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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Boy Shoots Parents With Dad's Gun

Same old same old, but amazing story.  Boy, 14, troubled, in state of Washington, admits he's obsessed with violent video games--and has thought about killing parents for years.  They finally take games away from him for two weeks.  Now he decides he really has to kill them.

Weapon at hand?  Of course.  He forces his dad's gun case open, takes out .22, and shoots both of folks at close range.  Cops arrive.  Though seriously wounded they tell cops they were shot by "intruder."  Only in checking house's security tape do they spot son carrying weapon.  Parents somehow survive. Bail set at $500,000.   Local TV site adds details and has video report.

Greg Mitchell’s book So Wrong For So Long, on media (and Bush) misconduct on the Iraq war, was published last week in an updated  edition for the first time as an e-book.  

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