Tucson Shooting Essay

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January 8, 2011 was the best day of my life. That was the day I’ve waited for and planned for a very long time. Shooting all those innocent people, especially Gabrielle Giffords, gave me such a rush. I can say that I finally made a name for myself and got the revenge I wanted. Why did I do this? The reason why is because Gabrielle is so stupid. I went to one of her events in 2007, and when I met her, I thought she was just very annoying. She thinks she can change the world, but actually I’m the one who can change the world for the better. I can remember her terrified face when I pointed my gun right on her forehead and pulled the trigger. If the police didn’t show up, I know I could have done more damage. But anyways, I’m proud of what I …show more content…
Even though many people noticed it, they wanted to ignore it. When asked to describe Jared, many of the students and instructors from Pima college thought that he was, “creepy, very hostile, suspicious and someone who had a dark personality” (“Jared Lee Loughner”). He would also post violent videos and talk about how the world should be and how he will fix it. When going through Jared’s “Google” history, “the FBI found that he was looking at Web sites related to lethal injection and Web sites about famous assassins days before the shooting, including the evening and morning hours leading up to the event” (“Arizona Shooting”). In addition, investigators said that Jared “also posted a note on his MySpace page hours before the shooting saying goodbye friends and posed in photographs with a Glock semiautomatic pistol that is believed to be the same one used in the shooting”(Goldstein and Lacey). All of these hints indicated that he was up to no good, but nobody was willing to get him any treatment. Then again, sometimes it may not be as easy as people think.
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I was very excited and looking forward to the Saturday on January 8, 2011. I was having another one of my annual ''Congress on Your Corner'' meet-and-greet event at the Tucson marketplace. However, everything went from enjoyable to terrible when a person decided to go on a killing spree. I know that I will never forget that day. I can almost remember it as if it were yesterday when I
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