and here we go..sorry it took so long.
and while we're on the topic of it having taken a long time, i hope to hell the results of this effort are not ignored...i'd be real
September 27, 2012 – Andrew Engeldinger kills seven and injures one in Minneapolis, Minnesota.- "snapped" after having been fired from his job.
Shooter was on Mirtazapine, Trazodone, Temazepam, and generic Wellbutrin. unable to find solid information proving his gun was legally purchased. Not
a CCW holder.
August 5, 2012 – Wade Michael Page kills seven and injures three in Oak Creek, Wisconsin with a gun purchased from a federal firearms licensed
dealer in nearby West Allis. - no known motive, motive suspected to be in relation to his white supremacist beliefs. no indication of psychiatric
drugs. due to MN state laws, no information can be obtained regarding whether or not he was a CCW holder. Point Of Interest(POI): "self-inflicted
gunshot wound to the back of the head"
July 20, 2012 – James Holmes kills twelve and injures fifty-eight in Aurora, Colorado with guns purchased over the Internet and from gun shops. -
Motive Unknown. Shooter was on undergoing treatment for mental illness, and was on Klonopin, and Generic Zoloft. Not a CCW holder.
May 20, 2012 – Ian Stawicki kills six and injures one in Seattle, Washington with guns purchased from Bulls Eye Shooter Supply in Tacoma,
Washington. - Motive Unknown. No documented history of mental illness, though his family believed him to be quite mad. No medication. Valid CCW
April 2, 2012 – One L. Goh kills seven and injures three in Oakland, California with a gun purchased from Bullseye in Castro Valley, California. -
"snapped" after having been expelled from school, and apparently screwed out of money. Shooter suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, but was not
officially diagnosed until after the shooting. Not a CCW holder.
February 22, 2012 – Jeong Soo Paek kills five in Norcross, Georgia. - Motive Unknown. No information available on shooter's mental state, or if he
was on any medications. No information available on CCW(it is assumed he did not hold one)
October 14, 2011 – Scott Evans Dekraai kills eight and injures one in Seal Beach, California. - Shooter apparently targeted his EX-wife, over an
argument regarding custody of their son. Shooter had been previously diagnosed with PTSD, had previously had a restraining order filed against him,
however, it had expired at the time of the shooting. Shooter was on Trazodone and Topamax. Not a CCW holder.
January 8, 2011 – Jared Lee Loughner kills six and injures thirteen in Tucson, Arizona with a gun purchased from Sportsmans Warehouse in Tucson. -
Shooter targeted U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, feeling she had snubbed him, and not sufficiently answered a question he asked at a previous appearance
of her's that he had attended. shooter suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, however, it had not been diagnosed at the time of the shooting. Weapon
appears to have been legally owned. Not a CCW holder.
August 3, 2010 – Omar Thornton kills nine and injures two in Manchester, Connecticut with guns purchased from a dealer in East Windsor, Connecticut.
- "snapped" after being forced to resign, for stealing. Motive is alleged racism on the part of his co-workers. No documented history of mental
illness, or medication. weapons appear to have been legally obtained. No reliable information available regarding CCW.
November 5, 2009 – Nidal Malik Hassan kills thirteen and injures thirty in Fort Hood, Texas with a gun purchased from a gun shop in Killeen, Texas.
- Motive unknown, but suspected to be tied to radical Islamic views, prompting attempts to have the shooting reclassified as a domestic terrorist
attack. No documented history of mental illness, or medication. Weapons appear to be legally obtained. Not a CCW holder.
April 3, 2009 – Jiverly Wong kills fourteen and injures four in Binghamton, New York with guns purchased from Gander Mountain in New York. - Motive
appears to be in regards to perceived racist treatment by police over the course of a number of years. this is substantiated by a letter the shooter
sent to a news network before carrying out the shooting. No documented history of mental illness or medication. Shooter had previously been convicted
of a misdemeanor charge of fraud, for forgery. Shooter had made statements to people about his dislike of America, and his desire to kill the
president. Weapons appear to have been legally obtained. Not a CCW holder
March 29, 2009 – Robert Stewart kills eight and injures three in Carthage, California. - (this occurred in Carthage, N.C., not California. if they
can't even get THIS right, what else didn't they get right?) Motive suspected to be in relation to his wife leaving him. Shooter was on Lexapro,
Ambien, and Xanax. Shooter had a history of violent behavior. Weapons appear to have been legally obtained. Not a CCW holder.
June 25, 2008 – Wesley Neal Higdon kills six and inures one in Henderson, Kentucky with guns purchased online and from retailers in Champlaign,
Illiniois. - Motive Unknown. No documented history of Mental illness, or medication. Can find no corroborating information regarding the origin of the
weapons, searches for corroborating information only return this list. unable to reliably confirm that the weapons were legally obtained. Not a CCW
February 14, 2008 – Steven Phillip Kazmierczak kills six and injures twenty-one in DeKalb, Illinois with guns purchased from Tony's Gun & Ammo in
Champaign, Illinois and from a website operated by TGSCOM, Inc. - No known motive. Shooter had a history of mental illness, and was on Prozac, Xanax
and Ambien. Shooter did not acquire any weapons from TGSCOM inc. Weapons appear to have been legally obtained. Not a CCW holder.
October 7, 2007 – Tyler Peterson kills six and injures one in Crandon, Wisconsin with a gun given to him by the Forrest County Sheriff's Department.
- Motive unknown. Shooter was a police officer, and was therefore authorized to carry a firearm, making the question of whether or not he held a CCW
moot. No known history of mental illness or medication. Weapon was issued to the shooter by his department.
April 16, 2007 – Seung-Hui Cho kills thirty-three and injures seventeen in Blacksburg, Virginia with guns purchased from a website operated by
TGSCOM, Inc. - Where to start with this one... Motive appears to be hatred of "rich kids", and rejection by a woman, though other factors almost
certainly played a role. Shooter had a LONG history of mental illness, including a diagnosis of Selective Mutism. Cho was later ordered by the court
to undergo mental health treatment, an order that served to adjudicate Cho as a mental defective, which made him ineligible to purchase firearms under
federal law. He failed to disclose this on federal forms, and nobody caught it. Shooter was prescribed Prozac, however, it is unknown if he was
actually taking it. Shooter had been on Paxil from 1999 to 2000. Weapons were not legally obtained. Not a CCW holder.
Cont. next post.
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