These Heroes Stopped The School Shooting On Friday That You Didn't Hear About

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On Friday, a former student smuggled a sawed-off shotgun into school and opened fire.

Ocala, FL - On Friday, a gunman put a shotgun in a guitar case and carried it into the school while blending in with students. Shortly after opening fire, Marion County Sheriff's Deputy James Long had the shooter in custody.

The shooting occurred at around 8:39 a.m. at Forest High School in Ocala, according to CBS News.

19-year-old Sky Bouche, a former student, carried his his sawed-off shotgun, tactical vest, and gloves inside of the school. After he was inside, he went into a bathroom and put on all of his gear, according to The Washington Post.

Equipped and ready to start his killing spree, Bouche approached a classroom and encountered a locked door. He fired a shot through the classroom door and hit a 17-year-old student in his ankle.

Bouche then dropped his weapon and fled, trying to blend in as the school announced a "code red" alert and went into lockdown.

Students and teachers locked the doors and started throwing file cabinets and desks against the doors in an attempt to barricade them.

One student described that they started tying jackets together so that they could climb out of the windows, according to CBS News.

https://twitter.com/RoboKast/status/987326650261168128

Teacher Kelly McManis-Panasuk then saw Bouche in the hallway and asked him if he shot a gun, and he told her that he did. School Resource Officer, Deputy James Long, was already rushing toward the shooting, and McManis-Panasuk engaged the shooter in conversation until he arrived.

He told McManis-Panasuk that he was mentally ill and wanted to be arrested.

According to Fox News, he “said he had been abused by his family his whole life, and he was done.” He was taken into custody without further incident.

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods said that Deputy Long didn't hesitate.

"He went right in," the sheriff told reporters.

Video was captured of deputies clearing the school.

https://twitter.com/NevadaKlapp/status/987358871873359872

McManis-Panasuk was forgiving of Bouche smuggling a tactical vest and shotgun into school and shooting a student.

“He wanted to be arrested,” McManis-Panasuk said, according to The Washington Post. “I really don’t think he meant to shoot the gun. I think it really was an accident. He just wanted someone to listen to him.”

Bouche had previously been committed for a mental health evaluation when he was 14 years old. He purchased his shotgun in a private sale with no background check just after the Parkland school shooting, according to Ocala Star Banner.

Bouche made his first court appearance on Saturday and was charged with terrorism, aggravated assault with a firearm, carrying a concealed firearm, culpable negligence, possession of a firearm on school property, possession of a short-barrelled shotgun, interference in school property, and armed trespass on school property, according to Ocala Star Banner.

He is being held without bond.

Comments (32)
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Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

A terrorism charge?! Wow!

I'll bet money that this guy is brown. He gets called a terrorist and doesn't kill anyone, while your typical school shooter, who actually does kill people, is not a terrorist.

bronx163
bronx163

Stop that bs.
Wh brown black.
U enter a school and start shooting kids u are a donestic terrorist.
Hows that gun free Zone signage doing florida?
Get smarter have more cops or retired cops guarding schools.
More useless gun laws will not stop this.
Armed cop or ret. cops at school will stop the threat. This clown just walked into school like everyone else.

nomorecommonsense
nomorecommonsense

Do you just jump from article to article when you lose an arguement? What you said is blatantly racist, and complies with the mainstream beliefs that are being propagated everywhere nowadays.There isn't going to be a terrorism charge because he didn't have a political agenda to promote, granted, but he will face several charges related to his actions. Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. Sound familiar?

axelpanic
axelpanic

Can I ask the obvious question? How the hell did someone sell him the gun? If I was selling, I would obviously want to know the person I'm selling it to.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@nomorecommonsense do you just jump article to article looking for my comments? I intrigue you, I know.

and what exactly did i say that you thought was racist? I'm actually curious to know. Before you tell me though, ask yourself "are school shooters typically white?" If your answer is yes, then how is what i said racist?

BobIn704
BobIn704

Gun Free zOne....not sure ho this happened??? :( Stupid people!

davidebrwn
davidebrwn

of course he is blatantly racist he admits it

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@davidebrwn
So you think I'm racist based off your feelings?

dkdolphindawn
dkdolphindawn

Who cares what color these people are who do the school shootings? They are all messed up and they are all domestic terrorists! I agree we should put retired veterans in the schools(armed) to stop the shootings!

nomorecommonsense
nomorecommonsense

No actually, I was browsing through the site, looking at articles that "intrigued" me, and you just happened to be the first comment. And what was racist was you saw terrorism and assumed they were "brown". Are all terrorists brown? You can convince yourself that most school shooters are white, but what was the most recent, successful, school shooter's ethnicity? Without facts, assuming a person involved in a crime is a certain race, is racism. It's the problem of people lumping in one race into one category that I take issue with. If a white person were to assume that a drive-by was committed by a minority, that would be considered rasicm in today's society. Tell me I'm wrong.

rwingjr
rwingjr

Actually, the "hero" on the left arrived 3 minutes after the kid had surrendered to the woman on the right. 3 freaking minutes could have killed a bunch of people, yet he's being called a hero. I have a problem with that. I'm not blaming him for anything, because he probably got there as fast as he could, but to call him a hero is just wrong. He was doing his job. The teacher went above and beyond.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@nomorecommonsense
Lol, no. I didn't assume he was brown and call him a terrorist. I assumed that he was labeled as a terrorist because he was brown. And if you look at his pictures, he doesn't look white to me.

Also, it's not convincing myself that most school shooters are white. It's a fact. Most school shooters are white.

Stop being upset by facts.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@nomorecommonsense
Which non-white school shooter are you referring to? Parkland?

He was white. White and Hispanic are not exclusive. One is race, another is ethnicity.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@nomorecommonsense
Allow me to reword your analogy of the last shooter not being white, and see if it still makes any kind of sense:

You can convince yourself that most US presidents are white, but what was the most recent, successful US president's ethnicity?

See? Doesn't hold up. My reworded question makes just as much sense as your original. None.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@PastLivesMatter
If my comments bother you, feel free to leave the site, you clown.

And don't yell. It's not nice.

lakramer1211
lakramer1211

You could be wrong. If a group of people is less than 10% of the population, but they commit 50% and sometimes closer to 90% of the crime in a given area, then it is not racism that might lead to one surmising that the perpetrator was of a certain race, don't you agree? It is simply a matter or statistics. By experience, you yourself may know of areas of your town where it is not considered safe to venture into at night or whatever. Would you be a racist for not going there? Not necessarily. So you see you are the racebaiter in this conversation , not Hi_estComnDenomn.

nomorecommonsense
nomorecommonsense

White and hispanic aren't exclusive? One could be European American and one could be from a South American country. That's another thing that makes me upset. White is not a race or ethinicty, it is a color. I'm not from Russia, nor is my family, so I'm not Caucasion. And if you can prove he was decended from entirely European heritage then you can use that arguement.

PastLivesMatter
PastLivesMatter

Who said anything about you bothering me? Just pointing out a fact. And, don't presume to tell me what's not nice while you are calling people names. Extremely interesting edit, though. You do know the notification sends the original post, right?

nomorecommonsense
nomorecommonsense

It would be racist for you to assume that the person that could potentially assault you would be of a certain race, regardless of the population. The person I was actually talking to negated his own aruguement by saying that he assumed the person was labeled a terrorist because he was brown, just as you said that one can assume that the perpetrator was of a certain race. That is the same as saying all Muslims are terrorists. You cannot lump everyone of the same race into one category. Rethink who is the race-baiter my friend.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@PastLivesMatter
I obviously bother you, or you wouldn't have replied to my comment. and are you talking about my original comment, where I called you a silly bitch?

Yeah, I edited that, because 1. you didn't say anything bitch-worthy and 2. if I called you a bitch right up front, I'd have nowhere to escalate to. I changed it to 'clown' and put 'silly bitch' back in my pocket, for use at another time. My apologies.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@nomorecommonsense
no, he had it right. you're the race baiter. I suppose you just had to hear it from someone other than me to take it in.

And assuming someone is non-white because this site specifically called him a terrorist, even with all the other articles of your typical white mass shooter not being called a terrorist on this site, is not racist. That's observing this site's writing patterns. No one is being lumped into any category that they don't already belong to, Skip.

Lastly, I normally don't waste time correcting people, but I don't think you've spelled "argument" right one time since you've been on this site, and I can't handle it anymore.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@nomorecommonsense no, white is definitely a race. you couldn't be more wrong with your statement. Take Cameron Diaz for example.

Cameron's race is white. Her nationality is American. Her ethnicity is Cuban and German. Race and ethnicity are not mutually exclusive, like I said before.

jawstaysun
jawstaysun

Did anyone else watch the video in the link and notice that TWO of the police officers were pointing their weapons AT the students? :O

malbolge33
malbolge33

Because you have to make sure no one else has a weapon, why they also was saying put your hands up.

nomorecommonsense
nomorecommonsense

Congratulations. Even though I've called you out numerous times for spelling and grammatical issues, you've caught me on one word. I get on this website on a tablet, with no auto-correct. And white is not a race, as I said, it is a color. As for what I said about assuming a person is being charged as a terriorist because his skin was "brown" is racist, it still stands. Just as you said it could be assumed that if you were assaulted by someone in a predominantly African-American neighborhood it is likely that it was African-American, it is blatantly racist. The assumption that it was a person was of a certain race proves my point. I wait for the facts rather than assume something. When you assume, it makes an ass out of you and me. Mainly you though, although as I've said, you do that well enough by yourself.

nomorecommonsense
nomorecommonsense

So foolish. To define someone's race by the color of their skin is just ignorant. A so called "white" person could be from any number of countries. To lump them into the same category is the same as assuming that a person is labeled a terrorist because they are "brown". Calling someone "black" is considered offensive, but the same beliefs don't apply to calling someone "white". I personally have an issue of sorts, because they influence other people without actual facts, but people's opinions don't hurt my feelings, rather, I just know how ignorant they really are.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@nomorecommonsense
You have me confused. That was someone else talking about bad neighborhoods, not me.

And you have yourself confused, because I'm sure you don't know what race means. Race is exactly the color of a person, along with other shared characteristics. Race is not solely governed by your nationality.

And where is calling someone black offensive? Black is the preferred label for most black Americans. African American is clunky, archaic, and most of all, inaccurate. I have no African connection aside from ancestry. I'm American.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@nomorecommonsense
Come to think of it, your specific wrong spelling of certain words and your sentence structure don't really strike me as "native English speaker." there's nothing wrong with that, as it seems you have great command of the English language, but my Spidey sense tingles.

Are you Eastern European/western Asian by any chance?


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