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originally posted by: starviego
Shooting started about 2:15pm at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Shooter ID'ed as one Nicholas Cruz by other students, described as an ROTC cadet. ATF and FBI responding (i.e., Feds take over)
Live interview: Student just said "We already had a drill in the morning."
originally posted by: roadgravel
a reply to: DBCowboy
Kids thinking this will fix things in their life. Since the shooter didn't kill himself, I suppose he will really learn things could have been worse in life. But then he could be a psychopath.
A father said the man in the burgundy shirt pulled a fire alarm at the school and that caused students and teachers to come out of their classroom so he could start shooting.
originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
a reply to: face23785
So me thinking that a tank is overkill automatically means I want the police to run in naked without guns and try to tackle the guy shooting at them? What kind of logic are you using? A tank is not necessary in this situation and is 100% overkill. You realize that this is how militarized police starts, right? First a tank here and a tank there, "oh it's no big deal, they have to be prepared", then full-blown Apache helicopters responding to almost anything with riot gear being normal.
There's absolutely no reason for a tank to be present. Do they plan on knocking down a few walls of the school to get to the guy? Why not just shoot a torpedo at the school instead? Shooting a tank shell around hundreds of kids sounds like a really smart idea. It's not like bricks fly in all directions when an explosion happens or anything.