046. Man Shoots Up Post Office

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A 36-year-old man stormed into the Ramona post yelling at everyone to get out of his . Carrying a shotgun, he climbed up onto the and told everyone to lie on the floor. he pulled the trigger and fired a round the ceiling. Plaster splattered onto the floor and customers.
The man ordered all the customers and to sit up and look at him. He , "Repeat after me: I hate the post office!" repeated the words. He fired another round, but one he aimed at the front plate glass . Shattered glass went everywhere.
Three minutes later, five cars pulled up in front of the post , lights flashing and sirens wailing. Using a bullhorn, police officer told the man to walk out with his hands up. The man fired another out the shattered window. The police officer and bullhorn were uninjured. However, one police car had little pit marks in it.
The man yelled, "'m not coming out until the post office pays for pain and suffering. A postal truck ran my car two years ago. My back is me. I can't work anymore. My wife left . I can't take it anymore."
After a while, man calmed down. He released all the people . At 7:00 p.m., the man walked out backwards his hands up. The police handcuffed him, put in the back seat of the car, and him to the police station.
A post office said that they had tried to settle with man out of court, but he refused anything than a million dollars. "So the whole thing to court," he said. "I guess he got of waiting for the trial to begin. He'll go to jail for a few years because this stunt."
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