Тем не менее, они вовсю продолжаются.
Три человека убито в Пенсильвании, одна из них - женщина, развешивавшая в церкви рождественские украшения (стрелявший - четвёртый, застрелен полицией):
Gunman Kills 3 in Central Pennsylvania
A gunman in central Pennsylvania fatally shot three people Friday morning, including a woman who was hanging Christmas decorations inside a church, before being killed by police officers during a gun battle, the authorities said.
At least two Pennsylvania state troopers were also wounded after they responded to the attack.
The initial shooting took place inside the Juniata Valley Gospel Church near Route 22 and Juniata Valley Road near Hollidaysburg, Penn., a rural community about 40 miles southwest of Penn State University and 100 miles east of Pittsburgh, the authorities said.
The armed man, who has not been identified, fatally shot a woman in the church’s fellowship hall, where she had been decorating for a children’s Christmas party, said Philip McCaulley, the son of the chuch’s preacher. The woman, whose identity has not been released by the authorities, was in her 50s, said Mr. McCaulley.
Четверо - в Колорадо. Убийца только что вышел из тюрьмы и первым делом отправился к своей бывшей подружке, чтобы застрелить её, а заодно её сестру и мужа сестры. Потом застрелился сам.
Gunman in Colo. murder-suicide had been released hours before murder-suicide that left 4 dead
LONGMONT, Colo. - A Colorado man who had just been released from jail on domestic violence charges shot and killed three people Tuesday, including his ex-girlfriend, who was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher when she was killed, authorities said.
The gunman then shot and killed himself, Weld County Sheriff John Cook said.
The victims included the ex-girlfriend's sister and the sister's husband. All were found dead in a home in unincorporated Weld County outside Longmont, about 35 miles north of Denver.
Cook identified the dead as 25-year-old Beatriz Cintora-Silva; her sister, Maria Cintora-Silva, 22; and Max Aguirre Ojeda, 32, who was Maria Cintora-Silva's husband.
The gunman was identified as Daniel Sanchez, 31.
Убитые сами виноваты, конечно же. Надо было им всегда носить с собой полуавтоматическую винтовку, пару пистолетов, ну и пару броников в два слоя, конечно. Вот тогда бы они были в безопасности.