Skip to comments.Police: Reynolds gunman was a freshman & heavily armed (Oregon school shooter)
Posted on 06/11/2014 1:39:47 PM PDT by aimhigh
Jared Michael Padgett, 15, rode the bus to school with an assault-style rifle, a semi-automatic handgun, a knife and nine loaded magazines hidden in his guitar case and duffel bag, according to Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson. He was also wearing a non-ballistic vest and a helmet with a camouflage design.
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We need to ban guitar cases. If it saves just one life it will be worth it.
So he was not wearing a bullet-proof vest. Was the camouflage design of his (most-likely not bulletproof helmet) supposed to help him blend in to the school environment to avoid detection or something?
Why didn't the writer also tell us what he had for breakfast, what size shoes he was wearing, and the brands of toothpaste, deodorant, and hair gel that he used? All of those would have been at least as relevant.
I wonder if his “helmet” was like a baseball cap in camo fabric? They should also ask HOW MANY OTHER students at the school came to school that day wearing SOMETHING or carrying a bag of some type made of camo fabric.
And school buses. If it weren't for the bus, he couldn't have got to school.
I would bet on airsoft gear.
I wonder what type of meds he was on. Depression? Anxiety? ADD? ADHD?
You Stole My Thunder!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Was it for an”acoustuic”,or a”Fender”??
“We need to ban guitar cases. If it saves just one life it will be worth it.”
Decades ago my friends and I used to play with BB guns in the NJ meadowlands; one kid (who had to walk about a mile across town to get there) would show up with his gun in a violin case.
Good looking kid. I wonder what snapped in his head.
Was he wearing camo underwear?
[Troutdale Police Chief Scott] Anderson said an autopsy later confirmed that Padgett died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a school restroom.
Padgett intended to kill in a NO GUN ZONE - he did not expect to encounter opposition. When he encountered armed police entering the school, he retreated to kill himself.
Such people fear a fair fight, and thus are basically supporters of tyranny.
This is becoming a pattern.
More than coincidental.
It smacks of programming to me.
my gadar is twitching
Programming? That is an interesting observation. I noticed, too, that the boy’s family is never mentioned. It was the first thing, after seeing his picture and hearing his name, I started looking for in the news. There has been nothing.
I suspect they’re involved with the Democrat Party.
Seems to me these boys and young men involved in the mass shootings overt he past few years, intersect with psychiatrist and prescribed behavior drugs in almost all cases.
And while they exhibit no remorse over killing defenseless people, and remain heavily armed, when police show up, they off themselves.
Adam Lanza had no problem killing 20 children and six adults, but when police show up, he kills himself.
Why do that instead of going out in a blaze of glory?
In every case, whether they kill themselves or not, the gun grabbers use them as a platform for yet more “common sense gun legislation”.
When you realize everything Obama says is tied into neuro-linguisitc programming, mind-programming of these shooters ultimately advance an agenda does not seem so far fetched.
The 1977 movie “Telefon” and the movie “The Manchurian Candidate” come to mind.
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I had suspected something like that too, but it doesn't sound like it. Mormoms, military family, gun owners. Here is the best article on them, from the Brit press, naturally, the USA press doesn't report factual news anymore, they cover Obama's pronouncements - like the Soviet era press they have modeled themselves on.
Mormon student gunman, 15, argued with classmates about Hitler just one week before he arrived at school with a hidden arsenal and opened fire in the boy's locker room, killing one, wounding a teacher then shooting himself dead
Actually, James Wesley Rawles has a pretty funny reference in his original "Patriots" novel about a character that carried his 7.62mm battle rifle (an FAL, I think) around in his car to be prepared for SHTF, since he regularly commuted so far from home and into a "gun free" city. When asked what kind of instrument he played, he would reply, "Bass staccato." LOL! Rawles claims, IIRC, this was based on a real person he knew.
“We know there was an exchange of gunfire between one of the first responding officers and the shooter.”
don’t know how to do strike thru but it could have gone down like this:
“We know there was an exchange of gunfire between one of the armed teachers and the shooter. only the shooter was killed during the exchange. miraculously no one else was injured during the attack”
definitely a democrat socialist NAZI (national socialist)
It’s a damn shame that cockroach Jared could not be revived so he could be killed again. I favor burning at the stake.
If the Kid just took a Meat Cleaver with him, Like Joe Pesci borrowed from his Mother in ‘Goodfellas”, we wouldn’t have heard a thing about this.
Did he have a military style haircut? The writer missed that cliché.
‘He was one of those organized people who liked order, liked everything to be really perfect,’ said Agustin Guzman, a 16-year-old who attended Reynolds’ Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps with Padgett.
‘We have this thing where we had to learn how to fold the American flag correctly and I was in his group. He would get really irritated if we messed up,’ Guzman told OregonLive.
He referenced problems within the family, describing it as having ‘had its ups and downs over the years’ and revealed that Padgett’s parents, Michael and Kristina broke up four or five years ago.
“But I digress. Please show the evidence for setting off your “gaydar””
Didnt mean to offend your gay sensibilities.
I would be happy to hear any “motive” evidence not involving rejection complex. I am not judging just speculating. Your free to be a gay as you can be. I dont particularly care.
Although I have my thoughts on this matter, unlike you, I'm waiting for real evidence of why this troubled teen snapped...
Im glad your in touch with yourself. Next time wait until I actually accuse somebody of something as apposed to just wondering if we had tragedy rooted in sexual identity confusion.
You were pretty quick on the trigger, my projection radar is pinging.
I wasn’t judging ... you were.
You’re 0 for 2 on your “gaydar”
Evidently you’re as bad with that as you are casting accusations.
So quit with ad hominem attacks because I’m just giving the medicine for the prescriptions you’ve written...
“Im just giving the medicine for the prescriptions youve written...”
Thank you Dr.
Gods blessings to you. May you find peace with your thoughts.
Slander? from you mind not mine.
I asked you for evidence of your “gaydar” being set off about the deceased boy.
Your response: no proof or evidence of the boys sexual preferences, just heaping calumnies against me for merely asking you to back your “statement”.
So if this wasn’t a slur, baseless statement or uneducated opinion against this troubled dead boy, what was it? An attempt at humor?
Making “fun” at the tragic loss of two young lives cut short?
And you dare invoke God’s blessings?
Waiting for your explanation (this will be interesting)
i did. what part said he was a republican
here’s the nazi link you have to the uk news to get the details. don’t ya know
Padgett was known by his classmates as a quiet student from a large military family with a fascination for guns.
Freshman Kaylah Ensign, who knew Padgett since middle school, described a gun-obsessive who lost his temper last week when giving a presentation about a book on Adolf Hitler.
She told OregonLive that she did not recall the name of the book, but when they discussed the Holocaust he said, ‘this is life now’ and ‘everything really does happen for a reason.’
Indeed, Ensign said he became extremely agitated during his presentation about the book on the Nazi leader when members of his class began to disagree with him.
‘He got really uptight over it and started raising his voice,’ she said, adding that ‘he felt as if they were facts.’
Finally, she said, others just stopped arguing with him because of his unnerving reaction.
Other friends described the military enthusiast as someone who was obsessed with detail.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2655421/Oregon-gunman-killed-14-year-old-locker-room-taking-life-named-Jared-Padgett-15-police-say-armed-AR-15-semi-automatic-rifle-carrying-hundreds-rounds-ammunition-handgun-knife.html#ixzz34UqXgLHc
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You did.....what?(don’t understand?)
Please read my posting again,” I said:
“seems more like he had a hard time resolving his very conservative upbringing, with his parents divorce.”
Didn’t claim he was “a republican” but from the Daily Mail.uk article, as stated in post # 29 by kcvl, one can surmise he had a very tradition(Mormon) upbringing, comes from a large military family, was a deacon in his church, a Jr ROTC member and wanted to join the military like his older brother.
“On Padgett’s Facebook page, the 15-year-old liked two tactical knife companies, M4 assault rifles and political pages such as ‘Conservative American Military Veterans Against Barack Obama’ and ‘We WILL NOT Be Disarmed.’”
Now all this can be wrong as of this reading but this hardly sounds like a squishy, San Francisco type, Quiche eating commie-symph lib in the making...
As I tried to point out to Breto, sometimes kids, like this one, have a very hard time resolving their parents divorce.
There maybe other hidden reasons and I’m open to hear them as they become known...
That’s the source I was reading from when I first posted in this thread, thanks...
the link shows he had some Hitler thing going on. my comment was on the Hitler thing. which you can only get in the UK article. i didn’t read your divorce part and i agree with that. it messes kids up big time. but my comments were related to his hitler fascination which may have made it a scholl room thing. thus NAZI socialist not NRA republican as the media will say.
O.K, I backtracked and re-read your post.
Well, I’ll give you credit, unlike the other poster, there is at least a kernel of evidence for your opinion (but to me at least) he could just as easily explaining to a classroom of dunces of “How” or “Why” Hitler rose to power.
Simply a report on Hitler just doesn’t make him “definitely a democrat socialist NAZI (national socialist)”
All this shit your imagining ( i.e. making fun of) I said or thought is coming out of your head not mine It was not an opinion it was a question
And a murder is a murder why are you do defensive for him?... never mind I dont care
Over and out
Seriously ... you need help. Such anger tells me more about you than me.
Thanks for the advise..