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Armed Gunman spotted at Texas A&m University [Update: replica weapon]
USA Breaking News ^ | October 28, 2010 | USA Breaking News

Posted on 10/28/2010 2:35:16 PM PDT by Beaten Valve

**URGENT** The Eagle- Gunman spotted on Texas A&M campus. Students being told to seek shelter immediately.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: gunmanatam; shooting
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To: christianhomeschoolmommaof3

Not just Laura but her father-in-law GHWBush 41 and wife Barbara are also supposed to be there right now for an exhibit opening at his library (about a mile from Rudder Tower where the possible gunman is being sought.)


51 posted on 10/28/2010 3:01:14 PM PDT by leilani
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To: library user

Prayers up. Hopefully this is a false alarm.


52 posted on 10/28/2010 3:02:42 PM PDT by lonevoice (Those who dance are considered insane by those who can't hear the music)
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To: Scoutmaster

the teacher along with several others returned fire until the police could make it up the stairs and finish him off.


53 posted on 10/28/2010 3:03:38 PM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: library user

The Bushes have an apartment at his Presidential library adjacent to campus, and they are there frequently. It’s not unusual to see him on campus or at the Bush School.


54 posted on 10/28/2010 3:04:24 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: library user

OMG- this is serious and hugh.


55 posted on 10/28/2010 3:04:45 PM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Beaten Valve
Armed Gunman spotted at Texas A&m University

Wow, armed gunmen are the worst kind of gunmen.

56 posted on 10/28/2010 3:04:45 PM PDT by xjcsa (Ridiculing the ridiculous since the day I was born.)
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To: stockpirate

***The incident happened at the Brighton Park Apartments at 51st and Yale ****

Woah! That is close to where my daughter lives, and is not a bad area!


57 posted on 10/28/2010 3:09:15 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I visited GEN TOMMY FRANKS Military Museum in HOBART, OKLAHOMA! Well worth it!)
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To: Beaten Valve

Im sure it was just an AK-74 and not the AK-47 Assualt Rifle Machine Gun.


58 posted on 10/28/2010 3:09:28 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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To: xjcsa

59 posted on 10/28/2010 3:12:14 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: stockpirate
Police say the woman then got a handgun out of her purse and shot both intruders.

I love a happy ending.

60 posted on 10/28/2010 3:12:41 PM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: Scoutmaster

but it was two Austin police officers who finally made their way onto the Texas Tower observation deck and shot Whitman.

I believe it was ONE policeman and one armed civilian who cornered Whitman.


61 posted on 10/28/2010 3:13:43 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I visited GEN TOMMY FRANKS Military Museum in HOBART, OKLAHOMA! Well worth it!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

They had two incidents in as many days.

“TULSA, Okla. (UPI) — A woman shot two intruders breaking into her Tulsa, Okla., home killing one and critically wounding another, police officials say.

Thursday’s alleged home invasion — in which the woman shot Darreon Carter, 18, and Daniel Holman, 23 — was Tulsa’s second such incident in as many days, the Tulsa World reported Friday.

Police Capt. Travis Yates said the woman — whose name was not reported — was walking back to her Brighton Park apartment about 3:50 a.m. after going to a fast-food restaurant when Carter and Holman allegedly forced their way inside, demanding money.

The woman cooperated until one alleged intruder told her to undress, when she pulled a revolver from her purse and shot him, the newspaper said.

“We believe that this was totally an opportunity crime,” Yates said. “Somebody saw a woman walking up to an apartment, and they decided to commit a crime, and here we are.”

Carter and Holman — who were both shot in the head — were found by police in the apartment’s entryway and taken to St. Francis Hospital, where Carter died. Holman was in critical condition with bullet wounds to his head and stomach, the World reported.”


62 posted on 10/28/2010 3:14:13 PM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: library user

There are no “accidents” when gunmen on campus are involved.
We know who was targeted!

Prayers for all to be safe!


63 posted on 10/28/2010 3:14:27 PM PDT by LUV W (DIMs?......start packin'--you're fired!....I can see November from my house!)
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To: antiRepublicrat

Update: Person who apparently prompted Texas A&M alert is detained, source says - NBC


64 posted on 10/28/2010 3:14:30 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Yes I believe you are right. I remember watching the movie they made about this as well, and remember seeing a cop and armed civillian going up the tower at the end.


65 posted on 10/28/2010 3:16:33 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Beaten Valve

Just now on local news..5:04..no one detained at this time.


66 posted on 10/28/2010 3:16:42 PM PDT by native texan (use your vote to clean house)
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To: Beaten Valve

Thank God!


67 posted on 10/28/2010 3:17:57 PM PDT by LUV W (DIMs?......start packin'--you're fired!....I can see November from my house!)
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To: Beaten Valve

Wonder if HIS name is Mohammed or Tariq or Fazal or Abdul. You know the typical amish names.


68 posted on 10/28/2010 3:18:03 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: antiRepublicrat

see post 62, it happened twice in two days.


69 posted on 10/28/2010 3:19:10 PM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: native texan

TWITTER:

USABreakingNews (Texas A&M Update) NBC News- Person who was reportedly carrying AK-47-style rifle and prompted a campus-wide alert has been detained.


70 posted on 10/28/2010 3:19:41 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: OB1kNOb
You left out the scary Sniper Rifle:


71 posted on 10/28/2010 3:19:44 PM PDT by Hunton Peck ("Pork: The Other White Meat!" De facto motto of the late Robert Byrd)
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To: OB1kNOb

I think it’s funny that the Glock is in the AK-47 column


72 posted on 10/28/2010 3:20:51 PM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: Beaten Valve

What nutcase decides deer season at A&M is the time or the place to cause problems? The Marines and rednecks will have this dude dancing like a marionette they’ll be pumping so many rounds in him.


73 posted on 10/28/2010 3:21:19 PM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Beaten Valve; CanGyrene; Fred Nerks; null and void; stockpirate; george76; PhilDragoo; Candor7; ...
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74 posted on 10/28/2010 3:21:41 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: LucyT
Update: Gun 'suspect' is member of Texas A&M Corps of Cadets (similar to ROTC) who was walking with his rifle - NBC

DOH!

75 posted on 10/28/2010 3:23:06 PM PDT by library user
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To: LucyT

mark


76 posted on 10/28/2010 3:23:20 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform)
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To: wolfcreek

“There was a rumor of a tumor”
Kinky Freidman


77 posted on 10/28/2010 3:23:31 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: LucyT

TWITTER:

BreakingNews Update: Gun ‘suspect’ is member of Texas A&M Corps of Cadets (similar to ROTC) who was walking with his rifle - NBC


78 posted on 10/28/2010 3:23:48 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: library user

Who was it up thread that called it this way?


79 posted on 10/28/2010 3:24:17 PM PDT by rickb308 (Nothing good ever came from someone yelling "Allah Snackbar")
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To: rickb308

Not me!


80 posted on 10/28/2010 3:25:44 PM PDT by library user
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To: library user
Lol! "Armed Gunman" who was "walking with his rifle"
81 posted on 10/28/2010 3:26:10 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: rickb308

me. Aggie 93. People who are afraid of camo and guns should never go to A&M.


82 posted on 10/28/2010 3:26:57 PM PDT by StolarStorm
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To: rickb308
#10...
83 posted on 10/28/2010 3:27:00 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Secret Agent Man

*** I remember watching the movie they made about this as well, and remember seeing a cop and armed civillian going up the tower at the end.****

The Civilian was played by Ned Beaty (Boy, can you squeel like a pig?).


84 posted on 10/28/2010 3:28:49 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I visited GEN TOMMY FRANKS Military Museum in HOBART, OKLAHOMA! Well worth it!)
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To: Beaten Valve
BreakingNews Update: Gun ‘suspect’ is member of Texas A&M Corps of Cadets (similar to ROTC) who was walking with his rifle - NBC
85 posted on 10/28/2010 3:29:07 PM PDT by TSgt (Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho - 44th and current President of the United States)
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To: Beaten Valve

[ TWITTER:

BreakingNews Update: Gun ‘suspect’ is member of Texas A&M Corps of Cadets (similar to ROTC) who was walking with his rifle - NBC ]

Open Carry Hysteria????

What happens when someone brings a firearm concealed in a guitar case, no one will know much of anything until the guy is setup and shooting innocent people.

Meanwhile the medai’s irational fear of firearms is actively fermenting in everyone’s minds.


86 posted on 10/28/2010 3:29:07 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: StolarStorm

You would think EVERYONE in and around College Station would KNOW about the Corps of Cadets.


87 posted on 10/28/2010 3:29:22 PM PDT by rickb308 (Nothing good ever came from someone yelling "Allah Snackbar")
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To: Beaten Valve

Well, duh.

This may turn into an Aggie joke if some student or the campus cops reported a Corps member going about his business.


88 posted on 10/28/2010 3:29:58 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: GraceG

Doesn’t sound like the media had anything to do with this, other than reporting the Code Maroon, which is generated by campus officials.


89 posted on 10/28/2010 3:32:08 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Jedidah

George, Laura and Barbara Bush are at their apartment at the Presidential Library.

Might be the reason for jumpiness.


90 posted on 10/28/2010 3:35:42 PM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: antiRepublicrat

It was a good childhood friend’s cousin that was the one that got him. Officer Martinez


91 posted on 10/28/2010 3:40:06 PM PDT by jdub (A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.)
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To: StolarStorm

My son was class of ‘93!


92 posted on 10/28/2010 3:41:25 PM PDT by LUV W (DIMs?......start packin'--you're fired!....I can see November from my house!)
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To: Beaten Valve

The Corps of Cadets is NOT similar to ROTC. The Corps is like a smaller version of West Point, the Naval Academy, etc... The Corps provides more officers the military than anwhere save the official academies. I wasn’t in the Corps, but I totally respect their dedication.


93 posted on 10/28/2010 3:49:04 PM PDT by jdub (A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.)
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To: Beaten Valve
Armed Gunman spotted at Texas A&M University

Are there any who aren't?

94 posted on 10/28/2010 3:49:17 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: Beaten Valve
Official all-clear message at http://codemaroon.tamu.edu:

"All Clear. Person with replica weapon identified. No danger. Resume normal activity. 5:34 "

95 posted on 10/28/2010 3:51:31 PM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative (Two blogs for the price of none!)
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To: Marty62

Except that they’re there a lot.

I know that when my kids were there (13 years straight), they saw Pres. Bush I regularly, working out at the rec, crossing the street, etc. There are many high-profile political figures who come to the Bush School of Government and Public Service.

One time when we were there during W’s Presidency, we saw a parking lot full of shieks in full sheets. That might have been the Abdullah visit mentioned in his new book. World leaders would often come to A&M before going to Crawford — made for some really interesting lectures.


96 posted on 10/28/2010 3:52:11 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Beaten Valve
So the Corps of Cadets carries Ak-47’s??
97 posted on 10/28/2010 4:00:53 PM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: TSgt

I'm guessing it was a "drill rifle" like this?

98 posted on 10/28/2010 4:04:51 PM PDT by smokingfrog (Because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake.)
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To: Jedidah

A&M provides students some amazing opportunities.


99 posted on 10/28/2010 4:05:15 PM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: LUV W; All

A&M sounds all clear after report of gunman
By AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF | Thursday, October 28, 2010, 04:51 PM

UPDATE 5:34 p.m.:

Texas A&M University issued an “all clear” following a report from a campus bus driver of an armed person in the Rudder Tower area.

“Person with replica weapon identified. No danger. Resume normal activity,” A&M said on its website.

“We believe it was a Texas A&M student,” said university spokesman Jason Cook. “I cannot confirm it was a member of the Corps of Cadets at this time.”

http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/highereducation/entries/2010/10/28/texas_am_student_sent_emergenc.html?cxntcid=breaking_news


100 posted on 10/28/2010 4:28:17 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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