I’m a big fan of Ignatius Piazza, owner of Parhump, Nevada’s Frontsight Firearms Training Institute and World Champion emailer! I train at his facility at least once a year and read his emails regularly (well, many of them, he sends a ton!)
On Monday he predicted that authorities would find that Stephen Paddock had psych medications in his blood. He claims that these medications cause the patient to turn killer in certain cases. He says it’s not the guns it’s the medications.
Lo, and behold! From FOX News/AP:
Stephen Paddock, the gunman who opened fire on a crowd at a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, was prescribed an anti-anxiety drug in June, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.
The paper, citing records from the Nevada Prescription Monitoring Program, reported Tuesday that Paddock was prescribed 50, 10-milligram diazepam tablets by a physician on June 21. The brand name of the drug is Valium. The report said the drug could trigger aggressive behavior. [Read more…]