I’m reminded of the Pink Floyd song that goes: “We don’t need no education. We don’t need no gun control…”
IND. MAN WITH 47 GUNS ARRESTED AFTER SCHOOL THREAT
Cedar Lake police were called to the home of 60-year-old Von I. Meyer early Friday after he allegedly threatened to set his wife on fire. A police statement says Meyer also said he would enter Jane Ball Elementary School and “kill as many people as he could.”
Authorities found 47 guns and ammunition worth over $100,000.
MAN ARRESTED AFTER 50 SHOTS FIRED IN CALIF. MALL PARKING LOT
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — A man was arrested Saturday after firing about 50 shots in the parking lot of a Southern California shopping mall, forcing a lockdown of stores crowded with holiday shoppers.
Marcos Gurrola, 42, of Garden Grove, Calif., was taken into custody around 4:30 p.m. He fired into the air and onto the ground in the parking lot near a Macy’s department store.
No one was injured, but the gunfire caused panic, coming just a day after a gunman killed 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school, and days after a deadly mall shooting in Oregon.
POLICE KILL GUNMAN WHO WOUNDED 3 AT ALA. HOSPITAL
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A man opened fire early Saturday at a hospital in Alabama, wounding a police officer and two employees before being shot and killed by another officer, authorities said.
Police were sent to St. Vincent’s Hospital around 4 a.m. to check on a report of an armed man inside the facility. Two officers who arrived separately converged on the suspect on the hospital’s fifth floor.
2 DEAD AFTER SHOOTING AT LAS VEGAS HOTEL
LAS VEGAS — A man shot and fatally wounded a woman, then killed himself Friday at the Excalibur hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip, sending many frightened patrons fleeing.
The shootings happened at about 8:30 p.m. near the high-rise hotel’s front entrance, Las Vegas Metro Police Lt. Ray Steiber said.
The man shot the woman, who was a vendor at Excalibur’s concierge desk, then turned the gun on himself, Steiber said. The man died at the scene, and the woman was pronounced dead later at a local hospital.
Patrons scattered at the first sound of gunfire, and no one else was wounded.