Archive: July, 2015

Jose Reyes – Sparks Middle School shooting (2013)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Jose Reyes (Sparks Middle School shooting, 2013) – shot and killed a teacher and wounded two others before killing himself at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nevada. Reyes, 12-years-old at the time, had been placed on generic Prozac just three days before the October 21 shooting. The child complained of being bullied at school and possessed a collection of first-person shooter video games. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/13/jose-reyes_n_5319148.html

Aaron Alexis – Navy Yard shooting (2013)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Aaron Alexis (Navy Yard shooting, 2013) – shot and killed 13 people and wounded 8 more at the Washington Navy Yard in Southeast Washington, D.C. on September 16, 2013 after reportedly being attacked by “low-frequency radio waves.” Alexis reported being followed by three men who were speaking to him through “the walls, floor and ceiling” of his workplace and kept him awake by “sending vibrations …

Adam Lanza – Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting (2012)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Adam Lanza (Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, 2012) – shot and killed his mother before traveling to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut where he murdered 20 children and six teachers before killing himself on December 14, 2012. Diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of 13, Lanza suffered from developmental and anti-social issues most of his life. Lanza, age 20 at the time …

Laura Sorensen – Grocery Store shooting (2012)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Laura Sorensen (Grocery Store shooting, 2012) – thought she was hunting pedophiles when she opened fire in a grocery store in Gig Harbor, Washington on August 11, 2012, wounding two men and killing a third. Sorensen, 20-years-old at the time of the shooting, had a history of mental illness and was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a teen. Sorensen’s mother, a mental health therapist, said she …

James Holmes – Batman Theater shooting (2012)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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James Holmes (Batman Theater shooting, 2012) – opened fire in a midnight screening of the Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises,” at the Century 16 Theater in Aurora, Colorado, killing 12 and injuring 58 on July 20, 2012. Holmes, 24-years-old at the time of the shooting, was one in six recipients of a National Institute of Health Neuroscience Training Grant at the University of Colorado …

Staff Sgt. Robert Bales – Bales Afghan massacre (2012)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Staff Sgt. Robert Bales (Bales Afghan massacre, 2012) – slipped out of a combat outpost twice in a single night on March 11, 2012 while serving in the Afghanistan war and murdered 16 innocent unarmed Afghan civilians, most of which were women and children. Six others were wounded. Bales, 38-years-old at the time of the killings, showed signs of mental deterioration as his moods changed …

Mohamed Merah – Toulouse shooting (2012)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Mohamed Merah (Toulouse shooting, 2012) – methodically gunned down and killed three Jewish schoolchildren, a rabbi and three paratroopers in Toulouse, France on March 11, 2012. Merah, a 23-year-old Frenchman of Algerian descent, was reportedly inspired by radical Islam and trained in Afghanistan. Merah had been prescribed psychotropic drugs and sleep aids “to calm his stress.” http://www.wnd.com/2015/06/big-list-of-drug-induced-killers/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/22/toulouse-shooting-mohamed-merah-shot-dead_n_1372387.html

John Shick – Western Psychiatric shooting (2012)

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John Shick (Western Psychiatric shooting, 2012) – opened fire, killing one and wounding five others before being shot and killed by police at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania on March 8, 2012. Shick, 31, was a patient at the hospital. Upon searching his apartment, police found handwritten complaints about his medical treatment including various misdiagnoses from doctors at the clinic. Police also …

Anders Breivik – The Norway massacre (2011)

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Anders Breivik (The Norway massacre, 2011) – disguised himself as a police officer before planting a car bomb in close proximity to government offices in Oslo, Norway, killing eight people on July 22, 2011. Breivik, 33-years-old at the time of the killings, then drove to the island of Utoeya, where a summer youth camp of Norway’s governing Labour Party was being held. He opened fire, …

Jared Lee Loughner – Jared Loughner Arizona shooting (2011)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Jared Lee Loughner (Jared Loughner Arizona shooting, 2011) – shot and killed 6 people, including US District Court Judge John Roll at a Congress on Your Corner event held by Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz), his intended target. Giffords and 13 others were injured in the January 8, 2011 attack near Tucson, Arizona. Many close to Loughner, who was 24-years-old at the time of the shooting, describe …