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California Crime - Page 15
2 Students Injured in Shooting at California School
Original Post Date: 11th Oct, 2010 - 5:27pm
My goodness, you're not even safe to send your kids to school. Poor little children, imagine being hurt like that by a complete stranger!
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- A gunman opened fire on a crowded school playground Friday, striking two children before construction workers tackled him, authorities said.
The suspect parked his car around noon, jumped a fence and opened fire as he walked across campus in the north San Diego suburb, said Carlsbad police Lt. Kelly Cain. The students, ages 6 and 7, were both shot in their right arms. Police initially believed the children were grazed by bullets, but later determined the bullets passed through their arms. The injuries are not life-threatening and the children are expected to make a full recovery, Cain said.
The suspect, Brendan L. O'Rourke, 41, was arrested on suspicion of six counts of attempted murder and numerous weapons violations, Cain said. He is believed to have acted alone.
"He is possibly a transient who lives in the area," Cain said. "He is not cooperating with the investigation. He probably has some mental health issues...
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