Shot: School shooting in another gun free zone ended cold by a good guy with a gun.
Top story in the media: strippers and snowfall.
Chaser: Austin bomber blows self up as authorities close in.
The chief described how authorities tracked down the suspect’s vehicle to a Round Rock-area hotel. Police began following the suspect’s vehicle, and as SWAT approached, the suspect detonated a bomb in the car, Manley said.
The name of the suspect, described only as a 24-year-old white man, has not been released, pending notification of his family, Manley said.
Now, as I note in the title, Berg’s 18th Law is in full effect.
But I’m going to hazard a guess, here, that the Austin police tracked a copycat. Going from personal delivery to Fedex? Going from packages to tripwires?
I’m not expert – as if – but “single bomber” doesn’t pass my deeply-unqualified sniff test. I’d be happy to be proven wrong. FWIW, Austin’s police chief disagrees.
By the way – this news infographic about the investigation…
…should start one thinking about data privacy: