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Why?

I cringed when I saw today’s headline on Drudge a href=”http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D96RIKP80show_article=1″linking to this story /aabout a man in Alabama who killed nine people and then himself in a rampage:br /br /blockquoteA gunman on a terrifying rampage across two southern Alabama counties killed at least nine people Tuesday, including members of his own family and apparent strangers, and burned down his mother’s home before shooting himself at a metals plant, authorities said. br /br /Police were investigating shootings in at least four different locations in several communities, all of which were believed to be the work of a single gunman who had not yet been identified by investigators. /blockquotebr /br /I can only imagine that this man was seething with anger and wonder what led up to the events. What was going on in this man’s mind that he felt these horrible actions were his only way out? Had he been fired from his job at the metal plant? Did he have emotional problems that were not being addressed? Could this have been prevented? I realize that many people don’t care about this man’s thought process but as a psychologist, I can’t help but wonder…