Gunman William Spengler Used Bushmaster, Left Chilling Note

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Minneapolis, MN

#1 Dec 25, 2012
Gunman William Spengler Used Bushmaster, Left Chilling Note

Source: ABC

By RUSSELL GOLDMAN

An convicted killer, who shot dead two firefighters with a Bushmaster assault rifle after leading them into an ambush when they responded to a house fire he set in Western New York, left behind a typewritten note saying he wanted to "do what I like doing best, killing people," police said.

William Spengler, 62, set his home and a car on fire early Monday morning with the intention of setting a trap to kill firefighters and to see "how much of the neighborhood I can burn down," according to the note he wrote and which police found at the scene. The note did not give a reason for his actions.

Spengler, who served 18 years in prison for beating his 92-year-old grandmother to death with a hammer in 1981, hid Monday morning in a small ditch beside a tree overlooking the sleepy lakeside street in Webster, N.Y., where he lived with his sister, police said today in a news conference.

That woman, Cheryl Spengler, 67, remains missing and may also have been killed, police said.

FULL story at link.

Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/US/webster-gunman-bushm...
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Minneapolis, MN

#2 Dec 25, 2012
So, where did Spengler get his guns? That's the question that you should be asking, since he couldn't legally own ANY gun. Track down those who sold them to him, if he didn't steal them, and prosecute them for not having done a background check, which I'm sure most law-enforcement agencies would have done on request.
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#3 Dec 25, 2012
Most gun owners aren't very responsible. The guns were probably stolen.

Gun owners that don't keep their guns locked up should be held responsible for what anyone who steals their guns does.
Ole Red

Huntsville, TN

#4 Dec 25, 2012
Spengler should have been fried in the electric chair or hung for killing his grandmother. Damn liberals turned him loose to kill again. screw all liberals.
40for60

Hibbing, MN

#6 Dec 25, 2012
More proof that an armed good guy can protect the innocent from an armed bad guy.
This kook killed his Grandmother with a hammer, he should never have seen the light of day again.

'Spengler’s mayhem was disrupted by a Webster police officer who returned fire with a rifle.

“Had that police officer not been there more people would have been killed because he immediately engaged the shooter with a rifle,” Pickering said.'

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/man-kille...
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Minneapolis, MN

#8 Dec 25, 2012
More NRA Carnage wrote:
Most gun owners aren't very responsible. The guns were probably stolen.
Gun owners that don't keep their guns locked up should be held responsible for what anyone who steals their guns does.
Talk about painting law-abiding gun owners with a BROAD brush.
You should apply to NBC as a so-called "expert" on our nation's gun laws...
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Minneapolis, MN

#9 Dec 25, 2012
ok, I'll get right on that.
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#10 Dec 26, 2012
unman William Spengler Used Bushmaster, Left Chilling Note

Source: ABC

By RUSSELL GOLDMAN

An convicted killer, who shot dead two firefighters with a Bushmaster assault rifle after leading them into an ambush when they responded to a house fire he set in Western New York, left behind a typewritten note saying he wanted to "do what I like doing best, killing people," police said.

William Spengler, 62, set his home and a car on fire early Monday morning with the intention of setting a trap to kill firefighters and to see "how much of the neighborhood I can burn down," according to the note he wrote and which police found at the scene. The note did not give a reason for his actions.

Spengler, who served 18 years in prison for beating his 92-year-old grandmother to death with a hammer in 1981, hid Monday morning in a small ditch beside a tree overlooking the sleepy lakeside street in Webster, N.Y., where he lived with his sister, police said today in a news conference.

That woman, Cheryl Spengler, 67, remains missing and may also have been killed, police said.
digger

Minneapolis, MN

#11 Dec 26, 2012
More NRA Carnage wrote:
unman William Spengler Used Bushmaster, Left Chilling Note
Source: ABC
By RUSSELL GOLDMAN
An convicted killer, who shot dead two firefighters with a Bushmaster assault rifle after leading them into an ambush when they responded to a house fire he set in Western New York, left behind a typewritten note saying he wanted to "do what I like doing best, killing people," police said.
William Spengler, 62, set his home and a car on fire early Monday morning with the intention of setting a trap to kill firefighters and to see "how much of the neighborhood I can burn down," according to the note he wrote and which police found at the scene. The note did not give a reason for his actions.
Spengler, who served 18 years in prison for beating his 92-year-old grandmother to death with a hammer in 1981, hid Monday morning in a small ditch beside a tree overlooking the sleepy lakeside street in Webster, N.Y., where he lived with his sister, police said today in a news conference.
That woman, Cheryl Spengler, 67, remains missing and may also have been killed, police said.
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So, WHERE did the convicted KILLER get his unlawfully obtained guns, to kill yet again??
Amused Slew

Seattle, WA

#12 Dec 26, 2012
The came from lax gun laws and proliferation of morons, WITH DANGEROUS UNNECESSARY WEAPONRY ...
Amused Slew

Seattle, WA

#13 Dec 26, 2012
Where would he get them, if they were responsibly locked up ??? Oops, bad gun ownership, so we need more laws....
Consistent

Grantsburg, WI

#14 Dec 26, 2012
Amused Slew wrote:
Where would he get them, if they were responsibly locked up ??? Oops, bad gun ownership, so we need more laws....
Thank you for the "Moderate" perspective of a Sociopath that seeks to eliminate Constitutional Rights.
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Minneapolis, MN

#16 Dec 26, 2012
The you for the "Radical Wingnut Extremist" perspective of a drunken moron that seeks to end America as we know it.
digger

Minneapolis, MN

#17 Dec 26, 2012
Amused Slew wrote:
Where would he get them, if they were responsibly locked up ??? Oops, bad gun ownership, so we need more laws....
So, exactly, what new "gun laws" are you proposing or supporting,
exactly??
Amused Slew

Seattle, WA

#18 Dec 27, 2012
I don't see the point in performing for you... Are you offering compensation to increase your intellect, because I like a challenge ?
digger

Minneapolis, MN

#19 Dec 27, 2012
Amused Slew wrote:
The came from lax gun laws and proliferation of morons, WITH DANGEROUS UNNECESSARY WEAPONRY ...
WRONG, it came from LACK OF ENFORCEMENT, lack of a tough prison sentance, lack of follow-up.

ANYBODY who beats their own grandmother to death with a hammer should get the DEATH PENALTY. If the spineless politicians can't make that the law of the land, then he should be imprisoned until the day he DIES.
Consistent

Grantsburg, WI

#20 Dec 27, 2012
More NRA Carnage wrote:
Spengler was only convicted of manslaughter. I know of no states or civilized countries that kill people for committing manslaughter.
Still sore about losing in November, I see.
For the New Year!

Serve Humanity, Go to the Light.

Why do you bother to exist, just go.

Certainly You KNOW how defective you are, this cannot be the only place where any that have contact with you run screaming from the pain that contact with you causes?

PLEASE just leave mankind!
Consistent

Grantsburg, WI

#21 Dec 27, 2012
Amused Slew wrote:
I don't see the point in performing for you... Are you offering compensation to increase your intellect, because I like a challenge ?
(As I just said to your other Persona)

For the New Year!

Serve Humanity, Go to the Light.

Why do you bother to exist, just go.

Certainly You KNOW how defective you are, this cannot be the only place where any that have contact with you run screaming from the pain that contact with you causes?

PLEASE just leave mankind!
Amused Slew

Seattle, WA

#24 Dec 27, 2012
Visit your family, con....

Con DA DRUNK CRAZY LOSER'S SPAM & EGGS "time"
Remember when you ran away and I got on my knees and begged you not to
leave because I'd go berserk?? Well...
You left me anyhow and then the days got worse and worse and now you see
I've gone completely out of my mind.. And..
They're coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!
They're coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-haaa
To the funny farm. Where life is beautiful all the time and I'll be
happy to see those nice young men in their clean white coats and they're
coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!!!!
Consistent

Grantsburg, WI

#25 Dec 27, 2012
Amused Slew wrote:
Visit your family, con....
Con DA DRUNK CRAZY LOSER'S SPAM & EGGS "time"
Remember when you ran away and I got on my knees and begged you not to
leave because I'd go berserk?? Well...
You left me anyhow and then the days got worse and worse and now you see
I've gone completely out of my mind.. And..
They're coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!
They're coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-haaa
To the funny farm. Where life is beautiful all the time and I'll be
happy to see those nice young men in their clean white coats and they're
coming to take me away, ha-haaa!!!!!
Why are you still here?

God is calling. Go before you destroy any chance you may have had.....Although it is probably ti late for you.

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