Archive for April 3rd, 2009

Gunman killed 13 people

Posted on April 3, 2009. Filed under: mass murder, New York | Tags: , |

April 3. Binghamton, New York – A gunman killed 13 people at an immigrant counselling centre where many of his victims were studying to become US citizens. The carnage at the American Civic Association, a language and help centre for immigrants settled in New York state, had all the hallmarks of being premeditated. The gunman drove his car to the back of the building and parked it tight against the rear door – preventing those inside from escaping. He then entered the front door armed with two handguns, shot both receptionists, one fatally and the other in the stomach. More on Guardian

2008

November. California  РEngineer, Jing Hua Wu, is accused of shooting to death three executives at chip-maker SiPort a few hours after being fired.

2007

October. Tampa, FL – Grimes brandished a revolver in a dispute at Club Fluid, 2016 Town Center Blvd., with a man who Grimes accused of stealing his car and burning it. The initial melee was broken up by the man’s friend, Jayfrey Williams. Witnesses said Grimes went after Jayfrey Williams later. The pair scuffled, witnesses said, and Grimes was forced back on a pool table. It was then, witnesses said, that Grimes pulled his gun and started shooting at Williams. More on TBO.com

2003

December. California – On Benton Street, 37-year-old Todd Vernon shot dead his 39-year-old wife and his three children who were visiting from Orange County, then climbed back into bed next to his wife and turned the .357 Magnum on himself.

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