I just read an article this morning online about a group teens in Oklahoma who randomly shot and killed an Australian collage student and claim they did it "for the fun of it". All I can think of is, what is wrong with these kids? 

"...Charged with first-degree murder are Chancey Allen Luna, 16, and James Francis Edwards Jr., 15, according to the Stephens County District Attorney's office. Michael Dewayne Jones, 17, who allegedly drove the vehicle carrying the other suspects, was charged with use of a vehicle in the discharge of a weapon and accessory to murder after the fact, the office said..."

"...Lane was out jogging during a visit to his girlfriend and her family in Duncan on Friday, when he was shot in the back, police said. He attended East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma, where he was on a baseball scholarship.

What drives a person (even the most immature teenager) to think that killing someone is funny? Or that its acceptable to kill for fun? From a psychological viewpoint, what causes a persons train of thought to resort to killing for fun?

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Tags: control, gun, guns, killing, murder, psychology

Comment by archaeopteryx on August 25, 2013 at 7:49pm

@ Strega - if mass destruction is high on your list of priorities, it is my opinion is that you can reduce far more of the population via your role as a licensed driver.

Comment by Strega on August 25, 2013 at 8:43pm

See there you go with that Doubting Thomas routine.  I've seen it done.  You push a couple of pedals with your feet, and wiggle the wheel a bit.  What could possibly go wrong?

Comment by SteveInCO on August 25, 2013 at 9:30pm

Here you go, Strega.  The perfect starter pistol

OK maybe not.  (The Desert Eagles are HUMONGOUS and the round they fire is so powerful it's painful to shoot them--even with all that weight to handle the recoil.  The brand was made famous by being used by Ahnuld in so many of his movies.  So out there as to be useless in reality, perhaps a fun toy.)

Comment by Strega on August 25, 2013 at 9:32pm

But.... but... it's so pretty

Comment by SteveInCO on August 25, 2013 at 9:32pm

Oh I forgot the link.  2300 bucks and it can be yours, baby!

Desert Eagle sales page

Comment by Unseen on August 25, 2013 at 9:34pm

No, no, no. There's nothing feminine about that gun. How about a cute little gun like this:

Comment by archaeopteryx on August 25, 2013 at 11:10pm

I would buy it it said, "Goodbye, Kitty --"

Comment by archaeopteryx on August 25, 2013 at 11:12pm

@Strega - RE: "You push a couple of pedals with your feet, and wiggle the wheel a bit" - hey, that's all that Petty does, and he makes a fortune doing it. You go, Girl!

BTW - You don't mind if I take out a double-indemnity Accidental Life policy on you, do you?

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