Monday, December 30, 2013

Shopping Mall Market Shootings And Attacks

Shopping Mall Market Attacks ---
Attacks by Category |Timeline

Attacks on shopping malls, stores, and other retail locations, persons and property by gunmen, there are also attacks by cars driven into doors and walls and propane gas tanks which are not recognized as attacks but just "accidents". These are almost never characterized by authorities as terrorist attacks because there is always some cover story pointing to mental illness or anger.

Victim toll:

73 victims, 10 dead 63 injured July 16, 2003 Santa Monica Farmer's Market Massacre / Rampage
5: 3 killed 2 injured June 8, 2008 Akihabara massacre in Tokyo, Japan

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April 10, 2015 7 injured, truck destroyed, vehicles damaged 2015 Thailand Koh Samui Car Bomb A car bomb explodes in a Mazda pickup truck left in the basement garage of a shopping mall in the first attack on the popular Thai tourist island of Koh Samui. Seven were wounded including a girl from Italy. There was a second attack at almost the same time when a cooperative warehouse in Surat Thai was set on fire.  Government blamed "red shirt" radicals who had bombed Bangkok in February, but others pointed to Muslim ethnic Malay separatists from the province of Yala, 500 km and 8 hours away where the truck was stolen from and 6,300 have been killed in clashes since 2011.

Sunday February 16, 2014. Cyle Wayne Quadlin Shoots Man At AZ Walmart Claims Defence
In Chandler Arizona, Kriston Charles Belinte Chee was at a Walmart buying supplies to help build a church when he got into an argument with Cyle Wayne Quadlin, who shot Chee dead when he feared for his life when he was losing the argument. Chee's wife believes the claim of self defence was false, but police refused to arrest Quadlin after seeing there was an argument on the video which confirmed Quadlin's description which did not escalate into a physical fight.

February 14, 2014 Norfolk Mall Shooting Brawl At the Gallery at Military Circle in Norfolk Virginia, a group of men walked up to another group with children and wanted to fight them. At the Victoria Secret the scuffle escalated until one man pulled out a gun and shot another man and then left. There had previously been  there have been more than 800 calls for service at the mall in the past 12 months, mostly for larceny, alarm, disturbance-disorderly and assaults.

Wednesday February 12, 2014 Jamaica Police question licensed firearm holder in Pavilion Mall shootingPOLICE were up to late yesterday still questioning a licensed firearm holder who turned himself in connection with the shooting death of the 29-year-old man near the Pavillion Mall . on Monday. Feb 10 The dead man has been identified as Negus Whyte,  He has been detained pending further investigations

Saturday January 25, 2014 Columbia Mall Shooting A shooting at the Columbia Mall in Maryland results in 3 dead including the shooter at 11:15 a.m.

January 15, 2014 Gunman Shot Dead After Killing 2 At Indiana Grocery Store 3 Dead as a gunman entered through a deli door and fired a gun up and down a Elkhart Indiana supermarket at night. He killed an employee and a shopper before the gunman was shot dead after he aimed at police officers. The gunman lived in the area, but was no apparent motive and his victims appeared to be chosen at random.

November 4, 2013 Garden State Plaza New Jersey Mall Shooting In Paramus New Jersey, Richard Shoop, 20, of Teaneck, N.J., entered the Garden State Plaza shopping mall clothed in black in a ballistic vest wearing a motorcycle helmet near closing time at 9 p.m. firing shots before his body was recovered where he evidently shot himself.

December 24, 2013 San Diego Christmas Eve Mall Parking Lot Shooting Ilona Flint died and Gianni’s 22-year-old brother Salvatore Belvedere were found shot in a car in the parking lot of the Macy’s in the Westfield Mission Valley Mall near San Diego at 1:20 a.m. Ilona was working the late shift Christmas Eve which which was open until 2 for last minute shopping and called 911 before she was found dead. Salvatore Belvedere was reported to be with his brother Salvatore and his girlfriend Ilona before he himself was reported as missing
Man Found Shot In Parking Lot Of San Leandro's Bayfair Mall « CBS ...


Dec 21, 2013 A man was shot in the parking lot of a San Leandro shopping mall on Friday afternoon after an argument ...

Four men arrested in deadly N.J. shopping mall carjacking | Reuters‎
Dec 21, 2013 - Four men arrested in deadly N.J. shopping mall carjacking ... were loading gifts into their 2012 silver Range Rover in the parking lot of the upscale Mall at Short Hills, ... After the shooting, the men drove away in the victim's car.

July 23, 2013 Shot fired at Everett Mall; man detained |
An alleged shoplifter at the Everett Mall pulled and fired a gun ...
with store security around 5:45 p.m. Police said Sprague fired one shot during ...

On July 20, 2012, a mass shooting occurred at the Century 16 at Town Center at Aurora, during a midnight screening of the film The Dark Knight Rises. A gunman, dressed in tactical clothing, set off tear gas grenades and shot into the audience with multiple firearms, killing 12 people and injuring 58 others. The sole suspect is James Eagan Holmes, who was arrested outside the cinema minutes later.[10][11]

7 + 17 On 9 April 2011, six people were killed by a gunman who entered the Ridderhof mall in Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands,[8] a town approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi) south-west of Amsterdam.[9]Using a rifle, 24-year-old Tristan van der Vlis shot several people and then killed himself, reportedly with a different firearm.[10] There were seven deaths, including the killer, and 17 wounded,[7] making it the deadliest assault attack in the Netherlands since the 2009 attack on the Dutch Royal Family.[11]

March 17, 2010 Tarek Mehanna Massachusetts Mall Attack Plot Arrested after FBI uncovered a plot for an assault rifle massacre of shoppers in North Attleboro’s Emerald Square Mall, but the plan was abandoned it when they could not get weapons.

5: 3 killed 2 injured June 8, 2008 Akihabara massacre mass murder in the Akihabara shopping quarter for electronics, video games and comics in Sotokanda, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. At 12:33 p.m. JST, a man hit a crowd with a truck, eventually killing three people and injuring two; he then stabbed at least 12 people using a dagger (initially reported as asurvival knife[1]), killing four people and injuring eight.[2][3][4][5] He was later re-arrested by the police on June 20 on suspicion of murder.[5][9] During the trial, prosecutors sought the death penalty,[10] and the Tokyo District Court agreed, sentencing Kato to death.[11]

The Westroads Mall shooting was a mass shooting that occurred on Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at the Von Maur department store in the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Nineteen-year-old Robert A. Hawkins killed nine people (including himself) and wounded four, two of them critically.[4] It was the deadliest mass murder in Nebraska since the rampage of Charles Starkweather in 1958.[5]
The Trolley Square shooting was a mass shooting that occurred on the evening of February 12, 2007, at Trolley Square Mall in Salt Lake CityUtahUnited States. A lone Muslim gunman Sulejman Talović killed five bystanders and wounded four others before being shot dead by police. The FBI was not able to determine a motive, declaring it was not an act of terrorism. As Talović was heard to shout "Allahu Akbar" on a video of the rampage, others disagreed and suggested religious radicalism as a possible motive.[1]

The Tacoma Mall shooting was an attempted mass murder that occurred on November 20, 2005, at the Tacoma Mall in TacomaWashingtonUnited States. The gunman, Dominick Maldonado, entered the mall with a semi-automatic Norinco MAK-90 rifle and a pistol, injuring six before he instigated four armed kidnappings.The Tacoma Mall shooting was an attempted mass murder that occurred on November 20, 2005, at the Tacoma Mall in TacomaWashingtonUnited States. The gunman, Dominick Maldonado, entered the mall with a semi-automatic Norinco MAK-90 rifle and a pistol, injuring six before he instigated four armed kidnappings.

73 victims, 10 dead 63 injured
July 16, 2003 Santa Monica Farmer's Market Massacre / Rampage left 10 dead and 63 hurt, after then 86-year-old George Ressell Weller's car either accidentally or intentionally roared through the market on the afternoon. The biweekly farmers' market was closed off, but he hit a car, then accelerated around a road closure sign, crashed through wooden sawhorses, and plowed through the busy marketplace crowd. He was found guilty of ten counts of vehicular manslaughter, the sentencing judge noted that Weller “showed enormous indifference” and “unbelievable callousness.” A jewish observer said it mirrored a terrorist attack in Israel. The judge sentenced Weller to five years' felony probation, saying that Weller deserved to go to prison, but at nearly 90 years of age and suffering from heart disease, he would simply be a burden to taxpayers. He was also ordered to pay about $107,100 in fines and restitution

August 19, 2002 Massive $130M Santana Row Fire in San Jose The City of San Jose, California, experienced the worst fire loss in its history at the huge nearly completed Santa Row shopping center and apartment development. 11 alarms brought in 221 firefighters and 65 pieces of apparatus. After ten years, investigators have still not found any evidence of construction work that could have started the blaze, or any proof that it was intentionally set. It was about a year after the 9/11 attacks, but no media ever speculated that terrorism could have been a motive for an arson attack.

March 31, 2002Melodie Morsicato Crashes And Drives Inside Connecticut Target Store Melodie Morsicato crashed her Nissan Stanza through the doors of the New Britain Target in Connecticut at 4 a.m. when it was closed on Easter Sunday. She drove up and down trashing aisles until she was stopped and arrested by police in a car which smelled strongly of alcohol. She was charged her with first-degree criminal mischief, first-degree reckless endangerment and reckless driving

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