Friday, April 20, 2018

North Carolina Maurice Laron Garner Mass Shooting Murder Suicide Girlfriend and Family

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April 18, 2018 North Carolina Maurice Laron Garner Mass Shooting Muder Suicide Girlfriend and Family   Maurice Garner, 35, killed his girlfriend mother Erica Smith, her 15-year-old son and 13-year-old daughter in a triple murder suicide.  Smith's three other sons, ages 8, 10 and 12, suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds; her youngest boy, aged 6, was unharme. The  mother, 32-year-old Erica Nichelle Smith, was also killed. Garner attacked the family Wednesday night after arguing with his girlfriend at the hospital where she worked.  Family member Alexis Cromer told WLOS that Erica had broken up with Garner but he wanted to get back together and was angry and jealous. Shooter  Garner tried to file a domestic violence order against Smith on Monday saying "trying to set me up to be killed. Her and her family texting pictures of my driver license" Erica Smith and Maurice Laron Garner  came to his girlfriend’s place of work at Mission Hospital and the couple got into an argument.  Garner was apparently not the father of any of the children, and the gunman was found in a car nearby with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Wednesday night after Maurice Laron Garner got into an argument with his girlfriend at the hospital where she worked. family says Erica had broken up with Garner but he wanted to get back together and was angry and jealous.  Killed was  eldest daughter, Harmony, was an eight-grader at Asheville Middle School, where she won first place in a track and field meet just hours before her death.  Her son Keithan was an honor student and a wrestler at Asheville High School. Police later found Garner dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a car

Alternative theory: man who is not terrorist goes on terrorist style mass shooting targets girlfriend and her family of high school athletic stars for no apparent reason other than argument.

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Domestic Violence Terrorist Killing Spree ---

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Man murdered his mom-of-six girlfriend, 32, and two of her children and injured three others before killing himself after a domestic dispute Police in Asheville, North Carolina, say Maurice Garner, 35, killed Erica Smith, her 15-year-old son and 13-year-old daughter  Smith's three other sons, ages 8, 10 and 12, suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds; her youngest boy, aged 6, was unharmed
Sometime before the Wednesday night shooting, Garner went to Smith's place of work at Mission Hospital and the two got into an argument Police later found Garner dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a car  By Associated Press and Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com 19 April 2018
North Carolina say a man killed his girlfriend and two of her children, wounded three of their siblings and then turned the gun on himself in a triple murder-suicide.   Maurice Laron Garner, 35, attacked the family Wednesday night after arguing with his girlfriend at the hospital where she worked.  Family member Alexis Cromer told WLOS that Erica had broken up with Garner but he wanted to get back together and was angry and jealous.

Erica is survived by her twin sister and three other siblings, reported Asheville Citizen-Times.

Her eldest daughter, Harmony, was an eight-grader at Asheville Middle School, where she won first place in a track and field meet just hours before her death.

Her son Keithan was an honor student and a wrestler at Asheville High School.





  1. Maurice Laron Garner shot seven people girlfriend and children Asheville motive unclear Police say mother & 2 children killed, 3 other children injured, suspect dead in Asheville WLOS  “The Asheville Police Department received a 911 call from a juvenile at 73 Hansel Avenue who reported that Maurice Garner had shot and killed his mother, Erica Smith, and had also shot other family members who were brothers and sisters of his and that he also was injured,” says Chief Hooper. hildren who were killed have been identified as 15-year-old Keithan Whitmire and 13-year-old Harmony Smith. Their mother, 32-year-old Erica Nichelle Smith, was also killed  Three other children were also injured in the shooting, description of Garner’s vehicle. That vehicle was located not far from the home, with Garner inside suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Garner did not have a criminal history Garner tried to file a domestic violence order against Smith on Monday -- two days before the shooting. In the document, Garner claimed Smith was "trying to set me up to be killed. Her and her family texting pictures of my driver license." Maurice Garner lived a private life before West Asheville shooting www.citizen-times.com Before triple murder and suicide, Maurice Garner lived a private life. ... Garner, 35 also shot and injured Smith's three other children in their West Asheville home. Garner — who police say shot himself to death after killing three others Wednesday night  4 Dead, 3 Children Hurt in North Carolina Shooting | North Carolina ... /www.usnews.com (AP) man shot his girlfriend and her five children  home— killing the woman and two teens — before shooting himself, police said Thursday. Asheville Police Chief Tammy Hooper said the shooting happened Wednesday night after Maurice Laron Garner,  Woman, 2 children, shooter killed, 3 children injured in shooting ... www.wyff4.com 10-year-old boy called 911 and said thatMaurice Garner had shot his mother and other family members.  1 adult, 2 students killed in Asheville shooting | abc11.com  Four people, including the alleged suspect, are dead following a shooting in West Asheville Wednesday night. The incident happened just after 10:30 p.m. at 73 Hansel Avenue. Police said MauriceLaron Garner shot seven people, three of which passed away.

Police say mother & 2 children killed, 3 other children injured, suspect ...

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Police Chief Tammy Hooper said they are still working on the details in this case but that it appears that Erica Smith and Maurice Laron Garner had an argument at Smith's place of employment at Mission Hospital Wednesday before the shooting. It is not clear how much time passed between them leaving Mission Hospital ...

Four dead, three children hurt in Asheville shooting - WITN

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1 day ago - ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina police chief says a man shot his girlfriend and her five children - killing the woman and two teens - before shooting himself. Asheville Police Chief Tammy Hooper says the shooting happened Wednesday night after Maurice Laron Garner got into an argument with ...