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1 Dead After Air Force Base Guard Opens Fire at Stolen Car

Discussion in 'Military' started by Packman73, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Feb 23, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    Packman73

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    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,587217,00.html


    A shooting and car crash on Luke Air Force Base in Litchfield, Ariz., have left one person dead and another injured, KSAZ Phoenix reported.
    At 11 p.m. Monday night two individuals ran the main base entrance gate with their car, said Capt. Gonzales, a spokesman at Luke Air Force Base.
    A security forces officer reportedly confronted two men inside the car, previously reported stolen, said Officer Karen Gerardo, the public information officer at the Glendale Police Department.
    When the officer got out of his car to try to make contact with the two men, the car drove directly at him. The officer shot at the car, which then crashed, said Gerardo.
    One of the occupants of the vehicle was killed. His cause of death has not been determined.
    The other person in the car was injured and transported to a hospital.
    Investigators do not suspect terrorism, said Gerardo. They don't believe the men were anything other than car thieves, said Gonzales.
    The base trains pilots to fly F-16s.
     
  2. Feb 23, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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    topgun155

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    It sounds like they payed the price for their actions. You can't run a car at someone with a gun and expect to live.
     
  3. Feb 23, 2010 at 2:16 PM
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    Reznor88

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    Sounds like the cop did his job. Run a gate at any military base and you take your chances.
     
  4. Feb 23, 2010 at 2:54 PM
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    I like to hear that the SF guys are still doing a good job.
     
  5. Feb 23, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    I used to stand gate guard at Pearl Harbor. I can tell you right now I would have shot them too without hesitation.
     
  6. Feb 23, 2010 at 3:10 PM
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    When I was at Hickam I did gate guard as an Augmentee a couple times...at the gate that connects Pearl and Hickam. Now that was a tough posting.
     
  7. Feb 23, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    Nice, always good to see the bad guys lose
     
  8. Feb 23, 2010 at 3:13 PM
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    Yeah...Military bases in general are a bad place to fuck around. AF bases tend to be a bit more uptight in my experience.
    Glad that the bad guys got what they earned.
     
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  10. Feb 23, 2010 at 3:45 PM
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    Female officer shot him with an M4.
     
  11. Feb 23, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    That's also where the they said the F-16 crew chiefs for there hot training..

    Glad to see someone doing there job.. all they do here is watch me work..
     
  12. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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    wat?
    was it contract SF or AD SF? either way, good job on their part
     
  13. Feb 24, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    She was AD SF. No civilian involvement until after the shooting. She had set up a road block on the bridge leading to the flight line. They chose the wrong road.
     
  14. Feb 24, 2010 at 4:28 PM
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    That's awesome, good for her. If she shot the guy while his car was bearing down on her, all that range time just paid off.
     
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