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Connecticut shooter did NOT use a rifle

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Warp, Dec 27, 2012.

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  1. Warp

    Warp Well-Known Member

  2. TX1911fan

    TX1911fan Well-Known Member

    Thanks for posting. That's good to know. Information is key.
  3. MachIVshooter

    MachIVshooter Well-Known Member

    Check your dates. That was aired on the 15th.
  4. buckeye8

    buckeye8 Well-Known Member

    Um, I think you're wrong. That video appears to have been aired in the immediate aftermath of the shooting, when conflicting reports of the event were being passed around left and right.

    This thread should be locked if that is the case.
  5. Warp

    Warp Well-Known Member

    Good catch. :eek:

    So, now that we are on the topic...what is the best, most reliable, most up to date information on what he used in the school? Link(s)?
  6. mljdeckard

    mljdeckard Well-Known Member

    There is a lot of back and forth on this. The coroner's report is still saying that the kids were killed with close-range rifle shots. I could see a lot of deliberate obfuscation on the part of the MSM and ban enthusiasts, making sure people only hear the worst possible set of 'facts' until a vote of some kind happens.
  7. Cosmoline

    Cosmoline Well-Known Member

    We know almost nothing first hand. The police have been very tight lipped about what they found at the shooter's home and AFIAK have released nothing to anyone. There have been conflicting reports about the hard drive's status among other things. Nobody really knows.
  8. Warp

    Warp Well-Known Member

    I am hoping to see more cocrete proof than the coroner's report.

    The fact that they haven't said anything else leads me to believe that a rifle was not used. And of course, if it was, being legally purchased in CT, it would almost surely be compliant with the two assault weapon bans they already have in CT...
  9. Infidel4life11

    Infidel4life11 Well-Known Member

    Even still my friends we haven't heard any reports of how many rounds were fired, what Cal. they were. NO ONE even the media has shown proof that the AR was used.
  10. Warp

    Warp Well-Known Member

    Shouldn't there be plenty of people and organizations with reports that would include information regarding what weapons were used, without needing the ME's report?

    What firearms, specifically, were recovered, and where from...what unfired ammunition was recovered...what magazines...spent cases (quantity/type/locations)...etc
  11. mnrivrat

    mnrivrat Well-Known Member

    The film I saw of the gun coming from the car trunk made it clear the long gun in the trunk was NOT an AR rifle . The operating handle was on the right side of the gun with the officer working the handle to clear the weapon. It will be interesting to see what happens with this aspect of the tragedy.

    It would be nice to know the facts.
  12. Warp

    Warp Well-Known Member

    Especially since some politicians are trying ram legislation through as quickly as possible
  13. richie

    richie Well-Known Member

    Its confusing, I remember the first day of the slaughter they reported there where 9mm casing all over the floors and the weapons were Glock and Sig and that they found an "assult rifle" in his vehicle. Then the next day the coroner said all the wounds were made by the Bushmaster, and the shooter killed himself with a 9mm. Hmmm, You don't suppose they had the coroner say it was the evil assult rifle with high capacity magazines that did all the carnage, so the president could push his agenda to bring back the Clinton ban.
  14. MachIVshooter

    MachIVshooter Well-Known Member

    <<<<<<<<<< Not amused. Sorry.
  15. Warp

    Warp Well-Known Member

    Would you mind linking to these reports from "dozens of first responders", please?

    I certainly don't recall seeing "dozens of first responders" reporting on what was used.
  16. Justin

    Justin Moderator Staff Member

    In light of the fact that this information is outdated, I'm going to close this thread to avoid further confusion.
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