Cries for help came before the gunshots. |
Huberty & Wesbecker: No positive family influence equals this psychological (big bang) theory. |
Kenneth W. Williams |
The murder spree of Joseph Wesbecker at his place of work in Louisville, Kentucky, led to the death of 8 employees at the Standard Gravure plant followed by his own suicide. (Burgos, 2009)James Oliver Huberty, a mass murderer who killed 21 people and injured 20 more in a shooting spree at a McDonald's in San Ysidro, California on July 18, 1984.Two individuals from two different locations and yet each having two broken homes. Hundreds of people, the families represented by the over two dozen individuals that are deceased from these two gunmen, could still be alive today if the importance of the ‘state of readiness,’ was recognized. Some background history will be intimately discussed on these two men, their families, habits, associates and careers. The following critical information will display the shear importance of recognizing the signs and calls for help. |
“On September 14, 1989 I was assigned to Mayor Jerry Abramson to provide security and also to drive him to appointments. I spent ten years on the dignitary protection team.
I was at my desk in city hall just outside Mayor’s Abramson’s office, when I overheard a shooting on my police radio at the standard Gravure building at 6th and Broadway.
Mayor Abramson called me while he was on his way to his office at city hall and advised me to meet him at the rear of the Standard Gravure building. Upon entering the facility I saw more people dead at that location than I have seen the entire three years when I worked as a homicide investigator with the Louisville Police Department. We proceeded to transport some of the wounded to University Hospital, once the perimeter was secure. Time was of the essence, so much blood, so many dead.
There was a deceased person lying on the steps leading to...