Category: Targeted Attacks

Vester Flanagan – (Virginia news crew shooting, 2015)

October 12, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Vester Flanagan – (Virginia news crew shooting, 2015) – snuck up on WDBJ-TV news reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, murdering them on live television as they filmed early in the morning outside a shopping center in Moneta, Virginia on August 26, 2015. Flanagan, 41, a former WDBJ reporter, also shot and injured Vicki Gardner, whom Parker was interviewing when they were …

Vincente David Montano – Nashville movie theater attack (2015)

August 11, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Vincente David Montano (Nashville movie theater attack, 2015) – injured three people when he entered into a screening of the film “Mad Max: Fury Road” at a theater in southern Nashville August 6, 2015. Montano, 29, was armed with pepper spray, a hatchet, and a pellet gun, as well as a backpack containing a lighter, lighter fluid and a canister of propane. Police fired more …

John Russell Houser – Lafayette movie theater shooting (2015)

July 27, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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John Russell Houser (Lafayette movie theater shooting, 2015) – sat in on a movie for 20 minutes at The Grand 16 theater in Lafayette, Louisiana on July 23 before opening fire and killing two young women who were sitting innocently in front of him, simply trying to enjoy a popular flick. Houser, 59, then aimed his gun at others, firing at least 13 times and …

Mohammod Abdulazeez – Chattanooga military shooting (2015)

July 20, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Mohammod Abdulazeez (Chattanooga military shooting, 2015) – shot and killed four Marines and fatally wounded a Navy sailor after opening fire on two unguarded military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 16, 2015. Abdulazeez, a native of Kuwait, reportedly suffered from depression since he was a child, first seeing a psychiatrist at the age of 12 or 13, according to family members, who admitted he was …

Dylan Roof – Charleston Church shooting (2015)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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Dylan Roof (Charleston Church shooting, 2015) – spent an hour at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina before opening fire and killing three men and six women on June 17, 2015. Roof, 21-years-old at the time of the shooting, voiced racist views and told a friend he had a plan to do something “for the white race.” Roof was arrested twice before …

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 …

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 …

John Shick – Western Psychiatric shooting (2012)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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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)

July 15, 2015 by PsychDrugShooters

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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 …