February 14, 2023

A gunman killed three people and wounded five others at Michigan State University last night before leading authorities on a hunt that ended when he fatally shot himself, according to police. Via CNN:

For hours, students and others sheltered in place on the East Lansing campus that is home to 50,000 students.

"This truly has been a nightmare that we are living tonight," Chris Rozman, interim deputy chief of the Michigan State University Police said.

In addition to the three deaths, five people were transported to E.W. Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, where they were in critical condition, Rozman said.

The suspected shooter, a 43-year-old man with no affiliation to the university, was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a confrontation with law enforcement officials in the adjacent city of Lansing, Rozman said.

They always say these shooters had no motive, but that's not true. It is almost always a man with feelings, and the way he discharges those feelings is not a workout at the gym but by preparing himself for war. That's the motive: "I'm upset, and now I'm going to inflict that on this other group of people."

And as long as it's this easy to own guns, it will never get better.

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