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malaise

(268,741 posts)
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 08:08 PM Dec 2023

That slaughter in Queens was committed by

A Jamaican with serious mental health issues

https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20231204/jcan-family-stabbed-death-queens-home-relative

J’can family stabbed to death in Queens home by relative

This photo provided by New York City Police Dept. shows a knife recovered at a crime scene in the Far Rockaway section of the Queens borough of New York on Sunday.
A man killed four relatives, including two children, in a knife attack at their New York City home early Sunday, then set the building on fire and stabbed two police officers before one of them fatally shot him, officials said.
A Jamaican family of four, including two children ages 11 and 12, were stabbed to death in their Far Rockaway, Queens, home early Sunday morning by a relative who was shot and killed by responding police officers.

Courtney Gordon, the 38-year-old nephew of 61-year-old Christine Watson, who was injured in the incident, was shot dead by the police after they responded to a 911 call.

https://www.cbsnews.com/newyork/news/queens-deadly-stabbing-far-rockaway-police-officers-hurt/


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That slaughter in Queens was committed by (Original Post) malaise Dec 2023 OP
Sorry to learn of this. 😔 spooky3 Dec 2023 #1
Imagine helping out your nephew and losing your children for it malaise Dec 2023 #2
That's sad... 2naSalit Dec 2023 #3
Man, they already had him for strangling someone redqueen Dec 2023 #4
Same shit here malaise Dec 2023 #5
I'm sure if she could have got him help she would have redqueen Dec 2023 #6
Thr for profit planey malaise Dec 2023 #8
We make it hard for guys like him to get a gun in New York. pwb Dec 2023 #7
Yep malaise Dec 2023 #9
It is. pwb Dec 2023 #10
The mentally ill don't malaise Dec 2023 #11

malaise

(268,741 posts)
2. Imagine helping out your nephew and losing your children for it
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 08:26 PM
Dec 2023

She is lucky to be alive. Mental,health is a serious problem in our hemisphere.

redqueen

(115,103 posts)
4. Man, they already had him for strangling someone
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 08:29 PM
Dec 2023


Surely if mental health issues + violence are involved, there should be ongoing mental health care. Not just for the individual's sake, but for public safety.

malaise

(268,741 posts)
5. Same shit here
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 08:31 PM
Dec 2023

Sadly the aunt who gave him the basement apartment and her family are the real victims.
Really sad.

redqueen

(115,103 posts)
6. I'm sure if she could have got him help she would have
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 08:38 PM
Dec 2023

It's a crying shame that we can afford all these wars but schools and public health are just afterthoughts.

pwb

(11,255 posts)
7. We make it hard for guys like him to get a gun in New York.
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 08:52 PM
Dec 2023

Imagine if he had an assault weapon? What he did is below humanity.

malaise

(268,741 posts)
11. The mentally ill don't
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 09:51 PM
Dec 2023

often know what they’re doing. Long argument - lost it.

When they plan it out and purchase the weapons is when I ask your question.

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