(CNN) — A gunman boarded a school bus in Alabama, took a 6-year-old boy hostage and killed the driver who tried to save him, police said Wednesday.
The incident occurred Tuesday and continued into Wednesday morning, with authorities still desperately trying to free the young child, who was being held by the gunman in an underground bunker. [...]
Late in the evening Tuesday, the shooter had the child in some sort of underground bunker or storm shelter, and authorities were communicating with him through a PVC pipe, CNN affiliate WSFA reported.
An underground bunker with a PVC pipe communication system? Very Doomsday Prepper-ish.
And in Phoenix, Arizona, not long after former Representative Gabrielle Giffords spoke to the Senate Judiciary Committee, a man shot multiple people at a local business.
PHOENIX – Firefighters say five people were injured during a shooting at a workplace near 16th Street and Glendale.
They say three people were shot and have life threatening injuries. The other two people have other injures that aren’t life threatening.
Officers are still looking for the suspect, who is described as a white man in his 60’s.
And this week a 69 year old man shot a young man in his driveway who accidentally went to the wrong house.
The Old White Guys With Guns demographic is coming unglued.