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Shootings under Obama: A timeline

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Here are just some of the gun-attacks to have happened since Obama’s inauguration in January 2009.  And he wants to confiscate you guns?
March 2009
Geneva County Massacre
10 dead
Michael Kenneth McLendon, 28, a laid-off worker, opens fire while driving through several towns in Alabama.
April 2009
Binghamton shootings
13 dead
Jiverly Antares Wong, a naturalised American citizen from Vietnam, starts shooting at a civic centre in New York.
November 2009
Fort Hood
13 dead, 42 wounded

President Obama pays his respects to the victims of Fort Hood in November
U.S. army psychologist, Major Nidal Hasan opens fire at the Texas military base.
February 2010
University of Alabama in Huntsville
3 dead, 3 wounded
Amy Bishop, a professor, starts shooting 50 minutes into a Biological Sciences Department faculty meeting, killing three colleagues and injuring three more.
August 2010
Manchester, CT
8 dead
Omar Thornton, 34, a driver for Hartford Distributors, leaves a disciplinary hearing and begins shooting before turning the gun on himself.
January 2011
Tuscon, AZ
6 dead, 11 wounded

A memorial continues to grow outside the University Medical Center
Jared Lee Loughner, 22, shoots Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords in the head during a constituents meet-and-greet at a supermarket.
October 2011
Seal Beach
8 dead, 1 wounded
Amid a child custody dispute, Scott Dekraai, 41, walks into a crowded California hair salon and opens fire on his former wife. Dekraai pleads not guilty.
April 2012
Oikos University
7 dead, 3 wounded
One L. Goh, 43, a former student at the small Christian college starts shooting in a classroom.
July 2012
Century 16 movie theatre shotting
12 dead, 58 wounded
James Holmes, 24, is arrested after entering a cinema during the late-night premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises” and opening fire. He had booby-trapped his apartment with explosives and was recently jailed and given 12 life sentences.
December 2012
Sandy Hook Massacre
27 dead, 1 wounded

A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre
Adam Lanza, 20, forces his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. He kills 20 first-graders and six adults. Before arriving at the school, he had killed his mother at their home. At the White House, President Obama wipes away tears, saying “our hearts are broken today”.
June 2013
Santa Monica College
5 dead
John Zawahri, an unemployed 23-year-old, kills five people in a rampage which begins at his father home and ends in the California college’s library.
September 2013
Washington Navy Yard
13 dead, 3 injured
Aaron Alexis, a Navy contractor and former Navy man, engages police in a running firefight in the Washington D.C. industrial complex before being shot and killed.
May 2014
UC Santa Barbara
7 dead, 7 wounded
Elliot Rodger opens fire in the campus town of Isla Vista, California from inside a black BMW. Rodgers acted alone and written and video evidence suggest the attack is premeditated.
June 2015
Charleston, South Carolina
9 dead
White supremacist, Dylann Roof, begins shooting in a historic black church in an attempt to start a race-war.
August 2015
Roanoke, Virginia
3 dead, 1 wounded

Victims Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27
Vester Lee Flanagan II AKA Bryce Williams shoots dead two former colleagues from the WDBJ7 news team.
October 2015
Umpqua Community College, Oregon
At least 9 dead and 7 wounded
A gunman attacked a college in Oregon killing at least nine people and injuring seven. Police named the attacker as Chris Harper-Mercer, 26, who had posted online messages about other recent massacres.
Source: The Telegraph

 

Written by Leatherneck Blogger

November 3, 2015 at 05:00

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