May be as many as twenty dead in church shooting in South Central Texas.

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  1. stevena198301

    stevena198301 Elite Refuge Member

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    What, you don't have one on yours? I went with the cordless battery powered one for mine. Also plan to add some of these:

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  2. Bear

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    An officer eventually killed, with an AR-15, Arroyo with shots to the head.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyler_courthouse_shooting

    Arroyo, who had parked and lain in wait near the courthouse, approached his ex-wife and son on the steps outside the Smith County Courthouse and fired on them with an AK-47 rifle. Maribel Estrada was hit in the head and killed instantly, and Arroyo's son was hit in the leg and wounded. Both fell to the ground at the rear courthouse steps.[1]

    Nearby law enforcement officers already present at the courthouse responded to the initial shots and began exchanging fire with Arroyo. At this point, the law enforcement officers were only armed with pistols, and Arroyo was able to wound several and force them to retreat.

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    A local resident, Mark Alan Wilson, was in his downtown loft when he heard the shooting begin. He looked out his window and saw Arroyo at the courthouse steps engaged in a shootout with law enforcement. Wilson, who held a Texas concealed handgun permit, immediately armed himself with his Colt .45 caliber pistol, and left his residence to intervene in the gun battle. Because Arroyo was already engaged in a heated gun battle with sheriff's deputies and Tyler police officers, he did not see Wilson approach from behind.


    As Wilson approached Arroyo from behind, Arroyo was taking aim at his son whom he had already shot in the leg and wounded. Acting to defend the life of Arroyo's son, Wilson fired a round from approximately 50 feet, which struck Arroyo in the back, causing him to stumble and taking his attention away from his son. A witness who saw Wilson's round strike Arroyo reported seeing "white puffs of powder-like substance" come from Arroyo's clothing. This is believed to be the first time Arroyo was hit or injured during his attack on the courthouse.

    Wilson was forced to take cover behind Arroyo's truck in a prone position and exchanged fire with Arroyo. As Arroyo began to approach Wilson's position, he stood up from behind cover and fired again, hitting Arroyo. Unknown to Wilson, Arroyo was wearing a bulletproof vest, rendering Wilson's shots ineffective. Arroyo eventually fired a shot that struck Wilson, who faltered and fell from the view of witnesses, face down behind Arroyo's truck. Arroyo then walked up to Wilson and fired three more shots at him, killing him.[2]

    Pursuit and Arroyo's death[edit]
     
  3. Bear

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    Too heavy, high drag and low speed,

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  5. stevena198301

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    I see where you went wrong... If you'd have put a 8 or 10 inch bar on it, you could probably drop a pound of weight, and add some speed. :nutz
     
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    That will never work the battery will run down before you get through the first body!
     
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    Sad story man, we checked out the site yesterday and it was neat talking to some of the parishioners how they were feeling, and how lucky they were. It really showed me how lost in their minds they must be, walking around the place talking to strangers about how they got lucky and lived. They just had a need to talk to others.
     
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    Admitting to stalkin ya, but when’d you become a female? I ain’t judging...
     

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