Friday, July 27, 2012

Holmes (supposedly) under psychiatric care, yet (supposedly) allowed to buy guns, vest, etc.

(Reuters) - A former University of Colorado graduate student accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 others in a shooting rampage at a Denver-area movie theater last week had been under the care of a psychiatrist who was part of a campus threat-assessment team.
from Colorado shooting suspect was under psychiatrist's care

But we have been told that he was able to purchase guns and ammo, a gas mask and even a bullet-resistant vest (which I thought were reserved for law-enforcement officials).