Shots Fired at Fashion Island

Yesterday afternoon, a man began shooting a gun at Fashion Island in Newport Beach.

Initial reports say more than 50 shots were fired.

(For those of you who are unfamiliar with Orange County, Fashion Island is an upscale mall.  I was there Thursday morning, myself.)

No one was hurt.

The shooter is in custody.

Of course, on Friday there was the incomprehensible slaughter in Newtown, CT.

The week prior, there was the shooting in Clackamas, Oregon.

Our society is broken.

So … so … broken.

4 Responses to “Shots Fired at Fashion Island”

  1. Erica

    It’s not very noble of me, but I wish they’d shoot only themselves, the way it was in the old days.

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  3. Kathy

    Ya know…I don’t want to get into the politics of this online (People are more willing to slam others and call names online, I think) but I wish we’d consider Australia’s gun laws:

    But, I get the feeling that they are more pragmatic in their politics and perhaps less dogmatic than our citizens and politicians.

    And mental healthcare should be as accessible as physical healthcare. It isn’t by a long stretch. Bummer, huh?


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