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Old November 17, 2012, 09:34 PM   #1
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"...plotting to shoot up a "Twilight" showing...."

Originally Posted by Question 12f on the federal 4473 Firearms Transaction Form:
Have you ever been adjudicated mentally defective (which includes having been adjudicated incompetent
to manage your own affairs) or have you ever been committed to a mental institution?

> Blaec Lammers, 20, of Bolivar, followed a female clerk around a
> Walmart store in 2009, threatening her. He wasn't charged, but
> was committed for 96 hours for a mental health examination.
> Lammers, whose own mother turned him in Thursday, faces three
> felony charges in the alleged shooting plot.
> recently had purchased weapons -- two assault rifles and hundreds of bullets --
> that were similar to those used by a gunman who opened fire inside a theater in
> Aurora, Colo., during the latest Batman movie in July. That attack killed 12 people.
> Police wrote in the probable cause statement that Lammers was "off of his medication."

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I take it this kind of "commitment" doesn't count, AND somehow his actions/commitment in 2009 didn't raise any red flags?
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