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Aaron Ray Ybarra – Seattle Pacific University shooting (2014)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Aaron Ray Ybarra (Seattle Pacific University shooting, 2014) – stormed into a science and engineering building at Seattle Pacific University killing one student and injuring two others on June 5, 2014. Ybarra’s plan to kill as many people as possible including himself was thwarted by a student building monitor who pepper sprayed and tackled him as he reloaded. The 26-year-old had been treated and medicated …

Lia Y. Tricomo – Olympia, Washington (2014)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Lia Y. Tricomo (Olympia, Washington 2014) – strangled and slit the throat of her former male counselor (John Alkins) after the two had sex at his home April 30, 2014. Tricomo became depressed and suicidal after her and her little sister were gang raped following an invitation to serve as violin entertainment at an Iraqi wedding. Tricomo went in and out of mental facilities following …

Ivan Lopez – Fort Hood shooting (2014)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Ivan Lopez (Fort Hood shooting, 2014) – killed three and wounded at least 12 after opening fire at Fort Hood Army base in Killeen, Texas on April 2, 2014. Lopez, 34, was treated for depression, anxiety and sleep disturbances prior to the shooting. He was reportedly taking the sleep aid Ambien, as well as antidepressants. Lopez was also going through the process required to diagnose …

Alan Oliver Frazier – Reno Hospital shooting (2013)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Alan Oliver Frazier (Reno Hospital shooting, 2013) – opened fire in an examination room at a urology clinic in Reno, Nevada, killing one physician and wounding two others before taking his own life on December 17, 2013. Frazier, 51, said doctors at the clinic performed a vasectomy that ruined his life to due never ending pain. The shooter’s former fiance said he took medication for …

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 …