25 August 2016

Must've been one of those...

...high capacity AR-15 crossbows...

Three people are dead and one person has been injured after someone discharged a crossbow in the Scarborough Village area.

Const. David Hopkinson said it is too early to say whether the shooting was intentional or accidental.
So, Constable Clouseau, what's your theory... an accidental discharge, followed by two identical mishaps? Or, maybe he loaded three arrow-thingies by mistake.

And, no... that's not my "minkie."


UPDATE: Let the Media Frightening begin...

Although you stand a better chance of falling in the shower and breaking your neck, we, the "professional" journalists of Toronto, will do our best to convince you this is a "clear and present danger"...
The deadly weapons, though uncommon in homicide investigations, are surprisingly easy to get your hands on. A licence isn’t required to buy or own a crossbow and the hunting weapons are not regulated. Anyone over the age of 18 can walk into a sporting goods store and walk out with a weapon capable of firing a small arrow or ‘bolt’ up to 500 feet per second.
Or, if you're in a real hurry, you can go into your kitchen and grab a knife from the cutlery drawer.


RELATED: In other Hogtown homicide news
A 26-year-old man is recovering after being shot in downtown Toronto Tuesday night. ”
The shooting happened at the same spot where 27-year-old Steven Doyle was murdered Aug. 15.
And there's one less thug on the streets...
Police have identified a suspect in a May 27 shooting in North York. Talha Saeed, 23, of Toronto is wanted on seven charges, including discharging a firearm into a place/reckless to others, possessing a weapon dangerous to public peace, carrying a concealed weapon and possessing a restricted or prohibited firearm without holding a licence and registration.
No word yet on which gun club the shooter belonged to.


Anonymous said...

We gotta figure a way so they all start shooting each other, like in LA.

Neo Conservative said...

no figuring required... shootings in the gta, as in basically every other large city in north america is young black males shooting other young black males.


Frances said...

Except, Neo, when females get in the way of the line of fire. As is the case here.

Neo Conservative said...

too true, frances... you put firearms in the hands of lowbrow thugs, there's always gonna be collateral damage.


Bill Elder said...

"Anyone over the age of 18 can walk into a sporting goods store and walk out with a weapon"

Anyone under the age of 18 can walk out of a hardware store with a weapon capable of inflicting mass casualties - don't even get me started on the utility of common flammables as weapons.

!9th century fear mongering, hysteria peddling and if-it-bleeds-it-leads mentality still permeate dino media spew - so glad it won't survive the comet.

Neo Conservative said...

i saw an article somewhere that pointed out that more people in the united states are murdered with hammers than with those evil black assault rifles.

when is blm gonna atrt picketing home depot?


Bil E said...

I'm still trying to figure out how the perps got 3 kill shots off with a cross bow - unless the targets were sleeping and didn't move while he reloaded or there were 3 loaded crossbows.

The name of the perp tells me all I need to know about the motives but how a thug with the IQ of a radish can pull of 3 fast kill shots with a 150-200lb. pull hunting crossbow is an enigma

Neo Conservative said...

"bill e says... how the perps got 3 kill shots off with a cross bow"

there is now media speculation that he used a crossbow bolt like a knife.

ps... the talha mentioned in the post was a separate incident.