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AUSTIN — Authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on Austin police headquarters early Friday morning, and a bomb squad was called in to search his vehicle.

The man also targeted a U.S. courthouse and the Mexican Consulate, Assistant Poice Chief Raul Munguia said at a news conference. Officers were searching the suspect’s Austin-area residents for possible explosives.

Police did not immediately confirm whether the man, whose name was not immediately released, had explosives.

The gunfire was reported at 2:22 a.m. Friday, Munguia said, and some bullets hit police headquarters. Munguia did not immediately say whether the consulate and the courthouse were damaged. Both were closed at the time of the gunfire.

“An officer outside the building saw the suspect, fired at the suspect, the suspect went down,” Munguia said.

Officers then saw what appeared to be an improvised explosive device in his vehicle, and that “the suspect was wearing some type of vest,” Munguia said. He did not provide additional details on the garment.

Police are trying to determine a motive for the gunfire, which shut down a stretch of Interstate 35 for hours but had reopened Friday morning.

Source: http://www.dallasnews.com/news/state/headlines/20141128-austin-police-kill-shooter-who-targeted-downtown-buildings.ece


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also appears he was armed, heavily. and shooting openly in a public place.

Ohh is that frowned upon? Maybe it's because he went to public school as a child. Maybe some priest molested him. Maybe TBone suspended him one too many times. Surely there's some other reason this happened. It can't possibly be the guy is just a flat out criminal nut.


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Ohh is that frowned upon? Maybe it's because he went to public school as a child. Maybe some priest molested him. Maybe TBone suspended him one too many times. Surely there's some other reason this happened. It can't possibly be the guy is just a flat out criminal nut.

criminal nut is a bit simplistic a label for my liberal tastes, but if you say so. feels like we live in gotham. i hope it's tim burton's gotham; that one is the best.

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By Jim Forsyth and Jon Herskovitz







AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A man apparently upset about U.S. immigration policy was fatally shot on Friday after firing more than 100 rounds of ammunition at buildings including the Mexican consulate, a U.S. courthouse and police headquarters in the Texas capital, police said.


Police identified the gunman as Larry McQuilliams, 49, an Austin resident with a criminal history.


Police said they were investigating whether McQuilliams died of a self-inflicted wound or from a shot fired by a mounted officer who was bringing horses into a stable near police headquarters. No one else was injured in the incident, police said.


"The sergeant was right there getting ready to put the horses away for the night," said Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo. "As he held two horses with one hand, he discharged at least one round with a single-handed shot."


McQuilliams also tried to set fire to the Mexican consulate, police said.


In a statement, the Mexican Foreign Ministry expressed its "deep concern and condemnation of the incident."


Acevedo said the targets indicated the attack may have been over U.S. immigration policy.


"When you look at the national debate right now about immigration, that ... comes to mind. Sometimes our political discourse becomes very heated and sometimes very angry," Acevedo told reporters.


President Barack Obama this month imposed the most sweeping U.S. immigration changes in a generation, easing the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million illegal immigrants.


Police said they received a call at 2:22 a.m. about shots being fired in downtown Austin. No bombs were found on the suspect or in his vehicle, Acevedo said. Police examined McQuilliams' home in north Austin and said "the residence has been secured and is safe."




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Wonder if it was anyone here?

Not me .....I was in my bunker waiting for more Ferguson riots


If more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice about attacking them, Detroit Police Chief James Craig

Florida currently has more concealed-carry permit holders than any other state, with 1,269,021 issued as of May 14, 2014

The liberal elite ... know that the people simply cannot be trusted; that they are incapable of just and fair self-government; that left to their own devices, their society will be racist, sexist, homophobic, and inequitable -- and the liberal elite know how to fix things. They are going to help us live the good and just life, even if they have to lie to us and force us to do it. And they detest those who stand in their way."
- A Nation Of Cowards, by Jeffrey R. Snyder

Tavis Smiley: 'Black People Will Have Lost Ground in Every Single Economic Indicator' Under Obama

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Democrats>Socialists>Communists - Same goals, different speeds.

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Sent the missus out to battle the crowds to obtain a few hundred rounds that I needed for my stash... I just spent all day cleaning my guns . The fumes are getting a bit intense .


If more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice about attacking them, Detroit Police Chief James Craig

Florida currently has more concealed-carry permit holders than any other state, with 1,269,021 issued as of May 14, 2014

The liberal elite ... know that the people simply cannot be trusted; that they are incapable of just and fair self-government; that left to their own devices, their society will be racist, sexist, homophobic, and inequitable -- and the liberal elite know how to fix things. They are going to help us live the good and just life, even if they have to lie to us and force us to do it. And they detest those who stand in their way."
- A Nation Of Cowards, by Jeffrey R. Snyder

Tavis Smiley: 'Black People Will Have Lost Ground in Every Single Economic Indicator' Under Obama

white-privilege.jpg?resize=318%2C318

Democrats>Socialists>Communists - Same goals, different speeds.

#DeplorableLivesMatter

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