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Gunman Kills Four People in Texas; Used Explosive: Police......

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A gunman used an "explosive device" in an attack at two different residences near Dallas, Texas, that left four people dead and four others wounded in an apparent domestic dispute, police said on Thursday.

A suspect was taken into custody, Corporal Melissa Franks of the DeSoto Police Department told a news briefing.

Police would not confirm the gunman's identity, though several local media reports said the suspected attacker was Erbie Bowser, a former special education teacher.

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Laura Jobe, a spokeswoman for the Mesquite Independent School District outside of Dallas, confirmed that Bowser, a certified special education teacher, worked at two schools there from December 2001 through March 2010, and left on good terms. He also coached football at the West Mesquite High School.

"He left on good terms. He did resign, he was not terminated," she said.....snip~

Gunman kills four people in Texas; used explosive: police
Reuters – 27 mins ago

Doesn't say what type of explosive.....domestic dispute too. Plus he was a Dancer for the Dallas Mavericks football team. People called him a Gentle Giant. Must have been something to get him to go off then.
 

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Flying back to Texas tomorrow, and this is what happens.

*sigh When will it end?
 

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A gunman used an "explosive device" in an attack at two different residences near Dallas, Texas, that left four people dead and four others wounded in an apparent domestic dispute, police said on Thursday.

A suspect was taken into custody, Corporal Melissa Franks of the DeSoto Police Department told a news briefing.

Police would not confirm the gunman's identity, though several local media reports said the suspected attacker was Erbie Bowser, a former special education teacher.

http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/x...BRE97716DZ00_RTROPTP_2_USA-TEXAS-SHOOTING.JPG

Laura Jobe, a spokeswoman for the Mesquite Independent School District outside of Dallas, confirmed that Bowser, a certified special education teacher, worked at two schools there from December 2001 through March 2010, and left on good terms. He also coached football at the West Mesquite High School.

"He left on good terms. He did resign, he was not terminated," she said.....snip~

Gunman kills four people in Texas; used explosive: police
Reuters – 27 mins ago

Doesn't say what type of explosive.....domestic dispute too. Plus he was a Dancer for the Dallas Mavericks football team. People called him a Gentle Giant. Must have been something to get him to go off then.
Nothing like a good old-fashioned domestic dispute to drive someone over the edge. I think those are the most dangerous. A wifey's getting a divorce . . . the guy's out of work (which may be part of the reason wifey's getting a divorce) . . . he sees his whole life going up in flames . . . no light at the end of the tunnel.

Yep. Cops hate domestic disputes for good reason. They can turn violent in a heartbeat.
 

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The facts surrounding the event are still a tad confusing. Was the "explosive device" he used some sort of homemade gun? It says the victims had gunshot wounds but that an explosive device was used.
 

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A gunman used an "explosive device" in an attack at two different residences near Dallas, Texas, that left four people dead and four others wounded in an apparent domestic dispute, police said on Thursday.

A suspect was taken into custody, Corporal Melissa Franks of the DeSoto Police Department told a news briefing.

Police would not confirm the gunman's identity, though several local media reports said the suspected attacker was Erbie Bowser, a former special education teacher.

http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/x...BRE97716DZ00_RTROPTP_2_USA-TEXAS-SHOOTING.JPG

Laura Jobe, a spokeswoman for the Mesquite Independent School District outside of Dallas, confirmed that Bowser, a certified special education teacher, worked at two schools there from December 2001 through March 2010, and left on good terms. He also coached football at the West Mesquite High School.

"He left on good terms. He did resign, he was not terminated," she said.....snip~

Gunman kills four people in Texas; used explosive: police
Reuters – 27 mins ago

Doesn't say what type of explosive.....domestic dispute too. Plus he was a Dancer for the Dallas Mavericks football team. People called him a Gentle Giant. Must have been something to get him to go off then.
Dallas Mavericks is a basketball team.

I work in DeSoto... so this is strange.
 

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The gov't, NSA, CIA, FBI, DIA, etc. spend trillions of dollars on a war of terror and we don't really have a terror war, just the same ol', same ol' another day. Let's get rid of these gov't terror employees, let the Corporate World pay to defend from their own enemies and use the money for real local level jobs that actually produce something.
 

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The facts surrounding the event are still a tad confusing. Was the "explosive device" he used some sort of homemade gun? It says the victims had gunshot wounds but that an explosive device was used.
This is what happens when the press is allowed to make wild speculation in the absence of factual findings.
 

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Where's the Breitbarters to demand justice for victims of white on white crime?
I don't know. Does it exist in places that don't have unicorns and elves who sneak in at night to make your shoes?
 

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Dallas Mavericks is a basketball team.

I work in DeSoto... so this is strange.
Yeah I know it is.....I use to living in Irving Right off of NorthGate and about 2 miles from 30. Right near the Mall. But that's what they said. He was a Special Ed teacher and use to be a dancer for them.


A spokesman for the Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team confirmed Bowser had been a member of the group's male dance team, the Mavs ManiAACs. He left the squad in 2009 and the basketball team had not been in contact with him since then, the spokesman said.....snip~
 

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A gunman used an "explosive device" in an attack at two different residences near Dallas, Texas, that left four people dead and four others wounded in an apparent domestic dispute, police said on Thursday.

A suspect was taken into custody, Corporal Melissa Franks of the DeSoto Police Department told a news briefing.

Police would not confirm the gunman's identity, though several local media reports said the suspected attacker was Erbie Bowser, a former special education teacher.

http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/x...BRE97716DZ00_RTROPTP_2_USA-TEXAS-SHOOTING.JPG

Laura Jobe, a spokeswoman for the Mesquite Independent School District outside of Dallas, confirmed that Bowser, a certified special education teacher, worked at two schools there from December 2001 through March 2010, and left on good terms. He also coached football at the West Mesquite High School.

"He left on good terms. He did resign, he was not terminated," she said.....snip~

Gunman kills four people in Texas; used explosive: police
Reuters – 27 mins ago

Doesn't say what type of explosive.....domestic dispute too. Plus he was a Dancer for the Dallas Mavericks football team. People called him a Gentle Giant. Must have been something to get him to go off then.
If he used explosives, was he really a "gunman"?
 

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Update......he threw an explosive device into one of the homes. They are also saying he is former military due to the tats he has. So a Special Ed teacher and Former Military. Although that's not confirmed yet.


Dallas shooting: Ex-Mavericks dancer arrested in shooting rampage

This all started when the suspect saw that his ex-girlfriend was not at her Dallas home. He stopped shooting there and quickly drove to a second home in the city of DeSoto, where he found her, CNN affiliate WFAA reported.

Bowser left Dallas and went a DeSoto home on Galleria, police said. Bowser tossed an explosive device into a home and after it detonated, went inside and shot four people, according to officers.

Bowser’s ex-wife, who hasn’t been identified, reportedly owns the DeSoto home where the second shooting happened. Police have not said whether she is among the victims.

Dallas police said the man ran out of ammunition and was arrested in DeSoto. News 8 learned the man has tattoos identifying him as a former military.

When he saw that his ex-girlfriend was not at her Dallas home, he stopped shooting there and quickly drove to a second home in the city of DeSoto, where he found her, CNN affiliate WFAA reported.

Police arrested suspect Erbie Bowser when he ran out of ammunition, she said.

Charges are pending. Dallas and DeSoto investigators are working together on the case. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating the nature of the explosive device, Franks said.....snip~

Dallas shooting: Ex-Mavericks dancer arrested in shooting rampage | WTVR.com
 

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I don't know. Does it exist in places that don't have unicorns and elves who sneak in at night to make your shoes?
Crime by white people? Yes, it exists.
 

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Hmm...so...what current or currently suggested gun law would have stopped this again?
 

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I'm not sure what you're getting at, and I'm not playing stupid games.

Thanks for playing.
Of course you are playing stupid games. That is what following politics and thinking we have any say whatsoever is all about. :2wave:
 

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Hmm...so...what current or currently suggested gun law would have stopped this again?
Probably the one about unspecified "explosive devices", of which the kind used in this incident was likely illegal anyway.

Bets on how long it takes for HuffPo to say he was using a big, bad assault weapon?
 

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Where's the Breitbarters to demand justice for victims of white on white crime?
They want to know why the TSA Viper Squad didn't prevent this act.
The Viper Squad was probably down at the Dallas homeless shelter jacking up the homeless and touching their junk.

I wonder how many libs are uninformed :2rofll: (couldn't help it) that it was Breibart who helped Arianna Huffington to create the Huffington Post. ?
 
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