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    Active Shooter at University of Utah, 10/30/2017

    Shots fired at University of Utah
    Salt Lake City Police Dispatch confirmed that they are assisting the University of Utah Police in the incident.
    The Department of Public Safety tweeted that they have sent a helicopter crew to assist the University of Utah Police.
    TRAX reported that the Red Line will not proceed beyond Stadium Station near The University of Utah.
    http://fox13now.com/2017/10/30/shots...rsity-of-utah/

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    CBS says one dead. Shooter believed to be white male, black clothing.
    Also they appear to be posting twitter feed(s) for this event.
    http://kutv.com/news/local/breaking-...elter-in-place

    edit: they have brought in a city police helicopter with tactical team on board.
    Last edited by Brady; October 30th, 2017 at 11:36 PM.
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    It's sounding like an isolated incident, though they're still looking for the shooter. Haven't been any more shots for a while.
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    I've always wondered: what is so important about something like this happening on a school campus, versus in a crowded shopping area, or a busy street, or ...?

    When it's some crazy going off his meds at some corner, it's local news. But, by golly, if it involves an "active shooter" and it's at one of the "sensitive" spots the destroyers have nightmares about as being the unprotected risk areas in the country, it's national news. Agenda, anyone?
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    He is still on the lose but, police have lifted the lock down on the campus.
    24-year-old Austin Boutain was named by the Salt Lake City Police Department late Monday as a suspect in the University of Utah deadly shooting.
    Dale Brophy, Chief of Police for the University of Utah said the shooting happened when Boutain attempted to steal a car from an individual near Red Butte Gardens.
    “There was no relationship whatsoever that we can put together,” Brophy said in a press briefing around 1:50 a.m. Tuesday morning.
    Police reported that the suspect ran up into the hills east of the university following the shooting. Police believed that he was still hiding in the area. Boutain was considered armed and dangerous.
    http://fox13now.com/2017/10/30/shots...rsity-of-utah/
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccw9mm View Post
    I've always wondered: what is so important about something like this happening on a school campus, versus in a crowded shopping area, or a busy street, or ...?

    When it's some crazy going off his meds at some corner, it's local news. But, by golly, if it involves an "active shooter" and it's at one of the "sensitive" spots the destroyers have nightmares about as being the unprotected risk areas in the country, it's national news. Agenda, anyone?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccw9mm View Post
    I've always wondered: what is so important about something like this happening on a school campus, versus in a crowded shopping area, or a busy street, or ...?

    When it's some crazy going off his meds at some corner, it's local news. But, by golly, if it involves an "active shooter" and it's at one of the "sensitive" spots the destroyers have nightmares about as being the unprotected risk areas in the country, it's national news. Agenda, anyone?
    The schools they gleefully publicize are (generally) "gun free" zones. That should tell both sides something, but only one side seems to understand the lesson here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brady View Post
    He is still on the lose but, police have lifted the lock down on the campus.
    Anyone trying to contain you in an area with a shooter is your enemy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TRX View Post
    Anyone trying to contain you in an area with a shooter is your enemy.
    Yeah. Whatever happened to "Run, Hide, Cry"? I think I got that phrase right. Isn't that what the leftists want you to do?
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    It is called "Gun Free Zones" as demanded by the dumbocrats.
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    This happened last year, have they caught him yet???
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    Quote Originally Posted by chuck View Post
    It is called "Gun Free Zones" as demanded by the dumbocrats.
    Utah. So far as I know, it's lawful to carry on campus, with a CHL, either concealed or openly, or openly and unloaded without a CHL. (https://Handgunlaw.us/states/utah.pdf.)
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