What happened at Red's South Austin location today?

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What happened at Red's South Austin location today?

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Post by Mike S » Thu May 05, 2016 2:54 pm

We were heading back home today and as we passed Red's South Austin location there was a fire truck and an ambulance out front, & four police cars pulled in. Looked like the manager was waiting at the door. Just curious...

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Post by Keith B » Thu May 05, 2016 3:02 pm

Apparently an attempted suicide http://www.kvue.com/news/local/police-i ... /174252077

This is more common than you might think at gun ranges.
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Post by arthurgarzajr » Thu May 05, 2016 3:21 pm

Wow so sad.


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Post by mrvmax » Thu May 05, 2016 3:24 pm

Keith B wrote:Apparently an attempted suicide http://www.kvue.com/news/local/police-i ... /174252077

This is more common than you might think at gun ranges.
Yep, on an FFL only forum this topic seems to come up regularly. It is up to the individual what they do with their life but why affect so many others in doing something like this?


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Post by dlh » Thu May 05, 2016 8:12 pm

Red is a nice guy. Sorry that happened at his facility.

Decades back Red allowed me to bring in some Boy Scouts at no charge to work on their Firearms Merit Badges.

Hope the victim makes it through and gets the help he or she needs.

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Post by Mavs00 » Thu May 05, 2016 9:00 pm

My wife was just there last night with a Women's shooting group. Not normally the one we go to (we live north). Very sad.

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Post by RoyGBiv » Fri May 06, 2016 10:44 am

mrvmax wrote:
Keith B wrote:Apparently an attempted suicide http://www.kvue.com/news/local/police-i ... /174252077

This is more common than you might think at gun ranges.
Yep, on an FFL only forum this topic seems to come up regularly. It is up to the individual what they do with their life but why affect so many others in doing something like this?
Gun rental. Cheaper, faster and easier (especially if you are prohibited from purchasing) than buying a gun and doing it some other place.
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Re: What happened at Red's South Austin location today?

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Post by JALLEN » Fri May 06, 2016 6:55 pm

RoyGBiv wrote:
mrvmax wrote:
Keith B wrote:Apparently an attempted suicide http://www.kvue.com/news/local/police-i ... /174252077

This is more common than you might think at gun ranges.
Yep, on an FFL only forum this topic seems to come up regularly. It is up to the individual what they do with their life but why affect so many others in doing something like this?
Gun rental. Cheaper, faster and easier (especially if you are prohibited from purchasing) than buying a gun and doing it some other place.
This is why many ranges restrict rentals in various circumstances. The range I joined in San Diego wouldn't rent to someone off the street by themselves unless they had a gun of rheir own, or had become a member, etc.
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