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Re: TN: Waffle House shooting leaves 4 dead, several injured

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Post by NotRPB » Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:36 pm

http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/201 ... y_sus.html
The customer fired several shots at Thomas, who then ran out of the Waffle House and fled in a white Chrysler with the other robber. The customer later told police that he believed he had struck Thomas.

Later in the night, a white Chrysler pulled up at a local emergency room and dropped off a man with several gunshot wounds to the back, hip and arm. The man matched witness descriptions of the injured robber, according to the release.


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Re: TN: Waffle House shooting leaves 4 dead, several injured

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Post by philip964 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:26 pm

https://www.wkrn.com/news/waffle-house- ... 1754213472

Charged with 4 counts of murder.

Fit to stand trial.

Father gave him access to guns.

Brave young man wrestled rifle from him.

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Re: TN: Waffle House shooting leaves 4 dead, several injured

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Post by PriestTheRunner » Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:38 pm

philip964 wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:26 pm
https://www.wkrn.com/news/waffle-house- ... 1754213472
Charged with 4 counts of murder.
Fit to stand trial.
Father gave him access to guns.
Brave young man wrestled rifle from him.
Obviously he is guilty (assuming they have the right person, which I'm confident they do), but whatever happened to the right to a speedy trial? April 2018 to February 2019 and the trial is likely to be set out several months in the future.

At what point does that actually start to matter?


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Re: TN: Waffle House shooting leaves 4 dead, several injured

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Post by philip964 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:52 pm

PriestTheRunner wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:38 pm
philip964 wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:26 pm
https://www.wkrn.com/news/waffle-house- ... 1754213472
Charged with 4 counts of murder.
Fit to stand trial.
Father gave him access to guns.
Brave young man wrestled rifle from him.
Obviously he is guilty (assuming they have the right person, which I'm confident they do), but whatever happened to the right to a speedy trial? April 2018 to February 2019 and the trial is likely to be set out several months in the future.

At what point does that actually start to matter?
Took him awhile apparently to get fit to stand trial.

I’ve never liked the - not guilty due to insanity. I think Texas has this.

I prefer - guilty but insane, so they can keep you in a mental institution for your sentence or till your well whichever is longer.

But apparently in either case you have to be fit to stand trial- Understand the proceedings and cooperate in your defense.

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