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A Mental Person with a Gun

Sidney Drabkin

Posted on February 25, 2018 12:17

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What were his friends thinking of when they took him deer hunting?

Here is the reason why you never give a person who has a mental problem a gun, or leave a gun laying around near him:

During a deer season weekend, on a quiet Friday evening, sitting in the sheriff’s radio room, a telephone call came into the room. “Three have been shot, wait a minute, four more shot, you better get someone up here right away!”, the person on the telephone was screaming.

The bartender at a Longbarn Restaurant, Longbarn, California, was making the emergency telephone call to the county sheriff’s office.

The Sergeant threw a deputy a set of keys and said to get several rifles, boxes of bullets, several containers of tear gas and gas masks, out of undersheriff’s office and put them in the car in the basement.

"Then go and get the sheriff and undersheriff at their homes, they are waiting for you go Code Three. Once you pick them up, I will give you the directions to the crime scene."

After arriving at the crime scene, we quickly got of our cars and got behind them, until we learned it was safe to come out from behind the cars. There were six people shot near a picnic table and a campfire, and one in a tent. We were told that the dead person in the tent was the shooter and he committed suicide.

Later we were told that everyone who was killed were friends from San Mateo, California, and were spending the weekend deer hunting. The shooter just got out of a mental hospital and went with the other people deer hunting to relax and get his mind off his problems.

While eating supper, the shooter went and got a rifle, loaded it, and started shooting his friends, who were eating dinner at a picnic table.

He killed everyone at the table, took several shots at the other campsites, and went into a tent and shot himself in the head—he thought that his friends at the table were making fun of him and laughing at him, which set him off to kill them.

This is the reason why you do not give a weapon to or leave a weapon laying around where a mental person or a young child can get it. What were the shooters' friends thinking about when they knew that he just got out of a mental hospital?

This shows that people who you know could go wild at anytime. And a gun, the purpose of which is only to kill, is given to him to go hunting.

“What were his friend thinking of when they took him deer hunting?”

 

Sidney Drabkin

Posted on February 25, 2018 12:17

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