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Fri Aug 23, 2019, 12:58 PM

The FBI seized 25 guns from a teenager arrested for threatening to shoot up a gay bar

An Ohio teenager has been arrested after threatening to open fire at a gay bar and a Planned Parenthood clinic. 18-year-old Justin Olsen was taken into custody after making repeated threats online.

When the FBI raided Olsen’s home he shares with his father, they seized 25 guns and over 10,000 rounds of ammunition the teen had been stockpiling. In May when he turned 18, Olsen had bragged online that he couldn’t “wait to start stockpiling weapons,” according to a police report.

15 rifles and 10 semi-automatic pistols were taken by authorities. Olsen had also posted photos of an AR-15 parts kit, saying he planned on purchasing it to build his own semi-automatic rifle. The gun has been used in previous mass shootings for its ability to fire multiple rounds quickly.

Olsen moderated an online chatroom where he made the threats. Another member of the group reported him to the FBI. The federal law enforcement agency partnered with local police to apprehend Olsen “in light of the recent mass shootings in the United States.”

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Reply The FBI seized 25 guns from a teenager arrested for threatening to shoot up a gay bar (Original post)
Behind the Aegis Aug 2019 OP
lapfog_1 Aug 2019 #1
Phoenix61 Aug 2019 #2
Wellstone ruled Aug 2019 #3
42bambi Aug 2019 #5
emmaverybo Aug 2019 #4
demigoddess Aug 2019 #6

Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2019, 12:59 PM

1. where do these people get the money

to buy all of those weapons and ammunition?

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Response to lapfog_1 (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 23, 2019, 01:02 PM

2. Beat me to it.

I can’t see a minimum wage job paying for all that. The only thing I can think is parents or dealing drugs.

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Response to Phoenix61 (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 23, 2019, 01:10 PM

3. Maxed out

Student Credit Cards.

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Response to lapfog_1 (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 23, 2019, 02:24 PM

5. ...and where the heck are their parents! nt

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2019, 01:28 PM

4. I appreciate that despite Trump's attempt to derail FBI's efforts to prevent domestic

terror incidents and hate crimes, they have foiled a number of plots inspired by various motivations, targeted at co-workers, schools, and now, at planned parenthood and a gay bar.

But those they catch represent the tip of the ice-berg. Only an all out effort resourced to the hilt and gun control can address the epidemic’s spread.

And ousting Trump.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2019, 07:34 PM

6. 25 guns must be at least 12,000 bucks retail, and the ammo more

how do these people have this much money to waste? And he was only 18 recently? There should not only be background checks but records that keep track of numbers of guns bought. Limits also based on age. One or two guns at age 22, 5 at age 29, something like that.

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