Berg’s 18th Law Times Two

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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: