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Pennsylvania patient who allegedly killed caseworker, had 39 more bullets, intended mass shooting
NY Daily News ^ | 07/25/2014 | MEG WAGNER

Posted on 07/25/2014 3:55:09 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen

The Pennsylvania patient accused of killing his caseworker in a psychiatric center shooting carried dozens of bullets — and he would have likely continued shooting if a doctor didn’t fire back, officials said.

Richard Plotts, 49, is expected to be charged with murder for allegedly opening fire at Sister Marie Lenahan Wellness Center in Darby Thursday.

After he killed his caseworker, 53-year-old Theresa Hunt, and shot his psychiatrist, Lee Silverman, the wounded doctor fired back, stopping the attack, District Attorney Jack Whelan said in a Friday press conference.

Plotts had 39 more bullets on him. He intended a mass shooting, Whelan said.

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Pennsylvania patient who allegedly killed caseworker, shot doctor had 39 more bullets, intended mass shooting: DA
1 posted on 07/25/2014 3:55:09 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen
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To: Kid Shelleen

How many cartridges did he have?


2 posted on 07/25/2014 3:57:13 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Kid Shelleen; fatima; Fresh Wind; st.eqed; xsmommy; House Atreides; Nowhere Man; South Hawthorne; ..
PA Ping!

If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.

Thanks!

Thanks Kid Shelleen

3 posted on 07/25/2014 3:57:20 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Albion Wilde

*** PING ***


4 posted on 07/25/2014 3:57:21 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: Kid Shelleen

So, “Armed citizen stops mass murder”?

But Democrats say this never happens.

Oh, yeah - they don’t count incidents like this one, because only one person was killed.

Selective, defective statistics.


5 posted on 07/25/2014 3:59:39 PM PDT by ChicagahAl (Don't blame me. I voted for Sarah.)
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To: ChicagahAl

I just wish that there was some sort of discernible pattern to these shootings...Maybe guns are bad...


6 posted on 07/25/2014 4:01:44 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Lurker
How many cartridges did he have?

None. He's still caught in the grip of the powder and primer shortage. I can't find VV3N37 or even Win 231 anywhere.

7 posted on 07/25/2014 4:03:19 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: ChicagahAl
So, “Armed citizen stops mass murder”?

But Democrats say this never happens.


This is why the occupation media will bury this story way down the memory hole.
8 posted on 07/25/2014 4:06:32 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: Cobra64

I’m down to my last pound of Unique.


9 posted on 07/25/2014 4:07:03 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Delta Dawn
I just wish that there was some sort of discernible pattern to these shootings...Maybe guns are bad...

Lacking a "sarc" tag, I can only conclude that your kindergarten teacher will notice you're missing any minute, now.

10 posted on 07/25/2014 4:07:24 PM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: Lurker

if I ever get down to 3900 rounds left I am in big do do.


11 posted on 07/25/2014 4:08:23 PM PDT by gfbtbb (Ladies and Gentlemen, we are on our own.)
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To: publius911

My species comes from a solar system where the, ‘sarc’, tag is not required. Thanks for playing...


12 posted on 07/25/2014 4:09:46 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

13 posted on 07/25/2014 4:19:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: Delta Dawn
I just wish that there was some sort of discernible pattern to these shootings...Maybe guns are bad...

They need bigger print on the "Gun Free Zone" signs.
14 posted on 07/25/2014 4:21:31 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Kid Shelleen

If the murderer had been successful,
the meme would have been “guns kill people.”

The gun-carrying doctor saved lives,
but the gun did not save lives.


15 posted on 07/25/2014 4:22:49 PM PDT by WKTimpco
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To: Kid Shelleen

The shooter is described as the “Pennsylvania patient”. Why dont they just call him the PA MENTAL patient? Yes yes its not PC.


16 posted on 07/25/2014 4:25:01 PM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: publius911

Did you NEED a /sarc tag?


17 posted on 07/25/2014 4:26:44 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Lurker
How many cartridges did he have?

And what caliber were the bullets and cartridges, did he have all the loading supplies and equipment with him?

18 posted on 07/25/2014 4:28:00 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Lurker

Okay, let me put on my democratic thinking hat....
2 cartridges per bullet, right? One for the top of the bullet and one for the bottom.
Using common core, I double the number of bullets and round it up. So 100??? Does this qualify me for a Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin?


19 posted on 07/25/2014 4:29:09 PM PDT by I_be_tc
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To: Kid Shelleen
Three years after that, he robbed a Delaware bank, she said. He served six years in prison for that offense.
Why wasn't he immediately taken behind the courthouse and given a .577 Boxer round to the noggin after this shenanigan? Oh, right, because liberals wanted him to commit more crimes.
20 posted on 07/25/2014 4:30:54 PM PDT by Objective Scrutator (All liberals are criminals, and all criminals are liberals)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Time to ban 39 “bullet Clips”!


21 posted on 07/25/2014 4:35:44 PM PDT by jaz.357 (Contrary To Ordinary)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Armed citizens save lives.


22 posted on 07/25/2014 4:48:54 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: Delta Dawn
I just wish that there was some sort of discernible pattern to these shootings...Maybe guns are bad...

Sure guns can be bad. If they don't shoot straight. If they jam during the ejection cycle. If the magazine doesn't stay locked in. You get the picture.

BTW, there is a pattern to these senseless shootings. Psychosis. Get to the bottom of that and you will erase most of these tragic headlines. Then all you have left to work on are the jihadis, the gangs in Chicago, and planned parenthood.

23 posted on 07/25/2014 4:50:03 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: ChicagahAl

ABC news was in a rare pro-gun mood tonight, talking about how this doctor armed with a gun in a gun free zone stopped this killer.


24 posted on 07/25/2014 5:08:50 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Leftists hate it when they hear that guns saved lives..they would have preferred this had been a mass shooting with many killed, then they would have used it to preach their gun control stupidity


25 posted on 07/25/2014 5:09:29 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Kid Shelleen

When someone starts an article by displaying their total gun ignorance I’m not even reading any more.

I think who ever wrote this has been watching way too many old westerns on TV...


26 posted on 07/25/2014 5:29:14 PM PDT by oldenuff2no (Retired AB Ranger K-9 handler.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Lee Silverman is a hero.


27 posted on 07/25/2014 5:47:22 PM PDT by miserare (2014--The Year We Fight Back!)
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To: Mastador1
And what caliber were the bullets and cartridges, did he have all the loading supplies and equipment with him?

Maybe he had a percussion pistol using loose powder and balls instead of cartridges.

28 posted on 07/25/2014 5:52:52 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Kid Shelleen
Investigators said Plotts was unhappy with the hospital’s no-gun policy. While police have not determined the suspect's motive, those feelings could have played a role, Whelan said.

If psychos are going to "protest" gun-free zones by shooting everyone in sight, then we better not have gun-free zones. Thank goodness the doctor ignored (or got an exception to) the gun prohibition.

29 posted on 07/25/2014 6:01:30 PM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

A good guy with a gun stopped a bad guy with a gun.

Imagine that.

It’s a shame he didn’t try to reason with the poor perpetrator before resorting to violence. I’m sure that would of worked.


30 posted on 07/25/2014 6:14:10 PM PDT by hirn_man
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