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Why didn't someone carrying in that Texas Wal-Mart interviene to stop that mass shooting?

Ghost1958

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No, it did not. The gun-free mall was a neighboring property. There are no Walmart stores located in malls.
Might research that some more.

According to ABC News, El Paso law enforcement officials advise that, moments before his killing rampage, the shooter cased the Walmart “looking for Mexicans.” While that may be so, it is nevertheless true that, consistent with his “manifesto,” his recon was also calculated to make sure that he would be attacking in a low-security area. In that regard, the Walmart store had no armed security guard, no police presence, and was located in a shopping mall that was a self-proclaimed “gun-free zone.”

Yes it was located in a mall that was a gun free zone.
 

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Might research that some more.

According to ABC News, El Paso law enforcement officials advise that, moments before his killing rampage, the shooter cased the Walmart “looking for Mexicans.” While that may be so, it is nevertheless true that, consistent with his “manifesto,” his recon was also calculated to make sure that he would be attacking in a low-security area. In that regard, the Walmart store had no armed security guard, no police presence, and was located in a shopping mall that was a self-proclaimed “gun-free zone.”

Yes it was located in a mall that was a gun free zone.
You know cops like to lie.
Watch the beginning of the video. Wal Mart is a stand alone store.
 

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You know cops like to lie.
Watch the beginning of the video. Wal Mart is a stand alone store.
I've searched and searched since this happened. I'm some manner the Wal-Mart was a GFZ. I don't know if it was some odd agreement on the lease or what.

But I have in-laws there. They say yes it's not an area where one can legally carry.
 

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I've searched and searched since this happened. I'm some manner the Wal-Mart was a GFZ. I don't know if it was some odd agreement on the lease or what.

But I have in-laws there. They say yes it's not an area where one can legally carry.
And they back this up with...what?
 

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Living there and they say so. That's all that's nessacary.
Sorry, no. That's not enough to confirm that what they told you is actually true.

Do they know what is required to make it off limits for legal carry? Have they seen the legally required notices posted on that specific Walmart property?
 

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Sorry, no. That's not enough to confirm that what they told you is actually true.

Do they know what is required to make it off limits for legal carry? Have they seen the legally required notices posted on that specific Walmart property?
Sorry yes , that is enough to confirm it. Maybe not for you but to be brutally honest the fact your are in essence calling them liars, makes you irrelevant as to what you think of believe.
They live , there, they carry. They know.

Believe what you want. Don't bother me with it again though. Done with you on this subject.
 

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Sorry yes , that is enough to confirm it. Maybe not for you but to be brutally honest the fact your are in essence calling them liars, makes you irrelevant as to what you think of believe.
They live , there, they carry. They know.

Believe what you want. Don't bother me with it again though. Done with you on this subject.
No, I did not call them liars. I suggested that they might be, and probably are, uninformed or misinformed.

The fact that they live there and carry does not change that. I can't begin to tell you how many Texas CHL holders I've known personally who swore their guns were registered.

Ignorance is not maliciousness.
 

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No, I did not call them liars. I suggested that they might be, and probably are, uninformed or misinformed.

The fact that they live there and carry does not change that. I can't begin to tell you how many Texas CHL holders I've known personally who swore their guns were registered.

Ignorance is not maliciousness.
One last time.
They are life long Texans born and raised in that area. They are gun people. They know the gun laws in Tx.
They go to that mall. And that Wal-Mart.
I haven't asked the paticulars much but that Wal-Mart being situated where it is in relation to that mall makes it a GFZ the same as the mall.

Now please. If you want to believe it isn't a GFZ, then do.

Nothing anyone tells you is going to change what you think.b. And that's ok.
 

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I haven't asked the paticulars much but that Wal-Mart being situated where it is in relation to that mall makes it a GFZ the same as the mall.

Now please. If you want to believe it isn't a GFZ, then do.

Nothing anyone tells you is going to change what you think.b. And that's ok.
Please do ask for the particulars. I really want to know them.

Being near a Simon mall doesn't make Walmart a GFZ. The only thing that can do that is legally binding signage, and so far no one has produced any evidence of that.

You're right that I don't believe something just because someone said that someone else said so. But I do believe evidence, such as photos.
 
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