As strange as this may sound, it’s actually pretty good advice for adults and kids alike, and could probably be applied with relative success to any mass shooting or spree shooting scenario.
In 1985 mass murderer Remeta and his companions killed their way through the South, and then descended on Grainfield, Kan., like the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, leaving death, pain and misery in their wake.
Trey Sesler was a big fan of Japanese animated films. Still living with his parents his life seemed to have stalled, but the young man won a modest amount of Internet fame for some reviews he posted on YouTube as “Mr. Anime.” Anime was not his only interest however; he had other things on his mind, namely murder.
A review of 2012, a year in which we had well more than our fair share of mass and spree murders.
Ex-Marine Charles Joseph Whitman, a student at the University of Texas at Austin, went on a shooting spree that began around midnight on August 1, 1966, with the murders of his mother and his wife. The next day he went to campus and dispensed death to 16, leaving 31 others wounded before turning a weapon on himself.
After telling his wife that he was going "hunting humans," James Huberty went to a McDonald’s in San Ysidro, Ca. armed with three guns. He shot and killed 21 people and wounded 19 others before a SWAT team sniper killed him. Huberty’s wife said it was McDonald’s use of MSG, that provoked his rampage.
Cathouse star Brooke Phillips was brutally killed with five others. She may not have been the target, but who was and why?
In the wee hours of June 10, 1912, eight people–six of them kids –were murdered with an axe in the town of Villisca, Iowa. That crime remains a mystery. A century later the town would be once again rocked by a mass murder.
Self-proclaimed prophet and cult leader Jeffrey Don Lundgren was born on May 3, 1950. After a life of religious confusion, Lundgren became the leader of a fanatically loyal sect. One day, he decided that a family of his most ardent followers, the Averys, was to be killed for sacrifice.
On April 16, 2007, a gunman opened fire in a dorm and classroom at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., killing at least 30 people in the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history, according to government officials.