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Gunman loose in Cumbria...

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by GoldenShadow, Jun 2, 2010.


  1. GoldenShadow

    GoldenShadow PetForums VIP

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    BBC News - Gunman kills several in west Cumbria

    Apparently he has just abandoned his car and is being chased on foot by numerous police from different forces. I've heard 11 shot and 2 dead apparently. Hope the bugger is caught before he can do anything more :(
     
  2. Waterlily

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    aw bloody hell how awful :(
     
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    Agreed!...........
     
  4. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    OMG - that's terrible.
    Really shocking
     
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    I dont think it will take long to find him now he's on foot, its just the fact he might take people with him when he's cornered
     
  6. GoldenShadow

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    Cumbria has been in the news so much recently for not nice reasons :(

    Really hoping to hear they've caught him whether they've had to shoot him or not to catch him :nonod:
     
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    The airfeild is realy busy here with helecopters :(
     
  8. GoldenShadow

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    The police are all armed apparently. Honestly if I thought anyone like that was loose round here I don't think I'd be brave enough to lock the doors and just hide, think I'd get in the car and just drive away as I worry so much :(

    Not sure where you are but hope you are inside and safe if its nearby. Fingers crossed he's caught soon :(
     
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    Just watching this on the news.... How awful. Love to all those whos families have been affected. :(
     
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    They now think they have found his body... :mad:
     
  11. GoldenShadow

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    Oh FFS I hope not :mad:
     
  12. GoldenShadow

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    Been confirmed apparently.

    Cannot believe this. I wish the police had done it, he didn't deserve to take his own life but then not fair to put it on the conscience of an officer either.

    Thoughts with all the families involved :(
     
  13. Mr Gizmo

    Mr Gizmo Body of a Buddah.

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    FFS I hope they have,at least it puts an end to it,even if it is the cowards way out and he shot himself(this of course not confirmed).
     
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    Just came on BBc news... coward!!
     
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    Anyone who takes their own life isn't a coward.I don't agree with this guy killing people but i would say his mind is disturbed.:(
     
  16. GoldenShadow

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    I just think its so wrong though for him to do damage then kill himself. IMO it is a coward's way out in that he wouldn't have wanted to sit and face the people's families who he killed, I bet that's why he did it to escape the police etc.

    I don't think most people who commit suicide are cowards at all, but in my eyes this guy has done it to escape the trouble he has caused. Could have done it without harming as many people as he has done but he chose to get a gun and shoot a lot of other people before ending his own life.
     
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    I can't comment on his circumstances and reasons, not until more information is known :( just tragic for all concerned and the very least the families of the victims deserved was answers... I just hope that they get some if not all answers one way or another.
     
  18. Mr Gizmo

    Mr Gizmo Body of a Buddah.

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    That’s the problem, as with the Hungerford massacre (Michael Ryan) we will never know the truth of what has gone on in his head but something defiantly snapped.
    Thanks to his suicide the people who have been affected by this will not be able to have complete closure.
     
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    And its that which angers me and makes me feel he is/was a coward. I really hope there is some kind of answer that can be given here and that no one condones or defends this human's actions because there is no excuse or reasoning in the world which justifies this type of thing.
     
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    I'm not condoning what this guy has done far from it.You say there is no excuse or reasoning,but i doubt very much his head was reasoning.If it does come to light what made him go over the edge,how will that help those that have beed affected?
     
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