5 Strange Murder Cases in the USA in 2019

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(Newswire.net — October 22, 2019) — Unfortunately, murder and shootings are all too common in America. Here are some of the strangest murder/shooting cases in this country.

  1. El Paso Shooting: A Hispanophobian attack took place in El Paso, a city in Texas, USA on August 3, 2019. The attack is considered the deadliest attack in the USA in 2019 as well as third deadliest since 1949. The main perpetrator was a 21-year old boy, Patrick Wood Crusius from Allen, Texas. He was radicalized by the Hispanophobia and massive immigration of Hispanic and Latino people. The shooting took place at a Walmart supercenter in El Paso. Patrick Cruisius got into the store carrying WASR-10 rifle and opened fire, due to which, 22 people died and 24 got injured. 

  1. Dayton Shooting: On August 4, 2019, just 13-hours after the El Paso Shooting, a mass shooting was carried out in Dayton, Ohio. The main culprit, Connor Stephen Betts killed 10 and injured 27 people with his AR-15 style rifle. However, just 32 seconds after the first shot, the gunman, Connor Stephen Betts was shot down by the cops. The gunman with his two siblings entered the Ned Peppers Bar in the Oregon Historic District of Dayton. At around 12:13 a.m., he split from his siblings and at 1:05 a.m., he opened fire. In an investigation, it was reported that Connon had a desire for violence and mass shootings. 

  1. Virginia Beach Shooting: On May 31, 2019, a 40 years old, angry city public utilities employee, DeWayne Craddock opened fire indiscriminately at a municipal building in the Princess Anne area of Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. At first, Craddock shot a person in the parking area, then he moved inside and shot another person and later, he opened fire in all three floors and caused a significant destruction of life; 12 people were killed and 4 sustained injuries. The gunman was also shot dead by the police in a shoot-out.  Reportedly, he carried two .45 ACP pistols and fired his first shot at 4:08 p.m.

  1. The Murder of an Indian-American, Sandeep Dhaliwal: Sandeep Dhaliwal was the first Sikh deputy of the Harris County Shefiff’s office in Houston, Texas. According to biographied.com, Dhaliwal was an American Sikh of Indian descent. He was shot down by a person named Robert Soris while conducting a traffic stop in Houston. According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, Dhaliwal was a trailblazer by his behavior towards police officers and the Sikh community. A video showed that Dhaliwal was speaking with the driver, Robert Soris in a gentle manner. When Dhaliwal headed back to his patrol car, Robert went out of his car and shot Dhaliwal at the back of his head. After the scene, Robert drove away, but later, he was arrested and charged with murder. 

           5. Aurora Illinois Shooting: On February 15, 2019, a mass killing was conducted in Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois. At 1:24 p.m., a 45-year old shooter, Gary Montez Martin opened fire. The perpetrator was carrying a hand gun and the exchange of gunfire between perpetrator and police lasted about 90 minutes. The perpetrator was gunned down by the police force.