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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

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BREAKING News via TWITTER..
1 posted on 10/28/2010 2:35:21 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

(Texas A&M Update) KTBX- Bus driver on Texas A&M campus reported seeing a man with an AK-47 gun.

Message sent to Texas A&M students: “Code Maroon: Sighting of armed subject at Rudder Tower. SEEK SAFE SHELTER until further notice.”


2 posted on 10/28/2010 2:36:15 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

Deer Season starts in Texas now. Hope that’s all it was.


3 posted on 10/28/2010 2:36:59 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Beaten Valve

As opposed to an unarmed gunman?


4 posted on 10/28/2010 2:37:10 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: Dallas59

Well...not with a AK47...


5 posted on 10/28/2010 2:37:41 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Beaten Valve

Pray no one is hurt.


6 posted on 10/28/2010 2:38:20 PM PDT by facedodge (Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. ~Friedman)
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To: Beaten Valve

opposed to an un
armed gunman??


7 posted on 10/28/2010 2:38:20 PM PDT by eastforker (Visit me at http://www.eastforker.com)
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To: MediaMole

Just checked NBS time and reset my computer by 1/10 of a second. This news release is 9 minutes in the future.


8 posted on 10/28/2010 2:38:32 PM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: Beaten Valve

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


9 posted on 10/28/2010 2:39:37 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

Why is always an AK-47? Wonder if a deer hunter was spotted with his/her gun in the rack...


10 posted on 10/28/2010 2:39:54 PM PDT by devane617 (November!)
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To: MediaMole

Is that anything like a no armed gunman?


11 posted on 10/28/2010 2:41:09 PM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Beaten Valve

CNN: BREAKING- Person who answered phone at Texas A&M admissions says they have received reports of a gunmen on campus (via TWITTER)


12 posted on 10/28/2010 2:41:24 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

Call out the Corps.


13 posted on 10/28/2010 2:41:45 PM PDT by mgstarr ("Some of us drink because we're not poets." Arthur (1981))
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To: mgstarr

I have two nephews and a niece at A&M. Prayers up that this is just a fluke of some kind.


14 posted on 10/28/2010 2:42:35 PM PDT by txmissy
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To: Beaten Valve

Forrest says “Stupid Is as Stupid Does!”


15 posted on 10/28/2010 2:42:39 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Beaten Valve

Are they sure its not an unarmed gunman?

heh


16 posted on 10/28/2010 2:42:55 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: Beaten Valve

Probably a guy with a rake again.


17 posted on 10/28/2010 2:42:58 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Beaten Valve

a gunmen??


18 posted on 10/28/2010 2:43:03 PM PDT by eastforker (Visit me at http://www.eastforker.com)
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To: Beaten Valve

Let’s hope they have CCW on campus.

A teacher saved the day with his 30-06 back in the day at the Texas school tower shootings.


19 posted on 10/28/2010 2:43:32 PM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Beaten Valve

Maybe if we make all of our campus’s “Gun Free Zones” this sort of thing will stop. < /Libtard mode off>


20 posted on 10/28/2010 2:44:23 PM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: txmissy

Prayers up for your newphews and neice and all innocents at Texas A&M.


21 posted on 10/28/2010 2:45:53 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Beaten Valve

My son is presently in the Engineering program at A&M. Hopefully this is a mistake but I’ll guarantee you there are more than a few armed students at A&M.


22 posted on 10/28/2010 2:45:55 PM PDT by bereanway (I'd rather have 40 Marco Rubios than 60 Arlen Specters)
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To: devane617
Why is always an AK-47?


23 posted on 10/28/2010 2:46:12 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (11/02/10 - a political earthquake is predicted to hit D.C.)
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To: Churchillspirit

Newphews = nephews.


24 posted on 10/28/2010 2:47:04 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Hodar

Maybe it’s like the one the other day that turned out to be a NERF gun .....


25 posted on 10/28/2010 2:47:09 PM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Beaten Valve
Students being told to seek shelter immediately.

What do they tell the students if a tornado's coming - to lock and load?!

26 posted on 10/28/2010 2:47:14 PM PDT by Senator Pardek ( It might be hard for some of the younger Freepers to believe, but in 1982)
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To: Churchillspirit

Thank you!


27 posted on 10/28/2010 2:47:27 PM PDT by txmissy
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To: Beaten Valve

Another Aggie attempting to keep up with the Longhorns.


28 posted on 10/28/2010 2:47:27 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: stockpirate

Actually, there were several people with their hunting rifles keeping the shooter at bay while local officials tracked him down and shot him.

Just went through this with my daughter who goes to UT.

PRAYER UP! for TAMU


29 posted on 10/28/2010 2:47:30 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: OB1kNOb

“Gunman is white”. Alert the MSM....

Update Poss - gunman on campus is white, wearing green clothing and carrying a backpack. A SWAT team is on its way now. (TWITTER)


30 posted on 10/28/2010 2:47:42 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: stockpirate
Is that anything like a no armed gunman?

They are making great strides in the area of thought-controlled prosthetics...

31 posted on 10/28/2010 2:47:52 PM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: Beaten Valve

“Gunman spotted on Texas A&M campus.”

Have there been shots fired? I mean this IS Texas after all, this could be perfectly innocent.


32 posted on 10/28/2010 2:48:02 PM PDT by Grunthor (I learned only after Obamas' election that I am a racist, homophobe anarchist.)
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To: wolfcreek

I didn’t realize there was more then one. I had heard that a teacher was firing at him and a student was handing the teacher ammo.


33 posted on 10/28/2010 2:49:26 PM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: antiRepublicrat

My bad, thought you wrote prophylactics.


34 posted on 10/28/2010 2:51:14 PM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Beaten Valve

Praying!


35 posted on 10/28/2010 2:51:42 PM PDT by PastorBooks
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To: stockpirate
I had heard that a teacher was firing at him and a student was handing the teacher ammo.

Many people who ran home, got their guns and came back to keep the perp's head down long enough for someone to go up and kill him. Who knows how many lives they saved, as they prevented him from shooting anybody else for quite a while.

Of course, today they'd all be arrested for bringing a weapon on campus, discharging a firearm within city limits, and violating noise ordinances.

36 posted on 10/28/2010 2:52:53 PM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: PastorBooks

TAMU Code Maroon Stream:

http://codemaroon.tamu.edu/


37 posted on 10/28/2010 2:53:43 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

According to KBTX-TV, former First Lady Laura Bush is currently on the campus of Texas A&M University.

according to your link


38 posted on 10/28/2010 2:54:08 PM PDT by christianhomeschoolmommaof3
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To: stockpirate

“”My bad, thought you wrote prophylactics.”””

Don’t worry, comments like that just go in one ear and out the rubber.


39 posted on 10/28/2010 2:54:32 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: stockpirate

Maybe it was just gun class. A blank went off.


40 posted on 10/28/2010 2:55:09 PM PDT by library user
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To: Grunthor
My thoughts as well. I have to think there is more to the story... seeing people in camo is not unusual. You're not supposed to have rifles on campus but I know it happens... at least it did when I was there.

I can easily see some new student see a cadet carrying a drill rifle from practice and freaking out.
41 posted on 10/28/2010 2:56:14 PM PDT by StolarStorm
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To: antiRepublicrat

How true.

Also, I think a couple of shootings have been stopped in this manner.

My favorite:

“TULSA, OK — Tulsa Police say one of two men shot during a violent home invasion early Thursday morning has died. They identified him as 18-year-old Darreon Carter.

Carter was shot in the head and leg. The second suspect, 23-year-old Daniel Holman, remains in critical condition in a Tulsa hospital. He was shot in the head and stomach.

The men were shot by the resident in the apartment in what police say was a case of self-defense.

The incident happened at the Brighton Park Apartments at 51st and Yale shortly after a resident called 911 and said two intruders had been shot during a robbery. Tulsa Police were called to the scene shortly after 4 a.m. where they say a resident in the apartment fought back.

Police say a woman had just entered her apartment when two men forced their way inside and demanded money.

The suspects were armed with screwdrivers and demanded money. After the victim gave them money, they told her to take her clothes off but she refused.

The commotion awoke the woman’s boyfriend who came out of the bedroom and began struggling with the two intruders.

Police say the woman then got a handgun out of her purse and shot both intruders.

Carter died late Thursday morning.”


42 posted on 10/28/2010 2:56:52 PM PDT by stockpirate ("......When the government fears the people you have liberty." Thomas Jefferson)
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Ex-President George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush and Laura Bush due at Texas A&M as gun alert issued
43 posted on 10/28/2010 2:57:05 PM PDT by library user
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To: library user

http://www.kbtx.com/home/headlines/Laura_Bush_To_Open_Red_Dress_Exhibit_106126763.html


44 posted on 10/28/2010 2:57:48 PM PDT by library user
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To: library user

Wow - now it’s getting a little crazy.


45 posted on 10/28/2010 2:58:37 PM PDT by txmissy
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To: library user

Secret service will get’em.


46 posted on 10/28/2010 2:58:41 PM PDT by diverteach (D.C. has become Jonestown.)
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To: library user

Let the SS go after him...


47 posted on 10/28/2010 2:58:50 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: stockpirate

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Whitman


48 posted on 10/28/2010 3:00:47 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: stockpirate
A teacher saved the day with his 30-06 back in the day at the Texas school tower shootings.

Charles Whitman, back in '66? There were plenty of armed civilians who kept him from taking careful aim after his first round of shooting, but it was two Austin police officers who finally made their way onto the Texas Tower observation deck and shot Whitman.

What's the story on the teacher with the 30-06?

49 posted on 10/28/2010 3:01:02 PM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.)
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To: txmissy
Following the ribbon cutting ceremony at 5 p.m., Laura Bush will be speaking at a forum starting at 5:30 p.m.

Right now it's 4:48PM in Texas. This is no accident.

50 posted on 10/28/2010 3:01:14 PM PDT by library user
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