Denver was abuzz yesterday. The original story was a guy had entered the Alliance Center, located across the street from Union Station in downtown. The alliance center is a progressive office building housing a number of different environmental and social justice organizations using shared office facilities.
A woman named Cara Russell was shot. By the time the police arrived, the shooter had committed suicide. The woman subsequently died. The children on the left are getting smarter to not immediately open with the assumption that the shooter is a wacko right wing NRA TEA party member.
The details came out today. The woman was the first executive director of a recycling program. She previously had been mayor of Buena Vista, Colorado. The shooter was her husband – she had filed for divorce in April and he was just served with the divorce papers.
The shooter, Mickey Russell, ran an airplane business based in Buena Vista’s airport