Reported: Active shooter in Odessa, TX

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Reported: Active shooter in Odessa, TX

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Post by Flightmare » Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:04 pm

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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:43 pm

Here is the latest I just found. They are saying maybe two different shooters? Wow

https://www.cbs7.com/content/news/Autho ... 64771.html

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Post by gtolbert09 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:57 pm

Saw on Twitter they’re reporting 30 injured, 2 shooters ,one in a Toyota truck and the other in a USPS Jeep.
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Post by carlson1 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:02 pm

Multiple people have been shot in West Texas after at least one suspect hijacked a U.S. mail carrier truck and started to fire indiscriminately, Odessa police say.

Midland police said they believe there are two shooters in two separate vehicles.

Odessa police said one person "hijacked" a U.S. Postal Service truck, while Midland police said they were searching for a second vehicle -- a small gold or white Toyota truck.

Both police departments encouraged drivers to get off the roads and stay indoors.
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Post by G.A. Heath » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:10 pm

Just heard over the scanner in Seminole at 5:08PM that all DPS troopers in the area are en route to Odessa and that the SO has been tasked to handle their duties (like auto crashes) in the county.
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Post by imkopaka » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:12 pm

People ask me sometimes why I carry such a big gun/so much ammo/multiple guns/out grocery shopping/in sleepy west texas...

Because nowhere is sleepy anymore.

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Prayers also that our rights don't come under further assault as a result.
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Post by philip964 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:16 pm

MSM has stories everywhere.

1 dead 20 wounded. 2 shooters. USPS truck, Toyota pick up. Randomly shooting. Naturally being tied to new gun bills that take affect tomorrow.

LEO shot.

https://www.cbs7.com/content/news/Autho ... 64771.html

Subject in custody at Cinergy of Midland.

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Post by carlson1 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:27 pm

imkopaka wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:12 pm
.....Prayers for those involved.

Prayers also that our rights don't come under further assault as a result.
:iagree:
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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:34 pm

carlson1 wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:27 pm
imkopaka wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:12 pm
.....Prayers for those involved.

Prayers also that our rights don't come under further assault as a result.
:iagree:
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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:41 pm

You know what just makes me livid? For kicks I like to check out the coverage on MSNBC. It is a know your enemy kind of thing for me. They are already pumping the gun control narrative over this shooting. They use phrases like "here we go again". But what they won't do is say one word about the 50 people who will be killed on the streets of Chicago during the labor day weekend. :mad5 :mad5 :mad5


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Post by philip964 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:49 pm

03Lightningrocks wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:41 pm
You know what just makes me livid? For kicks I like to check out the coverage on MSNBC. It is a know your enemy kind of thing for me. They are already pumping the gun control narrative over this shooting. They use phrases like "here we go again". But what they won't do is say one word about the 50 people who will be killed on the streets of Chicago during the labor day weekend. :mad5 :mad5 :mad5
I’m sure they won’t mention the Muslim terror stabbing attack in France either.

Kinda surprised no one has shot back yet, after all this is Texas.

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Post by carlson1 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:54 pm

FOX News says a Trooper was shot and there are 5 dead. 20 plus victims, but not all were shot. It appears they will give an official news conference soon.
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Post by imkopaka » Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:58 pm

philip964 wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:49 pm
03Lightningrocks wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:41 pm
You know what just makes me livid? For kicks I like to check out the coverage on MSNBC. It is a know your enemy kind of thing for me. They are already pumping the gun control narrative over this shooting. They use phrases like "here we go again". But what they won't do is say one word about the 50 people who will be killed on the streets of Chicago during the labor day weekend. :mad5 :mad5 :mad5
I’m sure they won’t mention the Muslim terror stabbing attack in France either.

Kinda surprised no one has shot back yet, after all this is Texas.
Sounds like no one had a chance - the suspects were basically shooting out the windows as they drove through various places (one of them driving a stolen mail truck). I wouldn't return fire under those circumstances.
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Post by G.A. Heath » Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:00 pm

One of the local Midland/Odessa TV stations, News West 9, is a repeat offender when it comes to showing an anti-gun bias. I am banned from posting to their facebook page after pointing out that one of their "news stories" on 'gun safety' had been printed over three years earlier by and that the original story had been debunked as being paid for by the Joyce Foundation. I did commend them for correction the grammar and punctuation issues found in the original. I suspect they will use this to try and make a name for themselves and their staff on the national scene.
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