Wednesday, November 19, 2014

TX:Possible Mass Shooting Stopped by Armed Citizen?

Some mass killings have occurred at clubs.  The most infamous has been the "Happyland social club" in New York City, where 87 people were murdered by arson in 1990.  

An armed citizen may have stopped an attempted mass killing in El Paso, Texas on Sunday, the 16th of November.   A 23-year-old Hispanic man had been thrown out of the appropriately named "Club Khaos" at about 1 a.m.  He returned to the entrance of the club and started shooting.  He hit five people,\; one of them is in critical condition.  From the
A 21-year-old man was hit in the torso/chest area and received serious injuries but is in stable condition, Sambrano said.

The shooter also hit a 24-year-old man, a 25-year-old woman, a 21-year-old woman and 19-year-old woman. All received what are described as "non-life-threatening injuries" and are considered stable, Sambrano said.

The suspect was shot in the leg by an unknown individual and investigators believe this person was acting in self-defense, Sambrano said.
The armed man who stopped the attack has not been identified at this time, and the police would like to talk to him.

The AP story identifies the attacker as Martin Guerrero.  AP does not mention that Guerrero was shot by an armed defender.

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