Apr 17 2007

Copycats To VA Tech Massacre?

Published by at 2:05 pm under All General Discussions,VA Tech Massacre

There are, sadly as expected, now a rash of threats against schools across this country.

Campus threats forced lock-downs and evacuations at universities in Texas, Oklahoma and Tennessee and two public schools in Louisiana on Tuesday, a day after a Virginia Tech student’s shooting rampage killed 33 people.
In Louisiana, parents picked up hundreds of students from Bogalusa’s high school and middle school amid reports that a man had been arrested Tuesday morning for threatening a mass killing in a note that alluded to the murders at Virginia Tech.

Schools Superintendent Jerry Payne said both schools were locked down and police arrested a 53-year-old man who allegedly made the threat in a note he gave to a student headed to the private Bowling Green School in Franklinton. Both towns are in southeastern Louisiana.

“The note referred to what happened at Virginia Tech,” Payne said. “It said something like, ‘If you think that was bad, then you haven’t seen anything yet.”

We can only hope these are impotent copycats desperate for attention. That is the best we can hope for it seems. More here on one of the incidents, which seems to be continuing. The scope of this insanity can be seen in a Google search.

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  1. crosspatch says:

    Of course. The BEST thing that could happen is to make it illegal to report these kinds of stories. I believe the media coverage actually causes them to happen. The media storm is exactly the result that these individuals want to create and it works every single time.