PANAMA CITY, FL: A horrific scene unfolded yesterday at the Panama City School Board when a crazed gunman took aim at several board members and then fatally shot himself. Police reports say that the group was involved in a routine discussion when Clay Duke entered the room, spray painted a red “V” with a circle around on the wall and then started waving a gun around.
For the rest of the school board shooting details and the VIDEO, read on…
He told everyone to “hit the road” except for the men behind the long desk. Bay County School Superintendent Bill Husfelt tried to calm Clay Duke down to no avail and was seen in the video saying “Please don’t, please don’t.” So what does Clay Duke have against the school board? Apparently Duke blames the officials for his wife’s termination. Husfelt told The Associated Press:
We could tell by the look in his eyes that this wasn’t going to end well.
Then, Clay Duke took two shots at Husfelt from only eight feet away and fired off a few more rounds before security guard Mike Jones entered and wounded Duke in the leg. Duke then took his own life.
Regarding the painted V on the wall, it is the same marking used in the novel series and movie V for Vendetta although Duke’s exact motive was unclear. In the “About Me” section of Clay Duke’s Facebook page, there’s a strange message from last week that may explain a few things:
My testament: Some people (the government sponsored media) will say I was evil, a monster (V) … no … I was just born poor in a country where the Wealthy manipulate, use, abuse, and economically enslave 95 percent of the population. Rich Republicans, Rich Democrats … same-same … rich … they take turns fleecing us … our few dollars … pyramiding the wealth for themselves.
Also from his Facebook profile, we learn that Clay Duke is from Tampa, attended King High School and graduated in 1972. He is also an ex-con. And now, he’s a dead ex-con. Luckily, no one else was wounded.
Here’s the school board shooting video:
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