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JCC Shots fired at LAX

Discussion in 'Community' started by Juliet316, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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  2. Kyle Katarn

    Kyle Katarn Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    So, LAX becomes more like the rest of LA?
     
  3. tom

    tom Chosen One star 7

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    sounds like security was pretty lax.
     
  4. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    Yeah, my first thought was "how in the blue hell did a high powered rifle get through security?!"
     
  5. Rogue1-and-a-half

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    Let's hope he didn't sneak it through in his butt or we'll all be getting random colonoscopies at the airport from no one.
     
  6. Lord Vivec

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    How many innocent bystanders did the LAPD kill?
     
  7. Only-One Cannoli

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    I have to fly from there tomorrow :(
     
  8. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Have there been any other guns fired in the USA Today? Juliet will be back after this short break with an update.
     
  9. Only-One Cannoli

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    It is somewhat weird that this makes breaking news but all the people shanked and shot on halloween don't make the news at all. I guess death is acceptable in this country if it's for celebration purposes.
     
  10. Juliet316

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    So far no reports of fatalities. Reports of the gunman shot and in police custody.
     
  11. Rogue1-and-a-half

    Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Any act of violence, no matter how minor, will get major news coverage and lead to major panic as long as its connected to airplanes. As a special bonus, it also has a shot at leading to policy changes.
     
  12. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    Especially if it's at a major airport hub like LAX
     
  13. Lord Vivec

    Lord Vivec Chosen One star 8

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    MSNBC says one fatality.
     
  14. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

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    Well the news is getting real lax in putting out non-credible information from random sources.
     
  15. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Been watching on Fox.Press conference shortly.
     
  16. Zapdos

    Zapdos Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Major news. It was actually mentioned on norwegian television after airing the breaking news of 90 year old Arne who refuses to wear a life jacket on his boat.
     
  17. Son of a Bith

    Son of a Bith Jedi Master star 4

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    Were u in Crete when this happened, Zapdos?
     
  18. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Yeah, it's all over the news in the UK as well. If they are holding flights due to take off to go to LAX that would have an effect in a lot of countries.
     
  19. Darth Morella

    Darth Morella Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Now I'm concerned about Arne's safety.
     
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  20. Juliet316

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    CNN's still saying the shooter is in custody but also that one TSA agent has been killed and another among the wounded as confirmed by LAPD.
     
  21. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Yeah, Fox is saying about the same at the moment. Fox are also saying the shooter was a ticketed passenger and not someone associated with the TSA.
     
  22. MrZAP

    MrZAP Jedi Master star 5

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    No. Only the vaguely Arabic looking people.
     
  23. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    I'm going to take several laxatives to calm myself down now.
     
  24. Darth Guy

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    If only airports had armed guards, this would not have happened.
     
  25. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    If we're taking it really seriously, we should really arm all airline passengers.

    But honestly, I know "shots fired at LAX" doesn't seem like a big deal (even though one person was killed). But checking in with the local news throughout the day it's been clear that the impact is huge. People have been held out on the sidewalks all day at the airport, the roads around there are all closed down, thousands of people are just wandering around the streets... pretty crazy. And the guy had at least 100 more rounds so it's a miracle the death toll wasn't higher.


    Luckily this guy was white. I mean, that's a weird thing to say is "lucky" in a way, but you know what I mean.