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PostSubject: Daniel rohrbough   Tue May 29, 2018 6:31 am

In late 2001, a witness came forward to say that a member of the SWAT team at Columbine feared he had “accidentally shot a student” during the attack. According to Brian Rohrbough, that student was his son Daniel. Bullet shells from police were found all around Daniel’s body, and investigators recovered only one of the three bullets that killed him. Furthermore, police officer Jim Taylor told Brian Rohrbough that he had seen Daniel killed while running from Eric and Dylan—which didn’t explain how Daniel was shot from the front, at the angle of someone below him.Daniel’s parents tape-recorded this conversation. When the police issued a statement from Taylor saying he had never told Brian he’d seen Daniel shot, Brian produced the tape. Taylor was placed on leave the next day.

Brown, B & Merritt, R. (2002). No Easy Answers: The Truth Behind Death at Columbine.

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PostSubject: Re: Daniel rohrbough   Tue May 29, 2018 7:35 am

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Nearly three years after the massacre at Columbine High School, the parents of Daniel Rohrbough believe officials may now be able to show it was not a police officer who killed his son.
The cause of Daniel's death had been the source of a heated dispute between his parents, Brian Rohrbough and Sue Petrone, and law enforcement. They had alleged Denver police Sgt. Daniel O'Shea accidentally killed his son, while police maintained it was one of the teen gunmen.

On Wednesday, authorities released the results of an independent investigation led by El Paso County Sheriff John Anderson that concluded O'Shea was not yet on the scene when the deadly shot was fired. It also found that the fatal bullet in Rohrbough's body was a "textbook match" for gunman Eric Harris' weapon.

"The murder of Daniel Rohrbough at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, was undeniably caused by gunman Eric Harris beyond any reasonable doubt," the report said."

Denver police said O'Shea would not be available for comment. But police Chief Gerry Whitman said he welcomed the findings.

"It is also tragic that Sgt. O'Shea has been subjected to public accusations claiming that he took a life, when in fact he courageously risked his own life to save others," Whitman said.

Brian Rohrbough had heard about parts of the report and saw the full summary on Wednesday.

"I believe for the first time in three years we have the very first plausible explanation for what happened to my son," he said.

Their lawsuit alleging O'Shea had accidentally killed their son was dismissed in U.S. District Court but is pending at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal."

Barry Arrington, an attorney for the Rohrbough family, said the relatives will review the full report before deciding on what to do with the lawsuit. The suit also makes other claims, including that authorities failed to act on threats the boys had made.

He and the parents said investigators had access to information that had been denied the families.

"Our claims against Dan O'Shea were based on facts and evidence available at the time," Rohrbough said. "Now we have seen credible information that makes those claims not valid."

"We have said from the first day we filed our lawsuit, if we're wrong, tell us," Rohrbough said.

Said Petrone: "Based on what they told me, O'Shea didn't fire the bullet. It's unfortunate our family had to go through this, as well as the O'Sheas."

The investigation was conducted by the El Paso County sheriff's office and detectives from Colorado Springs at the request of the Jefferson County sheriff's department, the lead agency in charge of responding to the attack.

Jefferson County investigators had initially reported that Daniel Rohrbough was shot by Klebold, then later said that conclusion was erroneous and Harris was Daniel's killer.

In a 34-page summary, El Paso County investigators indicated that Harris was the only person who could have shot Daniel from the angles matching the wounds on his body.

It also said witnesses indicated Rohrbough was shot before 11:30 a.m., but O'Shea arrived on the scene just before noon."







There was a lot of confusion surrounding Daniel's death. Some thinking that he was indeed killed by friendly fire. Also some thought Dylan had possibly killed him. How frustrating it would have been to not even know who killed your son, to have that part of his death be so confusing and mixed up.  No

This was investigated in depth after the Rohrbough's had filed a lawsuit against Sgt. Daniel O'Shea. It was proven that Eric had actually killed him. They dropped the case.

This was another part of Columbine that had the conspiracy theorists all riled up.

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PostSubject: Re: Daniel rohrbough   Tue May 29, 2018 7:44 am

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] what about Brooks brown when Eric told him to go home didn't Brooks approach Daniel since he went home?or did he see Rachel Scott? I mean he must have seen somebody outside except Eric?
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PostSubject: Re: Daniel rohrbough   Tue May 29, 2018 8:12 am

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] what about Brooks brown when Eric told him to go home didn't Brooks approach Daniel since he went home?or did he see Rachel Scott? I mean he must have seen somebody outside except Eric?

To my knowledge Brooks never said that he stopped and talked to anyone else besides Eric that day. scratch  

I'm sure Brooks saw A LOT of people coming and going. But you have to remember the attack hadn't started yet. So nothing was amiss besides Brooks talking to a very late to school, hat-less Eric.  So if you take his testimony/witness reports/his book etc. into account, he saw Eric pulling in, they had a brief verbal exchange, then Brooks went on his merrily little way.

He didn't hear anything until he was already some distance away walking down Pierce Street. He said that the first sound he heard he mistook for a nail gun from a nearby construction site. After a few more cracks, he realized that it was gunfire.

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