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An active shooter has pinned down police with gunfire outside a San Diego, California apartment building. A SWAT team is on the scene.
The shooter has barricaded himself in a bedroom in a sixth-floor apartment. There is no one else in the unit, his girlfriend told police.
originally posted by: raedar
a reply to: ML8715
Yeah it was a bit before that.
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originally posted by: thesaneone
a reply to: onequestion
Or it's just some entitlement minded loser who can't handle the word no.
It doesn't matter anyhow he will not be part of the human experience soon.
Tranquillizer darts are not generally included in military or police less-than-lethal arsenals because no drug is yet known that would be quickly and reliably effective on humans without the risks of side effects or an overdose. This means that effective use requires an estimate of the weight of the target to be able to determine how many darts (if any) can be used. Shooting too few would result partial effects only, while too many can kill the target. According to James Butts, Santa Monica, CA Chief of Police, "Tranquilizing agents don't affect everyone uniformly. Therefore you cannot predict whether or not you have a sufficient dose to tranquilize the individual. Second, any tranquillizer will take time to enter the bloodstream and sedate the individual. If someone is advancing on you with a deadly weapon or a threatening object, there's no way a tranquillizer would take effect in the two to three seconds it would take someone to seriously injure you."
originally posted by: onequestion
No surprise. Rising cost of living declining wages add to that a few minor stressors and we have mass shooting and people going crazy on a regular basis.