Sunday, October 4, 2015

Fill in the Blanks

A lone gunman armed with _____ shot and killed _____ in East Buttputt, Ohio, as horrified _____ ran shrieking from the scene. The gunman, identified as ______, a ___-year-old unemployed _____, attempted to escape in a _____ but was _______ by the police. Aside from the _______ killed,  _______ more victims were injured, three critically. The gunman had a total of ____ weapons with enough ammunition, according to police, to kill ______ people.

“It was horrible,” said __________, who witnessed the shooting. “He was yelling and screaming about organized _______  and _______. I hid under a ______ and prayed.”

According to neighbors, ________ was a troubled youth who had clashed several times with ______ and believed that _________ and that it was is duty to ______. The gunman’s parents, _____ and _____ refused to comment, but a _______ who knew the alleged shooter, said, “He was a strange little _______. He always liked playing with guns, and he seemed to have few ______.

The alleged shooter’s website showed him posing with an array of weapons, and a long message addressed to _______ criticized the _____, _____, and _____ policy of the United States.

According to records made available, _________ dropped out of ________ when he was ____ and worked several minimum wage jobs at ______, ______, and _______. Sources at _______, his last place of employment, say he was fired a month ago for_______ in the New England clam chowder, which is against ________ policy.

As families, friends and neighbors gathered to mourn at ________ with flowers, balloons and stuffed animals, ________ said of _________, one of the slain victims, that she was _______ a __________ who volunteered at the local _________ and sang with the ________ choir. “I don’t know what we’ll do without her,” said __________.

There have been 294 mass shootings in 274 days, according to _________.  Gunmen have invaded schools, movie theatres, restaurants, and malls, leaving trails of blood and  tragedy.

Reached at the National Rifle Association Headquarters in Virginia, NRA Spokesperson Wayne LaPierre re-iterated the organization’s belief that, “Guns don’t kill people; people kill people.” He blamed legislators for their efforts to push through additional laws to regulate gun sales and ownership. “This is a violation of the Second Amendment that permits citizens to arms themselves against imminent threats, such as ISIS, the Pope, the Illuminati, poor people of all races, and anyone promoting gun control. It’s not the guns that need to be registered,” he told reporters, “it’s the crazy people.” LaPierre added that, “If we can register all the crazy people and know where they are at all times, there will be no more incidents such as the one that occurred at _______. “ Quoting Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush, LaPierre added, “But hey, stuff happens.”

In Washington, D.C., Representative ____________ (D, OH) said, “We have become a nation whose flag is always at half-mast.”

In other news, Kim Kardashian announced today that ________, but that she hopes to _______ by the weekend.


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