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Columbine and the Connecticut Shooter: Mad at the World

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

So why did Omar Thornton, a black 34-year-old truck driver who worked for a beer distribution company, shoot and kill more than the five "racists" he claimed to be tracking?

Omar Thornton, Beer Distributor Shooter, Stole Empty Kegs Worth $400

AP | EVERTON BAILEY Jr. and STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HARTFORD, Conn. — The man who fatally shot eight co-workers at a Connecticut beer distributor stole cases of beer and empty kegs worth more than...

Beer Distributor Closed Since Shootings Set To Reopen After Period Of Silence, Remembrance

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut beer distributorship where an employee went on a shooting rampage and killed eight co-workers and himself is set...

'Handgun of the Year' Used for Mass Shooting of the Week

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

When Omar Thornton decided to open fire on his co-workers earlier this week, he used a local product for his killing machine: an SR9 high-capacity pistol from Southport, Connecticut's Sturm, Ruger & Co.

Columbine and Hartford Distributors Shooting

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

Maybe the most obvious connection between Columbine and today's shooting at the Hartford Distributors liquor business in Connecticut that reportedly left at least eight dead is that the suspects committed suicide afterwards.

Hartford Distributors Shooting: Nine Dead In Workplace Massacre

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANCHESTER, Conn. — A driver caught stealing beer from the warehouse where he worked agreed to resign his job Tuesday and then as "cold as ice,"...