posted on Dec, 19 2012 @ 07:56 PM
A sure-fire sign of the manipulated shooting is the lack of any believable motive for the shooters' acts:
12-16-92 Wayne Lo, 18, Simon's Rock College, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 2 dead, 4 wounded
"At the time I thought I did the right thing," he said recently. "But as I look back at it over time, more and more it doesn't make sense to me.
And more and more I ask myself, Why? Why did I do it? I mean, Why?"
2-2-96 Barry Loukaitus, 14, Moses Lake, WA, Frontier Jr H.S. 3 dead, 1 wounded
"There are things in life we're never going to understand, and this case is one of those..."--His Attorney
"Barry never articulated a reason why he did what he did." --John Knodel, Grant County prosecutor who handled the case.
9-17-96 Jillian Robbins, 19, Penn State U, State College, PA 1 dead, 1 wounded
--when she was arrested, she answered repeatedly, "I don't know" when asked why she brought school violence back to PSU.
10-1-97 Luke Woodham, 16, and Grant Boyette, 19, Pearl, MS, Pearl H.S. 2 dead, 7 wounded
...(I) fought with myself because I didn't want to do any of it."
12-1-97 Michael Carneal, Paducah, KY, Heath H.S. 3 dead, 5 wounded
Carneal's home room teacher reported that Carneal did not seem to recognize what he had done."
--When ask why he did it, he said he didn't know.
3-24-98 Mitchel Johnson, 13, and Andrew Golden, 11, Jonesboro, AS, Westside Middle School 5 dead
--"Since that day, when the boys have been asked the same question(why did they shoot), they appeared not to be able to give an answer."
Johnson: "I really thought that no one would actually be hurt."
4-24-98 Andrew Wurst 14, Edinborough, PA, Parker Middle School(at off-campus school dance) 1 dead, 3 wounded
--"Why did he do it? Andrew doesn't know, ...saying he had no reason of kill the teacher." "...no one...that evening could recall anything that
might explain what happened. Andrew himself has no explanation."
5-22-98 Kip Kinkel, Springfield, OR, Thurston High School, 1 dead, 7 seriously wounded
--In police interview he repeated "over and over" that "I had no choice."
Q: Why did you go to school and start shooting people?
A: I had to. I had no other choice. I couldn't do anything else.
4-27-99 Todd Cameron Smith, Taber, Alberta W.R. Myers HS, 1 dead, 1 wounded
--In a signed police statement, the boy later said: "I have no particular reason for shooting the boys that I did. I don't know who any of
5-20-99 T.J. Solomon, 15, Conyers, GA, Heritage High, 6 wounded-
--Upon handing the gun over(a teacher had convinced T.J. not to kill himself--the barrel was in his mouth)he started crying hysterically and said
repeatedly "I don't know why I did this."
12-6-99 Seth Trickey, 13, Fort Gibson, OK, 4 wounded
--"He said 'I don't know' when asked why he did it."
2-14-01 Jeremy Getman arrested at Southside High School in Elmira, New York State
--He admitted that he intended to shoot students and teachers and toss bombs into crowds when he brought weapons to Southside High School on
Valentine's Day. Police said they have no motive for what could have been a killing spree.
3-5-01 Charles 'Andy' Williams, Santana HS, San Diego County 2 dead, 13 wounded
--Williams was interrogated by detectives for about an hour after his arrest, and while prosecutor Anton declined to detail what he said, she
indicated the statements may not explain why he opened fire.
3-25-06 Seattle Rave Slaying, WA 7 dead, 2 wounded
"There is nothing we would like to do more than find out why this tragedy took place," he said. "Unfortunately, we may never know." (Police
spokesman Sean Whitcomb)
10-9-06 Memorial Middle School, Joplin, MO
--A 13-year-old student walked into the east side of Memorial Middle School, shooting wth a rifle.... (boy's attorney Chuck)Lonardo said the boy's
motives and intentions remain unclear even to him after sitting in on juvenile authorities' interview of the boy after the shooting.
"That's just it," Lonardo said. "We still don't know.
2-12-07 Suleiman Talovic, 18, SLC Trolley Square massacre, Salt Lake City, UT 5 dead, 4 wounded
--Salt Lake City police have finished their exhaustive investigation into the shooting rampage at Trolley Square, finding no real motive for
18-year-old Sulejman Talovic's killing spree. "I think it may have died with him," Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said in an interview
Sunday with the Deseret Morning News.
1-24-09 Portland Niteclub Shooting Richard Ayala, 24 3 dead, 6 wounded.
"We may never know the reasons that Ayala shot into a crowd of innocent people and took his own life," Detective Ken Whattam said.
9-6-11 Carson CIty, NV IHOP Eduardo Sencion, 32 5 dead, 7 wounded
A year later, one question remains: Why?
“He took the answer to that question to the grave,” Furlong said. “What went wrong in his head, we’ll never know.”
12-8-11 Virginia Tech Shooting, Blackburg, VA Ross Truett Ashley, 22 2 dead
"Investigators still have not identified a motive for the attack by 22-year-old Ross Truett Ashley, who later shot himself."(dated nine months
8-5-12 Wade Michael Page, 40 Sikh Temple shooting, 0ak Creek, Wisc 7 dead 3 wounded
Police Chief John Edwards: "We may never know the motive, because he died, and that motive died with him."