Friday, September 27, 2013

Elks And Other Lodge Attacks

Elks And Other Lodge Attacks

Lodges are gathering places for parties. They also seem  to be the target of a lot of unconnected shootings and fires.

August 2013 - Eagles lodge
SPOKANE — Authorities released new details Monday about two teenage boys who are charged with the murder of Delbert Belton, an 88-year-old World War II veteran ..

February 2013
Feb 17, 2013 · Two firefighters were killed and another two severely injured following a fire that broke out in a Texas lodge, officials said Saturday.
The fire began around midnight on Friday at a Knights of Columbus hall in Bryan, Texas. 

Elks And Other Lodge Attacks

  • Eagles
  • Elks 
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Masonic
August 2012

    A gunman opens fire outside the McKibbon Masonic Lodge in northwest Detroit. Members tell Fox 2 the lodge’s grand master was shot and killed.

    Masonic lodge grand master shot and killed

    Aug 4, 2012 11:32 p.m.
    A gunman opens fire outside the McKibbon Masonic Lodge in northwest Detroit. Members tell Fox 2 the lodge’s grand master was shot and killed.
    The shooting took place Saturday afternoon on the 14,000 block of Fenkell. Police are looking for the gunman and trying to determine what led up to the shooting
    3 stabbed at Solomons Island Elks Lodge party

Security guard, 2 others stabbed at lodge party

 UPDATED 11:16 AM EDT Apr 29, 2012

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December 2011

Fire Rips Through Elks Lodge

By WKBW Internet

December 10, 2011Updated Dec 11, 2011 at 12:54 PM EDT
NORTH TONAWANDA, NY (WKBW) - An early morning fire Saturday tore through the 90-year-old Elks Lodge on Main Street in North Tonawanda Saturday.
The fire destroyed the building and put a kink in one couple's wedding plans and affected a toy drive.

June 2010
SHERMAN, TX-- A man allegedly walked into the Sherman Elks Lodge and shot andkilled a woman. It all happened about 6 PM. Witnesses say the man walked into th
 female had been shot, and had been killed at this location," Lieutenant Bob Fair said. "We do have a male in custody. As for the reason to why this has taken place, that has not been determined. Detectives are inside right now talking to witnesses trying to figure out what exactly had taken place and what led to the shooting at this location." Officers responded and have the suspect in custody. The man did not resist. Just across the street, friends and family gathered--waiting to see if their loved ones inside the Elk's Lodge were OK ... woman was girlfriend of suspect
The man Police say is responsible for Youtsey's death is 43 year old Marvin Wayne Graves of Sherman. Graves has been charged with murder and is being held in The Grayson County jail on a 500 thousand dollar bond.