By Tom Knighton
Thomas Hartless may be the most appropriately named person (phonetically, anyway) we’re likely to encounter for some time. Hartless reportedly killed three people at the Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville, OH in May of this year.
Now, the media is reporting that Hartless “likely” got his weapons at gun shows, apparently through private sales.
The man responsible for killing three people and then himself at the Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville in May likely bought the firearms from a private sale.
This allowed him to skip a background check that would have revealed his prior felony conviction, which barred him from purchasing firearms.
The files from the investigation into the May 12 shooting, conducted by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, were released to The Advocate earlier this week by the Licking County Prosecutor’s Office.
The file contains an audio recording of an interview done with Harry Hartless, the father of Thomas Hartless, hours after the shooting occurred.
As he is questioned by BCI detectives, Harry Hartless said he did not provide his son with any firearms or ammunition at any time, including during a meeting he had with his son around 2 or 2:30 a.m. on May 12 on the …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms