Gunman in Fort Hood shooting had behavioral issues, authorities say — (The Washington Post)

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For original article click here The Washington Post By Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Adam Goldman and Sari Horwitz, Published: April 2 | Updated: Thursday, April 3 An Iraq war veteran who was grappling with mental health issues opened fire at Fort Hood, Tex., in an attack that left four people dead and 16 wounded Wednesday afternoon, according to preliminary […]

6 p.m. update: Suicide note found at Almanor home of Reno hospital shooter — (ChicoER)

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To view original article click here  ChicoER Posted:   12/19/2013 08:38:30 AM PST By SCOTT SONNER and MICHELLE RINDELS— Associated Press Police said Frazier had a surgery in 2010 and claimed to have adverse symptoms because of it. RENO — A suspect in a deadly hospital shooting in Reno left a suicide note before killing a […]

The silence of Abdelhakim Dekhar, unstable personality and mythomaniac — (Le Monde)

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To view original article click here LE MONDE By Laurent Borredon Nov 22, 2013 He chose to remain silent. Abdelhakim Dekhar, 48, in police custody and suspected of being the Liberation shooter and BFM-TV, did not say a word during his interrogation, which began Thursday November 21 in the afternoon. “During his appearance, not having had […]

Navy Yard shooter was defense contractor; 13 killed in rampage — (Associated Press)

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To view original story Click here Star Tribune Article by: ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press Updated: September 16, 2013 WASHINGTON — A former Navy man opened fire Monday morning inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, spraying bullets at office workers in the cafeteria and the halls, authorities said. Thirteen people were […]

Death of Arizona serial killer ruled a suicide — (The Evening Sun)

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To view original article click here The Evening Sun, AZ The Associated Press Posted:   07/11/2013 09:02:01 PM EDT FLORENCE, Ariz.—The death of a convicted Arizona serial killer whose body was discovered last month in an isolation cell was ruled a suicide Thursday by a medical examiner who said the gunman who once terrorized Phoenix […]

Difficult days preceded Iraq killings, witnesses testify — (The Olympian)

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To view original article click here The Olympian By ADAM ASHTON,  Staff writer May  9, 2013 Sgt. John Russell had two meetings with the same psychiatrist before he killed five fellow military service members at a Baghdad combat stress clinic four years ago. He left the first meeting with a prescription for an antidepressant and […]

Aurora theater shooting documents: Doctor reported James Holmes was threat to public — (The Denver Post)

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Click here for original story The Denver Post By John Ingold Posted:   04/04/2013 04:29:12 PM MDT CENTENNIAL — Thirty-eight days before the attack on the Century Aurora 16 movie theater, the psychiatrist treating suspect James Holmes told a police officer that her patient had confessed homicidal thoughts and was a danger to the public, according to newly unsealed […]

Sean Johnson Charged With Assault In Stevens Institute Of Business And Arts In St. Louis Shooting — (Huffington Post)

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To view original article click here  Huffington Post By JIM SALTER 01/16/13 11:34 PM ET EST ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis college student who was charged Wednesday with shooting an administrator in a dispute over financial aid has a history of mental illness and at least one earlier violent crime. Prosecutors charged 34-year-old Sean Johnson […]

The Antipsychotic Prescribed To Adam Lanza Has A Troubled History All Its Own — (Business Insider)

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To view original story click here. Business Insider Geoffrey Ingersoll Dec. 18, 2012, 2:36 PM 129,756 106 By now the whole country is fully embroiled in the Gun Control debate, spurred by the grisly murder of 27 people, mostly kids, at the Sandy Hook Elementary school last Friday. Guns might not be the only problem […]

Prosecutors: Gig Harbor market shooter intent on killing someone — (KOMO News)

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Click here to view original story KOMO News By Lauren K. Sorenson, KOMO Staff Published: Aug 13, 2012 GIG HARBOR, Wash. — A 20-year-old woman accused of wounding three men in a shooting at a Gig Harbor store Saturday told detectives she hated men and wanted to know what it felt like to kill someone […]

PA Hospital Could Be Liable In Fatal Shooting — (Associated Press)

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Click here to see original article Associated Press March 28, 2012 – 7:08 PM JOE MANDAK and KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mentally ill gunman who killed a worker and wounded several others at a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center psychiatric hospital had previously threatened staff at an affiliated hospital with a […]

Mohamed Merah said he would experience an ” infinite pleasure ” from his actions — (M Société)

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To view original article click here M Société Mar 25, 2012 Thursday, March 22 Mohamed Merah, fell in a hail of bullets in a RAID after shooting seven people, after telling police who sought his surrender that he regretted not “going back to the Jewish school” which would have enabled him to kill more children, […]

Military Wives Rally Around Wife of Accused Afghanistan Shooter Robert Bales — (The Daily Beast)

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To view original article click here The Daily Beast Jesse Ellison 03.22.12 Since the slaying of 16 Afghans allegedly by Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the ‘silent ranks’ of military wives are rallying around one of their own, recognizing they could easily have found themselves in Karilyn Bales’s shoes. Most of us will, blessedly, never be […]

Reno store shooting: ‘His goal was to get even and embarrass Walmart’ — (RGJ.com)

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To view original article click here RGJ.com 7:24 PM, Oct. 26, 2011 | More than three hours after John Dennis Gillane barricaded himself in an office after gunning down three of his Walmart managers, he picked up the ringing desk phone. He did not speak. “John, are you there?,” asked Reno police Officer Patrick O’Bryan, […]

Ex-wife feared Seal Beach suspect as unbalanced — (CBS News)

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To view original article click here CBS News   Associated Press October 14, 2011, 7: 59 AM SEAL BEACH, Calif. – The horror for most people in this quiet seaside town began to unfold with the staccato `pop, pop, pop’ of a handgun as a shooter opened fire in the beauty salon where his ex-wife worked. […]

UPDATE: Shooting suspect to be arraigned by judge in jail — (Fox23 News)

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Original article no longer available Fox 23 News Oct 10, 2011 Updated: 4:45 pm Schenectady police say Elvis Norwood, the suspect in the Daily Gazette shooting Saturday, is now facing second degree burglary, attempted aggravated assault on a police officer, menacing a police officer, all felonies, and criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor. The […]

Report sheds new details in Rodrick Dantzler’s murder spree that killed 7, note he left to his mother — (Grand Rapids Press)

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To view original article click here The Grand Rapids Press Published: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 By John Agar | The Grand Rapids Press GRAND RAPIDS ­ In a hand-written note to his mother, Rodrick Dantzler, said “demons,” depression and failed relationships triggered his July 7 rampage that left seven people dead across the city’s Northeast […]

Nursing home shooter spared death penalty — (ABC 11)

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To view original article click here ABC 11 Sunday, September 04, 2011 Robert Stewart killed eight people and wounded three more in 2009. (WTVD Photo) CARTHAGE, NC (WTVD) — Jurors in the Robert Stewart murder trial reached a verdict Saturday. He was found guilty of eight counts of second-degree murder in a shooting rampage at […]

One more mass killer, one more drug-addled mind — (Daily Mail)

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To view original article click here Daily Mail Last updated at 8:33 PM on 30th July 2011 It’s the drugs, stupid. In hundreds of square miles of supposed analysis of the Norway mass murder, almost nobody has noticed that the smirking Anders Breivik was taking large quantities of mind-altering chemicals. In this case, the substances […]

Documents reveal Hammad Memon’s father provided him medication — (FOX 6)

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To view original article click here FOX 6 WBRC Posted: Jul 12, 2011 5:19 PM EDT Updated: Aug 12, 2011 6:03 PM EDT By Jack Madison - bio | email MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) – Court documents released with Hammad Memon’s Grand jury indictment revealed Memon’s father provided the teen medication. Memon is charged with the murder of 14-year-old classmate Todd […]

7 Dead: 17 Wounded in Shooting at a Dutch Mall

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Beneath this article [automatically translated from Dutch to English] is another article written in English which states that the shooter, Tristan Van der Vlis, was hospitalized in 2006 for severe depression for fear he would commit suicide. There are several more articles in Dutch which say that the shooter was on antidepressants but these are […]

South Carolina teen faces adult charges for school attack — (Reuters)

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To view original article click here Reuters By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina | Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:22pm EDT CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) – A high school student accused of stashing pipe bombs in his backpack and shooting at a school resource police officer can be prosecuted as an adult, a judge ruled on Friday. […]

Sixteen Year Old Kills 15 Year Old in High School Bathroom in Sept. 2009

by SSRI Editor in MA, School or other mass shooting

Paragraphs 10 & 11 read:  “On Tuesday, Dr. Alison Fife, a psychiatrist and expert witness for the prosecution, was cross-examined by defense attorney Jonathan Shapiro, who tried to show that the prosecution is asking the jury to ignore warning signs that Odgren’s mood and behavior had changed in the weeks before Alenson’s death.”  “The defense […]

On Sept. 23, 2008 a Finnish Student Shot & Killed 9 Students Before Killing Himself

by SSRI Editor in Finland, Other antidepressant/anxiety/sleep medication, School or other mass shooting, Unspecified antidepressant

On September 23, 2008, at Kauhajoki in Finland, a 22 year old culinary student named Matti Saari shot and killed ten students before killing himself.  The official report on the shooting has been released by the Finnish Ministry and on page 58 of that report [PDF file] it states that Matti Saari was taking an […]

Over the Meds and Under the Hood — (Truethout)

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To view original article click here Truthout Thursday 11 February 2010 by: Candice Bernd Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan’s alleged brutal shooting of 13 GI’s stationed at the largest US military base, located just outside Killeen, Texas, drew sympathy from the national, state and military political establishments and reinforced a prejudice in the hearts […]

New Book by Lilly Executive Claims Drugmakers Knew of Potential for Homicides, Mass Shootings, etc

by SSRI Editor in School or other mass shooting, Uncategorized

Paragraphs two & three read:  “Many of the horrific school, workplace and mass shootings that have plagued parts of the world over the years may not have occurred if the pharmaceutical industry had been completely honest about the side effects of psychotropic medication, according to the new book Side Effects: Death – Confessions of a […]

Fresh-faced killer who brought a chilling carnage to the suburbs—(The Scotsman)

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For original article click here. The Scotsman By David Leask Wednesday 26th March 2014 THEY fell at their desks, pencils still clutched in their hands. The girls of class 9c were the first to be targeted by Europe’s latest school shooter. Five died, each shot in the head, each a victim of a young man […]

Autopsy report suggests teen wasn’t taking meds properly — (The Fresno Bee)

by SSRI Editor in CA, School or other mass shooting

http://www.fresnobee.com/263/story/607749.html The Fresno Bee By Pablo Lopez 05/16/08 23:52:31 Coroner officials released an autopsy report Friday suggesting that a slain Roosevelt High School sophomore who attacked a campus police officer was not taking proper dosages of drugs prescribed to control his mental illness. Dr. David Hadden, Fresno County coroner, said it’s clear that Jesus “Jesse” […]

Teen [17 Year Old GIRL] Stabs Friend & Principal at High School

by SSRI Editor in School or other mass shooting, TX

Paragraphs 10 & 11 read:  “Ms. McMillan tearfully apologized to the victims and said she never meant to do what she did. ‘I was just upset and not on my medication,’ she said.Ms. McMillan had been on medication for depression for a few years and did not take her dosage the morning of the stabbing, […]

Doctors: Prozac, violence rarely linked — (Chicago Tribune)

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Original article no longer available Chicago Tribune The NIU shootings Experts doubtful that halting medication led directly to shooting at NIU By Jeremy Manier | TRIBUNE REPORTER February 19, 2008 In the wake of Steven Kazmierczak’s murderous shooting spree at Northern Illinois University, law-enforcement officials noted he had begun to behave erratically after he recently […]

Ex: Campus killer called to say bye prior to shooting — (Sun-Times)

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 Original article no longer available Chicago Sun-Times NIU MASSACRE | Says he was a ‘worrier’ who spent time in a group home February 18, 2008 BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN, LISA DONOVAN AND MITCH DUDEK Staff Reporters Hours before he walked into a Northern Illinois University lecture hall and inexplicably started a shooting rampage that ended five […]

Nine, Including Shooter, Confirmed Dead — (ABC News)

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To view original article click here 9, Including Shooter, Confirmed Dead POSTED: 3:21 pm EST December 5, 2007 OMAHA, Neb. — A teenage gunman opened fire in a busy mall near Omaha Wednesday, killing nine people before turning the weapon on himself. The shooter at Westroads Mall was identified by the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office […]

Student Kills 8: Wounds 10: Kills Self: High School in Finland

by SSRI Editor in Finland, School or other mass shooting

Paragraph 11 reads:  “Social situations made Auvinen anxious, and he would easily blush. In 2006 a doctor prescribed him an antidepressant.”  Fourth paragraphs from the end reads:  “He either reduced or stopped using his prescription drugs. His mother took the pills into his room and reminded him to take them. Pekka-Eric Auvinen said that he […]

Teen [14 Editor Years Old] School Shooter Possibly on Antidepressants or In Withdrawal

by SSRI Editor in OH, School or other mass shooting

Paragraphs 12 & 13 read:  “At the age of 12 he attempted suicide. Asa was prescribed antidepressants and pills for attention deficit disorder.”“After a psychiatric evaluation specialists suspected he suffered from a bipolar disorder and recommended psychotropic drugs.” Peter  Breggin, M.D., documents cases of irreversible psychosis from short stints on certain drugs. Ann Tracy, Ph.D., […]

Castillo won’t be executed — (News Observer)

by WoodPH in Celexa (citalopram), NC, School or other mass shooting, Uncategorized

To view original article click here News Observer The DA won’t seek the death penalty against a teenage shooting suspect BY JESSICA ROCHA Staff Writer May 24, 2007 HILLSBOROUGH — Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against Alvaro Rafael Castillo, the Columbine-obsessed teenager accused of killing his father and opening fire at his old high […]

Student Arrested for Making School Threat Over Internet

by SSRI Editor in MS, School or other mass shooting

Paragraph 13 reads:  “Wainwright, who said he takes anti-depressants, said he was trying to prompt friends to think differently about current events.”  http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070421/NEWS01/704210311  Suspect: Threat charge a mix-up By NANCY KAFFERA University of Southern Mississippi student arrested for posting threats on the Internet said he believes the charges result from what he calls a “misunderstanding.” […]

Possible SSRI Use: 33 Dead at Virginia Tech

by SSRI Editor in School or other mass shooting, VA

Paragraphs 9, 10 & 11 read: “Mr. Cho awoke before 5 a.m., then sat down to work on his computer and awakened Mr. Aust in the process. Mr. Grewal, who shares a room in the same suite, saw Mr. Cho in the bathroom shortly after 5 a.m.”“As usual, Mr. Cho did not say anything to […]

Stabbing by 17 Year Old At High School: Charged with Attempted Murder

by SSRI Editor in IN, School or other mass shooting

Paragraph two reads:  “On the morning of December 4, 2006, in Jennings County High School, Roberson stabbed L.P. in the neck with the intent to kill him. Roberson, who was dating L.L. at the time, had seen pictures of her and L.P. together on L.L.’s computer and had become angry. As a result of the […]

Teen Holds Teacher & Student Hostage with Gun

by SSRI Editor in NC, School or other mass shooting, Unspecified antidepressant

Paragraph 9 reads:  “Both young men had been hospitalized before the incidents. At a hearing, Foster’s father testified his son had stopped taking antidepressants and antipsychotic medication without telling his parents, according to court officials.”Antidepressant withdrawal can cause mania and psychosis.  Antipsychotic withdrawal can cause “rebound supersensitivity” where the withdrawal psychosis is worse than the […]

Man Assaults Girls: Kills One & Self

by SSRI Editor in CO, School or other mass shooting

Paragraph 29 reads: “Antidepressant medication was recovered from Duane Morrison’s Jeep, but investigators are still working to put together the puzzle of the crime.” The Physicians Desk Reference states that antidepressants can cause mania, psychosis, abnormal thinking, paranoia, hostility, aggression, agitation, confusion, amnesia, abnormal dreams, sleep disorders and a host of other adverse neuropsychiatric effects. […]

State blamed for fatal shooting spree at Jewish day care — (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

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To view original article click here Seattle Post-Intelligencer By SCOTT GUTIERREZ, P-I REPORTER Published 10:00 pm, Sunday, August 20, 2006 Whenever Alan Stepakoff sees the large scar on the back of his son’s right leg, he’s reminded of the horror seven years ago that forever shattered his family’s sense of security. Joshua, then 6, was one of […]

Shooter Described As Deeply Disturbed — (Washington Post)

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To view original article click here Washington Post By Ceci Connolly  and Dana Hedgpeth, Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, March 24, 2005  RED LAKE, Minn., March 23  –  Two days after a shooting rampage on the Indian reservation here left 10 dead, friends, relatives and neighbors of the teenage assailant began to sketch a portrait […]

Fentress et al v Shea Communications et al. — (Let Them Eat Prozac)

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To view original article click here Let Them Eat Prozac Trial Background This was the trial following the murder spree of Joseph Wesbecker at his place of work in Louisville, Kentucky, which led to the death of 8 employees at the Standard Gravure plant followed by his own suicide. Joseph Wesbecker was born in 1942.  […]

Student Shoots Teacher in Leg at School

by SSRI Editor in NY, School or other mass shooting

Paragraph 11 reads [in part]:  At the time, Romano was taking the anti-depressant medication Paxil and had recently left Four Winds Psychiatric Center in Saratoga Springs.”  http://www.troyrecord.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18981440&BRD=1170&PAG=461&dept_id=7021&rfi=6  Appellate Division upholds DeAngelis’ Romano conviction By: Ryan T. Fitzpatrick, The Record 11/02/2007ALBANY – A state appeals court upheld the controversial 20-year prison sentence of Jon Romano, the […]

Policeman Kills Five Neighbors & Self

by SSRI Editor in NJ, School or other mass shooting

Note from Dr. Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director, International Coalition for Drug Awareness (www.drugawareness.org): The FDA warned in 2004 that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant, whether that be up or down, can cause suicide, hostility or psychosis – generally a manic psychosis, which is why so many taking or withdrawing from antidepressants are […]

Possible SSRI Withdrawal Mania: 3 Dead at Law School

by SSRI Editor in School or other mass shooting, VA

Associated Press just came through with the story of the Grundy, Virginia law school shooting.  The perpetrator, Odighizuwa, told Judge Patrick Johnson, “I was supposed to see my doctor. He was supposed to help me out. … I don’t have my medication.”This statement is in the second paragraph. Was withdrawal mania from an SSRI the […]

Man Attacks 11 Children & 3 Teachers at Elementary School

by SSRI Editor in PA, School or other mass shooting

Paragraph 3 reads:  “”My state of mind drove me to that school,” said Stankewicz, who confirmed he is taking four different medications to “stabilize” acute depression and anxiety and was treated for those problems two weeks before the attacks.” ________________________________________________________________ Machete wielder pleads guilty Stankewicz still blames his ex-wife and York County for his attack […]

Slaughter in A School Yard — (Time Magazine)

by Julie Wood in Aggression, Altered Mental State, Assault with weapon, Murder-suicide, North America, OH, Other antidepressant/anxiety/sleep medication, School or other mass shooting, Thought disturbance, Tricyclic antidepressants, United States of America, Violence, Violent thoughts

To view original article click here Time Magazine Sunday, June 24, 2001 The gunman drove his Chevrolet station wagon to the rear of Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, Calif. He stepped out, carrying a Chinese-made semiautomatic AK-47 rifle loaded with 75 bullets. Carved into the AK-47′s stock were disconnected words: “freedom,” “victory,” “Hezbollah.” He wore […]

Eight Dead: 15 Wounded: Assailant Had Taken 10 Times his Normal Dose of Depression Med

by SSRI Editor in Japan, School or other mass shooting

Paragraph 10 reads:  “Police said the alleged assailant, who was taken from the scene in the back of a police car, his face concealed from cameras by a blue cloth, had been under the care of a psychiatrist. He told interrogators that before the attack he had taken 10 times his normal dose of antidepressants. […]

School shooter used antidepressants — (San Diego UNION-TRIBUNE)

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To view original article click here Psychiatrist says pills Hoffman took are safe San Diego UNION-TRIBUNE By Alex Roth, UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER  April 19, 2001 The student accused of wounding five people with a shotgun at Granite Hills High School had been seeing a psychiatrist before the shooting and had been prescribed two antidepressant medications, […]