Crime Scenes in the United States

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Location Killed Date Gunman
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 32 April 16, 2007 Seung-Hui Cho
Newtown, Connecticut 27 December 14, 2012 Adam Lanza
Luby’s Cafeteria, Killeen, Texas 23 October 16, 1991 George Jo Hennard
McDonalds, San Ysidro, California 21 July 18, 1984 James Huberty
University of Texas, Austin 14 August 1, 1966 Charles J. Whitman
Post Office, Edmond, Oklahoma 14 August 20, 1986  Patrick Henry Sherrill
Columbine High School, Littleton, Colorado 13 April 20, 1999  Eric Harris, Dylan Klebold
Immigration Ctr., Binghamton, N.Y. 13 April 3, 2009 Jiverly Wong
Fort Hood, Texas 13 November 5, 2009 Nidal Malik Hasan
Movie theater, Aurora, Colorado 12 July 20, 2012 James Eagan Holmes 

Where are the Crime Scenes Sofia Smallstorm throughout her video and in Klein's video reminds us repeatedly what Mark S. Mann said during the bus scene, "I have not seen a single crime scene photograph of the inside or the outside of that school." In as much as that was her introduction to the rest of her information, we may assume that it was a crucial issue and one that she wanted us to impress upon us. At 4:35 into her video, she repeats what Mann says (left) and then adds, "but you can fill in the blank, a single child’s body, blood-strains, a devastated parent. There are many seriously missing pieces at Sandy Hook." I would ask the viewers if they have seen crime scene photos of any of the above shootings? Click this link about Virginia Tech and see if you see any bloody bodies. In 2002, someone, in one of the 34 agencies involved in the Columbine investigation, without authorization, leaked the Columbine crime scene photos which enraged the victim's families. 

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Headlines: Virginia Tech shooter Cho Seung-Hui sent media packages out ...

Cho Seung-Hui injured seventeen and kills thirty-two people at the Blacksburg, Virginia campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute

  Newtown, Connecticut
Anomolies Newtown
Columbine             Columbine 2              Columbine 3 Columbine High School, Littleton, Colorado: “Dozens of top secret, crime-scene photos from the Columbine High School massacre, showing the two killers' bodies, their victims and even their bombs, have leaked out. Families of some victims are outraged and say the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has failed to keep a promise that the photos would never leave that office. "People don't want the pictures of their dead kids circulating on the Internet, which it appears likely is what's going to happen," said Brian Rohrbough, whose son Dan was one of the 13 killed when shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold rampaged through the school on April 20, 1999.” Tallman said 34 agencies were involved in the Columbine investigation, and the photos could have come from any of them."

The building at Fort Hood, where Hasan massacred 13 people and injured 32 four years ago will be demolished, the military post said this week. The deployment processing center where the shootings happened had been fenced off as a crime scene, but now that Hasan has been convicted, it will be torn down, said Brian Dosa, the post’s public works director. There are no scenes of the dead or wounded bodies at Fort Hood. Like other crime scenes in the United States, the police, the media, and the courts typically never show such scenes.

              Hasan, the shooter           Crime Scene
        Hasan, the shooter                     Fort Hood Crime Scene

Sorrow at Fort Hood          More Sorrow           Ambulance at Fort Hood
All of these photos are of the crime scenes at Fort Hood - Note: No bodies

Fort Hood, Texas:
"God bless all the families affected by this and the first responders.... and for the Major... I hope he goes to hell!"

Regarding the crime scene at Fort Hood - Brett Mills, an FBI firearms expert with 23 years on the job said, “When I walked in there it was probably the worst scene personally that I’ve ever seen.” FBI Special Agent Susan Martin testified, “There were several bodies (in one area), there was medical equipment all over the floor. It was a pretty gruesome scene.” One juror wrote a note asking about security for the shooting scene. Kelley Jameson, the military police lead agent for the shooting, responded that it has been fenced with razor wire, locked and covered, and has been secure since the attack.” The jury, made of up military officers, saw a video taken during the initial walk through of the building and some crime scene photos. The photos were not displayed for the entire courtroom, which included journalists and victims' relatives in the gallery. The judge, Colonel Tara Osborn, said she was not allowing prosecutors to show anyone the most graphic photos "that focus unnecessarily on the deceased."

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