of the Hunger Games films, is suspected of shooting dead six people in a rage against being rejected by women
The gunman, named locally as Elliot Rodger, was identified as the 22-year-old son of Peter Rodger, an assistant director on the blockbuster Hunger Games film series.
His step-mother was Soumaya Akaaboune, an actress who appeared in The Green Zone and was a star a French language version of The Real Housewives reality television franchise. He appeared with her and his father on the red carpet for The Hunger Games premiere in 2012.
After detailing how “girls have never been attracted to me,” he threatened to slaughter members of a college sorority house a group for female students - and then “take to the streets of Isla Vista and slay every single person I see there.”
He said: ‘I’m 22 years old and I’m still a virgin. I’ve never even kissed a girl,’ he says in the video.
He delivered a a tirade about his ‘loneliness, rejection, and unfulfilled desires and blames women for preferring obnoxious brutes to him, ‘the supreme gentlemen.
“Indeed. The video is full of purely narcissistic, twisted sickness.”
I got the same thing out of the video. There was no political or religious content what so ever. He blamed women for his own shortcomings.
Too bad this video will give others ideas.
The fact this tragic shooting incident occurred on a Friday evening leading into the three day Memorial Day weekend guarantees this story won't have legs.
ritalin + roid rage
You may not recall but in the late 60s the anarchists from UCSB burned the Isla Vista branch of the Bank of America. Sounds like UCSB presents a real public nuisance and ought to be closed for everyone’s safety.
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