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The Guy Who Killed Two Firemen Was Also Using A Bushmaster .223 Rifle

“Police are now reporting that the man who ambushed first responders in Webster, New York, armed himself with a Bushmaster AR-15 “assault style” rifle, according to Russell Goldman of ABC News.

William Spengler, 62, was already convicted of murder in 1981 for the beating death of his 92 year-old grandmother, and so was ineligible to own deadly weapons. Nonetheless, local police report that he also had a pump shotgun and a .38 caliber pistol.

The man left a note which stated that he wanted to “do what I like doing best, killing people” and that he wanted to see how much of the neighborhood he could burn down. Police say he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Investigators also say they intend to find out how Spengler came to possess these weapons illegally.

The Bushmaster .223 has been involved in a number of high-profile shootings in the U.S. this year — 12 killed in Aurora, Colo. 2 in Portland, Ore. 27 in Newton, Conn. Now 2 firefighters in Webster….”

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One comment

  1. Mad_Scientist

    And did you know that the assailant was fired on by an off-duty police officer and that is how he was stopped? Not by waiting for the authorities to show up, but by an armed man taking action.

    In you libs’ sick world of fantasy gun outlaws, are off-duty police officers even allowed to carry weapons?

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