Las Vegas Professor Shot Himself In Arm To Protest Trump


A longtime College of Southern Nevada sociology professor is facing felony gun charges in connection with an on-campus shooting on the second day of classes.

Mark J. Bird, 69, was charged last month with discharging a gun within a prohibited structure, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and possessing a dangerous weapon on school property, court records show.

Bird was found bleeding from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his arm about 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 28 outside a bathroom in the Charleston campus K building. Inside the bathroom, campus police found a $100 bill taped to a mirror along with a note that said, “For the janitor,” according to Bird’s arrest report.

Bird said he had shot himself in protest of President Donald Trump, police noted in their report. The report did not elaborate. Bird’s preliminary hearing is set for Sept. 17 in Las Vegas Justice Court.

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  1. Who can tell what was in the head of this fool and what he sought to accomplish.
    I remark he has been kind enough to leave a tip for the janitor. Cleaning people have told me that only a minority of suicided people do.

  2. Oh I get it now. He left a tip for the janitor who would have to clean up the mess he caused with his spilled and splattered blood on floor and walls.
    How thoughtful!!(sarcasm )


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