2 NY Shootings Leave 4 Dead; Police ID Suspect
Kurt Meyers, 64, is sought by police in Herkimer
By Mark Russell, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 13, 2013 10:59 AM CDT
Updated Mar 13, 2013 5:00 PM CDT
Six shot, four killed in Herkimer County, NY. Police are looking for a suspect, believed to be in town and carrying a long gun.   (MrDraftCentral)

(Newser) – Six people were shot, four of them fatally, in two shootings this morning in Herkimer County, NY, reports WKTV News. Police believe the same person was responsible for both and have identified the suspect as 64-year-old Kurt Meyers of the town of Mohawk, reports the AP. He remains at large, and shots have have reported as the police look for him. Two people were killed at a car wash in the town of Herkimer, then four were shot at a barber shop in Mohawk.

The suspect fled in a red Jeep with a black top. The Jeep was recovered around 10am, but the shooter was not with the vehicle, and he was reportedly seen carrying a long gun. Police raided Meyers' apartment and found explosives, but not him. Local schools are on lockdown.

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K.KRANK
Mar 14, 2013 1:17 AM CDT
You know, see, the stand your ground thing only works if everyone is armed. When we get yokels like this jerk standing his ground against unarmed people he's got a problem with, stand your ground sort of falls apart. And I got no problem with gun lovers standing their ground against each other, if they take each other out at the same time it's just the Darwin Awards at work there. My problem is when gun lover/crazies go off against innocents at elementary schools or go after cops. Nothing worse then some armed kook killing school-kids or cops. But as long as people here interpret an amendment to the constitution designed to allow State National Guards in the U.S. as meaning every nut-job gun lover here has a right to pack heat, stupid cr@p like this will keep happening in 'Murka :/
Gemini528
Mar 13, 2013 4:04 PM CDT
Lets see....if he shot six people so far he should only have one bullet left because if I'm not mistaken Governor homo passed a law banning magazines containing more than seven bullets. So after he uses that last bullet he will probably turn himself in.
NYUFan
Mar 13, 2013 3:45 PM CDT
Once, twice, ad infinitum...DUN WITH A GUN!!! BAN THE GUNS AND AMMO, NOW! Boot the NRA and other guns nuts to planet Mars!