June 14, 2019 Newsletter by Jeff Pittman
- The suppressor used in the recent Virginia Beach massacre was legally purchased.
- Police responding to massacre underway at a municipal building were unable to confront the gunman at one point because they didn’t have the key cards needed to open doors on the second floor.
- One of the dead victims, a public utilities engineer, had considered taking a gun to work on May 31, the day of the killings, because she was concerned about the perpetrator, “as well as one other person,” said an attorney working with the victim’s family. On the night of May 30, this victim had discussed with her husband “whether or not she should take a pistol and hide it in her handbag,” according to the attorney. The woman’s husband said of his wife, “She said, ‘This guy’s (the “other” person) going to come back and shoot the place up,'” and he encouraged his wife to hide a pistol in her purse and take it to work — she had training and knew how to use it — but she didn’t want to break city policy forbidding employees from bringing weapons to work.
The very next day, she was murdered at work. So much for a woman’s right to choose what happens to her. We have no further word on the “other person.”
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