Sunday, December 09, 2007

Gunman Opens Fire on Christian Missionaries (UPDATE) Two Killed

I wonder if the media will characterize this as a religiously bigoted hate crime?

You know for sure if this happened at a mosque that would certainly be the case.
A lone gunman opened fire on a missionary training campus in Arvada early Sunday morning, shooting four people before fleeing.

Arvada Police investigators say the gunman walked into a dorm-like residence hall on the Faith Bible Chapel Campus at the Youth with a Mission facility near 64th & Ward Road just after midnight and began shooting.

"He entered the facility, opened fire and four of the youth inside that facility were injured," said Arvada Police Spokeswoman Susan Medina.

All four people were rushed to area hospitals, where their conditions are unknown.

Youth With A Mission is a group that trains people to be missionaries from all over the world.

"That suspect then fled the scene on foot and we conducted an extensive canine track. We had many, many patrol officers in the area. We had assistance from Wheat Ridge Police Department as well as Jefferson County Sheriff's Office," said Medina. "Unfortunately, he remains at large at this moment."

Police say they do not know whether the shooting was random or not.
UPDATE: Two killed.

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