Mass Shooting in Glendale Stopped by Armed Citizen, According to Gun Enthusiasts
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A Glendale man who apparently threatened people with an assault rifle at a party last month was shot and killed by an armed partygoer.
We checked back in on the case after discovering that gun enthusiasts have hailed the shooter, whom police have identified as 39-year-old James Rakes, as a hero who stopped a "mass shooting."
Literally dozens (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, for starters) of blogs glorify the man, based on the few facts about the shooting released by police at the time, claiming that a "mass shooting" (some call it a "possible mass shooting") had been stopped.
|A collection of blog headlines after the shooting.|