Carlsbad, CA-Gunman, Brendan L. O'Rourke (41) jumped the fence Friday at Kelly Elementary School and shot a 357 magnum at a playground full of school kids on recess. He ran out of ammunition briefly when two construction workers pursued him. He jumped back over the fence and was struck by the pickup truck of Carlos Partida, one of the construction workers, while the other one tackled him. They struggled with the man on the ground while concerned citizens Scott Chandler and Terri Lynn ran to the scene and joined in to help subdue the man before police arrived. Two girls, ages 6 and 7 were shot clean through their right arms and are expected to recover. The man had numerous ammunition cartridges in his pockets and was in possession of two gas cans and a propane tank. Lynn said O'Rourke seemed "crazy." Police Lt. Cain remarked that O'Rourke was probably a transient who lives in the area.
How fortunate that there are so many heroes living in Carlsbad. These men did well.
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