Taxi driver kills 12, wounds 25 in En...

Taxi driver kills 12, wounds 25 in England

There are 11 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Jun 2, 2010, titled Taxi driver kills 12, wounds 25 in England. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

A taxi driver drove his vehicle on a shooting spree across a tranquil stretch of northwest England on Wednesday, methodically killing 12 people and wounding 25 others before turning the gun on himself, officials said.

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Nota Sheep

Midlothian, TX

#1 Jun 2, 2010
Unpossible... They have GUN CONTROL so this stuff can't happen.

Just like in Chicago, which is giving Killadelphia a run for its money.
RightOn

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Jun 2, 2010
How can this happen in Britain? Guns are outlawed. Oh wait......now only outlaws have them.
Red Ryder

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Jun 2, 2010
Nota Sheep wrote:
Unpossible... They have GUN CONTROL so this stuff can't happen.
Just like in Chicago, which is giving Killadelphia a run for its money.
Chicago - 39 shootings over Memorial Day Weekend

A man was found shot in the head and back this morning on Chicago's Far South Side, one of five shootings across the city overnight, police said.

He was found lying on the ground at about 3:21 a.m. in the 200 block of East 115th Street in the West Pullman neighborhood, said Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines, and was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

There was no immediate information available about the victim's age or the circumstances of the shooting.

In other violence:

• Shortly before 2 a.m., another man was found with a gunshot wound to his leg on the 3600 block of West Lexington Street in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side, Gaines said. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital where he was treated and released.

• At about midnight, an 18-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 12000 block of South Perry Avenue on Chicago's Far South Side, Gaines said. He was taken to Christ and is now described as in "stable" condition, he said.

http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2010/06/5-...

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Why would the Chicago police shoot that many people in one weekend?

After all, since the City of Chicago effectively BANS the private ownership of firearms, it HAD to have been the police doing all the shooting, right?

Gdubs

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Jun 2, 2010
If you have absolute gun control (China)...you get stabbing rampages.

If you have strong gun control (UK)...you get occasional shooting rampages

If you don't have weak gun control (USA)...you get fairly regular shooting rampages (and it's not just the big city, as we all know)

Sadly, violent rampages seem to be a part of the modern condition.

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#5 Jun 2, 2010
did he have a permit for those guns?
Point taken

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Jun 2, 2010
It is properly stated that guns don't kill people, a-holez w/guns kill people. Maybe we don't need handgun regulation in the U.S. like they have in the U.K. but we sure got alot of a-holez on this side of the Atlantic!! To bad we can't determine the a-holez from everyone else and thus what is that murder rate in the U.S. again? Compare it to the U.K. I think certain people should be vetted and then allowed to own a weapon in the U.S. because the a-holez are the ones doing the killing and lord knows they shouldn't have had a handgun in the first place. Thanks for the example Mr. Bird!!
Monk

Andover, MN

#7 Jun 2, 2010
Taxi Driver- one badass flick.
Krypteia

Shoreham-by-sea, UK

#8 Jun 2, 2010
Most gun owners here in the UK did not go out in the streets killing people,these over zealous tossers in government banned it to gun clubs but as most normal intelligent people know [excluding the parasites we call politicians] know that criminals and would be nutters will get a fire arm if they want one...
Paul Revere

United States

#9 Jun 3, 2010
just a guy i knew wrote:
did he have a permit for those guns?
What the hell does it matter? BANG - BANG - BANG

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#10 Jun 3, 2010
Paul Revere wrote:
<quoted text> What the hell does it matter? BANG - BANG - BANG
it matters because no country wants to become like united states when it comes to guns.
united states calls itself a democratic country,but when it comes to guns it's no better than afghanistan.
Paul Revere

United States

#11 Jun 4, 2010
I was in Afghanistan and they have the best hashish I've ever smoked. The Afghan weed was awesome too. Me and my Lady Di got totally wasted in each others arms. Then I did her in the butt.

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