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Posted: 2/2/2006 8:37:46 AM EDT
Feb 2, 2006
Teen Shoots Up Mass. Gay Bar, Police Say
By RAY HENRY
Associated Press Writer

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- A teenager armed with a hatchet and handgun opened fire inside a gay bar early Thursday, wounding at least three people in what police are investigating as a hate crime.

A bartender at Puzzles Lounge told The Associated Press that the young man, dressed all in black, ordered a drink and asked if Puzzles was a gay bar. He finished his drink shortly after midnight, ordered another, then started attacking people, the bartender said. Three were hospitalized Thursday.

Police were searching for 18-year-old Jacob D. Robida, Police Capt. Richard Spirlet said. An arrest warrant sought to charge Robida with assault, attempted murder and civil-rights violations.

According to a court filing attached to the warrant, a woman in the bar recognized had recognized Robida as a current or former student at New Bedford High School. Acting Police Chief David Provencher said Robida had graduated in 2001 from the city's Junior Police Academy, a "boot camp" that teaches discipline to 12- to 14-year-olds.

Early Thursday, the teenager was armed with a handgun and "some sort of cutting instrument" went he walked into Puzzles Lounge Spirlet said.

The bartender said the attacker was swinging a hatchet.

After finishing his drink, the man walked to the back of the bar where two men were playing pool, shoved one to the ground, then pulled a hatchet from his sweat shirt and began swinging at the man's head, cutting him, the bartender said.

Other patrons tackled the man, sending the hatchet sliding across the floor, the bartender said. That's when the man pulled out a handgun, he said. The gunman shot both pool players and also fired at a patron who was leaving the bathroom, hitting him in the chest.

"He was shooting at everyone," said the bartender, who asked to be identified only by his first name, Phillip, because of concerns about his safety.

The attacker also shoved him before running out, Phillip said. He said police found the hatchet and a machete in the bar.

Puzzles is popular with the local gay community and is listed on Web sites offering resources to gays and lesbians.

New Bedford, a city of 94,000 residents, is 50 miles south of Boston.


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Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:39:33 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/2/2006 8:40:51 AM EDT by TheRedHorseman]

Originally Posted By Hipster:
attempted murder and civil-rights violations.



<scratches head>
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:39:38 AM EDT
Uh, boy.....
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:42:09 AM EDT
"His crime was VERY bad because he was shootng people with the wrong thoughts."

Fucking hate crime bullshit.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:44:42 AM EDT
I blame Bush and Guns and letting the AWB die
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:45:24 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/2/2006 8:46:24 AM EDT by w4klr]

Originally Posted By Melvinator2k0:
I blame Bush and Guns and letting the AWB die



As you should

Wait a minute, you can possess a handgun in Massachusetts if you are under 21? I thought that was a no-no.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:46:49 AM EDT
So it's legal for 18 year olds to be served drinks at gay bars in Mass?
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:47:03 AM EDT
Well I guess you have a civil right not to be murdered, but somehow I don't think that's what they're talking about.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:48:02 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/2/2006 8:48:17 AM EDT by TheRedHorseman]

Originally Posted By dolanp:
Well I guess you have a civil right not to be murdered, but somehow I don't think that's what they're talking about.



yup, murder is bad but it is doubly bad if it is committed by a straight person against a gay person.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:48:41 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Bama-Shooter:
So it's legal for 18 year olds to be served drinks at gay bars in Mass?



Apparently.

Or maybe that's what set him off. The apparent moral decay and lawlessness of the place?

Who the hell knows, anymore.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:48:53 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Bama-Shooter:
So it's legal for 18 year olds to be served drinks at gay bars in Mass?


That makes a lot of sense.

This should be interesting.....gets popcorn.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:49:11 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Bama-Shooter:
So it's legal for 18 year olds to be served drinks at gay bars in Mass?



- Yeah, seems to be a little problem with your ID checking program there.... Phillip.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:52:13 AM EDT
Someone has to do it ... Gay Bar

Not exactly work safe...PG13
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 8:59:15 AM EDT
but but but, you have to be 21, and get a LTC-A to get a pistol in MA. He must have used a gun that wasn't on the "Safe Gun" roster.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:06:28 AM EDT
So if a gay kills a Hetro is it a hate crime??
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:07:11 AM EDT
Well, you know, boys will be boys.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:14:24 AM EDT
Isn’t obvious? He drove to a state like Texas were they handout pistols to any one. Then drove back to Mass. to shoot up people in a gay bar. If they would only outlaw pistols in Texas people in Mass. would be safe. Were was the policeman from the Village People when you need him?


Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:16:58 AM EDT

Originally Posted By markmars:
Isn’t obvious? He drove to a state like Texas were they handout pistols to any one. Then drove back to Mass. to shoot up people in a gay bar. If they would only outlaw pistols in Texas people in Mass. would be safe. Were was the policeman from the Village People when you need him?




Working over a guy in the backroom with his stick of course.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:17:40 AM EDT
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:19:12 AM EDT
What a jerk!! Someone should've told him that the only way you're allowed to kill people in Massachusetts is to get drunk and drive em off a bridge! Or does that only work on girls...
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:20:43 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/2/2006 9:23:32 AM EDT by ArmedAndRetarded]
How does anyone know the shooter wasn't a deranged fagosexual himself? Maybe he gets off on killing other fags. Homosexuals will do all kinds of sick things they find gratifying. They will fuck anything, anywhere, anytime, alive or dead, adult or child, animal or human, mammal or reptile. The more obscene and disgusting it is the more they like it.
They average ghey would probably like to spend the night on his knees in a public toilet drinking sperm from anonymous fat guys and slurping the piss off the floor while smearing themselves with diarrhrea shit and fucking themselves up the ass with an aborted fetus's amputated leg so I have no doubt they would also get off shooting up a bunch of their fellow fairies in fag bar then go home and masterbate furiously to internet pictures of Nazi war crimes before collaspsing in tears in the corner.

They also vote Democrat.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:22:59 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Bama-Shooter:
So it's legal for 18 year olds to be served drinks at gay bars in Mass?


They probably encourage it.

Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:23:07 AM EDT

Originally Posted By -blake-:
What a jerk!! Someone should've told him that the only way you're allowed to kill people in Massachusetts is to get drunk and drive em off a bridge! Or does that only work on girls...



Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:23:41 AM EDT

Originally Posted By ArmedAndRetarded:
How does anyone know the shooter wasn't a deranged fagosexual himself? Maybe he gets off on killing other fags. Homosexuals will do all kinds of sick things they find gratifying. They will fuck anything, anywhere, anytime, alive or dead, adult or child, animal or human, mammal or reptile. The more obscene and disgusting it is the more they like it.
They average ghey would probably like to spend the night on his knees in a public toilet drinking sperm from anonymous fat guys and slurping the piss off the floor while smearing themselves with diarrhrea shit and fucking themselves up the ass with an aborted fetus's amputated leg so I have no doubt they would also get off shooting up a bunch of their fellow fairies in fag bar then go go home and masterbate furiously before collaspsing in tears in the corner.

They also vote Democrat.



Wow, just wow. that is over the line
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:31:33 AM EDT


Originally Posted By ArmedAndRetarded:
How does anyone know the shooter wasn't a deranged fagosexual himself? Maybe he gets off on killing other fags. Homosexuals will do all kinds of sick things they find gratifying. They will fuck anything, anywhere, anytime, alive or dead, adult or child, animal or human, mammal or reptile. The more obscene and disgusting it is the more they like it.
They average ghey would probably like to spend the night on his knees in a public toilet drinking sperm from anonymous fat guys and slurping the piss off the floor while smearing themselves with diarrhrea shit and fucking themselves up the ass with an aborted fetus's amputated leg so I have no doubt they would also get off shooting up a bunch of their fellow fairies in fag bar then go go home and masterbate furiously before collaspsing in tears in the corner.

They also vote Democrat.





Dude, sounds like you know what they do at night from a lot of experience.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:33:08 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/2/2006 9:33:57 AM EDT by Keith_J]

Originally Posted By ArmedAndRetarded:
How does anyone know the shooter wasn't a deranged fagosexual himself? Maybe he gets off on killing other fags. Homosexuals will do all kinds of sick things they find gratifying. They will fuck anything, anywhere, anytime, alive or dead, adult or child, animal or human, mammal or reptile. The more obscene and disgusting it is the more they like it.
They average ghey would probably like to spend the night on his knees in a public toilet drinking sperm from anonymous fat guys and slurping the piss off the floor while smearing themselves with diarrhrea shit and fucking themselves up the ass with an aborted fetus's amputated leg so I have no doubt they would also get off shooting up a bunch of their fellow fairies in fag bar then go home and masterbate furiously to internet pictures of Nazi war crimes before collaspsing in tears in the corner.

They also vote Democrat.



Bingo. Remember who killed Versache? IF not, it could be a PTSD reaction to a gay raping. These go under reported from the shame, leading to such reactions.
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:33:14 AM EDT

Originally Posted By ArmedAndRetarded:
How does anyone know the shooter wasn't a deranged fagosexual himself? Maybe he gets off on killing other fags. Homosexuals will do all kinds of sick things they find gratifying. They will fuck anything, anywhere, anytime, alive or dead, adult or child, animal or human, mammal or reptile. The more obscene and disgusting it is the more they like it.
They average ghey would probably like to spend the night on his knees in a public toilet drinking sperm from anonymous fat guys and slurping the piss off the floor while smearing themselves with diarrhrea shit and fucking themselves up the ass with an aborted fetus's amputated leg so I have no doubt they would also get off shooting up a bunch of their fellow fairies in fag bar then go home and masterbate furiously to internet pictures of Nazi war crimes before collaspsing in tears in the corner.

They also vote Democrat.



did this theory come to you during the physical act of love?
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 9:34:47 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/2/2006 9:34:47 AM EDT by thebeekeeper1]
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