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PostSubject: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:19 pm

North of Downtown Toronto a driver in a white van mowed down pedestrians in a busy street.
Details are emerging, conflicting infos: There are some fatalities and between 8 - 10 people have been hit by the van. The suspect is in custody and is being questioned by police.

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:36 pm

True. I live in the GTA. It occurred in North York at Yonge and Finch st. 4 dead total so far. 3 still on scene waiting for coroner. 1 women died at Sunnybrook hospital. 4 in critical 1 in stable condition also at Sunnybrook hospital.
The man responsible was arrested after attempting suicide by cop. Van was rented. Its all over our news channels.
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:40 pm

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"At this point it's too early to tell what if any motive there was. We are also unable right now to tell the extent or the number of persons injured," Toronto police spokeswoman Meaghan Gray said.

A witness, Phil Zullo, told Canadian Press that he saw police arresting a man who had been driving a Ryder rental truck and saw people "strewn all over the road" where the incident occurred.

"It must have seen about five, six people being resuscitated by bystanders and by ambulance drivers," Zullo said. "It was awful. Brutal."




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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:00 pm

AT LEAST 9 DEAD AND 16 INJURED.


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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:02 pm

9 dead and 16 injured confirmed by Toronto Police
8 at Sunnybrook hospital which is under lockdown
Terrorism is not suspected. Possibly suicide by police?

Van turned down Yonge St and accelerated down sidewalk. Driver was taken into custody. All over our local news station cp24

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:04 pm

Wonder what the motive was.

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:04 pm

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Wonder what the motive was.


No word on that just yet.

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:05 pm

They are asking people that live on Yonge to not go home tonight if possible and business's to close. 2 blocks of Yonge at Finch are closed for police investigation.
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:09 pm

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9 dead and 16 injured confirmed by Toronto Police
8 at Sunnybrook hospital which is under lockdown
Terrorism is not suspected. Possibly suicide by police?
I was just reading up on Alexandre Bissonnette when this came in. Damn.
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:10 pm

Witnesses are saying the driver was acting very angry and unstable and yelling at police to shoot him. He was gesturing as though he had a weapon. A TO officer took him into custody.
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:15 pm

Sources confirmed to CBS News that the suspect has been identified as Alek Minassian, 25.
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There is a CompSci student named Alek Minassian at Seneca College (Richmond Hill, Ontario).
No other source has come forward with a name for the perpetrator.


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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:22 pm

The perpetrator's rented van:
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:35 pm

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Wonder what the motive was.

My first guess would be the religion of peace but we won't know for sure for a while.

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:03 pm

Video of the perpetrator getting arrested.
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This is fascinating: Minute after minute one after the other newsoutlets and blogs copy the alleged name of the perpetrator, Alek Minassian.
Now the UK DailyStar writes "Police have identified a suspect named as Alek Minassian."
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I hope for them that they got the right name.


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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:19 pm

This is the first time Toronto has seen something like this. Ive lived here over 25 years now and have never seen anything like this...tragic
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:23 pm

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/pol/ already on the case.
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:11 pm

"The Toronto suspect researched the Elliot Rodger massacre in California in 2014, it has been claimed"

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:47 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:40 pm

Huh, guess its another incel killer.

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:19 am



I am hoping no one I knew has died or has been injured. It is not far from where I grew up.
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:20 am

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Huh, guess its another incel killer.

That's like the fourth one so far, right? Elliot, Chris Mercer, Nick Cruz, and now this guy.

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:10 am

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That's like the fourth one so far, right? Elliot, Chris Mercer, Nick Cruz, and now this guy.
Sodini, Lepine, and Hennard were the proto incel-shooters.

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:32 am

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"The Toronto suspect researched the Elliot Rodger massacre in California in 2014, it has been claimed"
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Looks like a 4Chan stunt to me. This screenshot surfaced first in a /pol/ thread. The wording
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Private (Recruit) Minassian Infantry 00010, wishing to speak to Sgt 4chan please. C23249161. The Incel Rebellion has already begun! We Will overthrow all the Chads and Stacys! All hail the Supreme Gentleman Elliot Rodger!
sounds a little too chliché to be true.


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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:34 am

Maybe we need to ban vans, like the UK and Australia have done with guns?
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:42 am

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Maybe we need to ban vans, like the UK and Australia have done with guns?
These vehicle-ramming type attacks get kind of frequent. It's such an ugly and lazy method. Didn't Lanza write something to that effect? How he could not get into this method because it was too unpersonal?


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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:31 am

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Looks like a 4Chan stunt to me. This screenshot surfaced first in a /pol/ thread.

Wouldn't surprise me.

I believe they also started the Cruz trained with a white supremacy group thing that the media ate up.

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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:48 am


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Hi, Elliot Rodger here.
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Tomorrow is the Day of Retribution.
CBS News really dug up Rodger from his grave and sliced part of his videos into their news report. It's really laughable.
Then they proceede to explain incels and consult an expert to talk about incels, 4Chan, Reddit, Memes etc.
If this is indeed a 4Chan stunt like Pizzagate, it's interesting to see it unfold.
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:11 am

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Maybe we need to ban vans, like the UK and Australia have done with guns?
These vehicle-ramming type attacks get kind of frequent. It's such an ugly and lazy method. Didn't Lanza write something to that effect? How he could not get into this method because it was too unpersonal?

Found the source in an e-mail from December 11, 2012:
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I’m clueless about Olga Hepnarova. While granting that modus operandi really isn’t that important, I just can’t get into vehicular slaughterers. It seem too mediated, like using remote explosives (too hot). And knives stray too far from the whole “mass” aspect (too cold). The aesthetic of pistols tends to be just (sic) right.
Lanza used to phrase "too mediated".
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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:49 am


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PostSubject: Re: Toronto Van Incident April 2018   Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:10 am

This is such bullshit.

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Excerpts from the Globe and Mail article:

One classmate, who worked on a project with him at Seneca in 2015, described Mr. Minassian as someone with a significant social or mental disability who had a hard time speaking to people, difficulty under pressure, and constant physical tics where he shook his hands and tapped his head.

The man said he heard that Mr. Minassian could code well.

One Seneca student in computer studies said Mr. Minassian had graduated from the program just last week.

Saying he did not want to be publicly identified as an associate of a suspected killer because he is currently being interviewed for summer internships, this Seneca student added that he didn’t think Mr. Minassian had lined up any work after college.

The student looking for internships said the Mr. Minassian who attended his school was a whiz with working with specialized computer chips known as graphical processing units. These chips have traditionally been used to help process images, but can also have other applications where they give computers a lot more processing power.

The student said he wouldn’t describe Mr. Minassian as a loner, exactly, because he would converse when necessary. But, he added, he didn’t interact well.

On Monday night police cordoned off a Richmond Hill home property records show belong to Vahe and Sona Minassian. Officers first arrived around 3:30 p.m., neighbours said. A Haig Minassian, three years older than Alek Minassian, has also listed the address as home in bankruptcy records.

In 2009, Sona Minassian was quoted in a story in the Richmond Hill Liberal lamenting that her son, who suffered from a form of autism called Asperger syndrome, was at risk of losing access to a special program called Helpmate that assisted the teen to “work though his cognitive barriers and prepare him for the workplace.”

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