This is a discussion on ATM shooting within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; In a busy mall: San Jose Mercury story San Francisco Chronicle story Not enough detail for a scenario......
All that said....
It could be worse.
"The History of our Revolution will be one continued Lye from one end to the other."
09:18am. Nice... Any time, any place.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Question everything, Learn something, Answer nothing.
Those who have an answer for everything, have an answer for nothing.
To all dat above.
God is Great, Beer is Good, and People are Crazy
note to self,Remember; Head on swivel, while at busy ATM machines
If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.
Washington didn't use his freedom of speech to defeat the British, He shot them!
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy." -- Ernest Benn
Yet another good reason to not use ATMs at all.
Trust in God and keep your powder dry
"A heavily armed citizenry is not about overthrowing the government; it is about preventing the government from overthrowing liberty. A people stripped of their right of self defense is defenseless against their own government." -source
I agree re ATMs. As a general rule, when you least expect it, is when you should expect it.
"I do what I do." Cpl 'coach' Bowden, "Southern Comfort".
Here is a street-level view of that specific Bank Of America ATM: click.
Oakland, California. Typical, smaller "strip mall" arrangement. Relatively busy "six lane" street during the weekday, but likely fairly quiet at 9am on a Sunday morning. Extremely good visibility for a criminal who might be monitoring who's coming and going, from that "mall." Tucked inside the strip mall the way it is, that ATM could be easy pickin's for a motivated robber. Lesson: if awake, use your head.