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August 9, 2005

would that this were all it took

Remember how two years ago, someone was shooting up cars on the freeways of my hometown, Columbus? He pled guilty today. Quite mentally ill, he says opened fire to silence the voices in his head.

None of that is remotely funny. And then...

Psychiatrists for both sides agreed that McCoy had severe delusions that television programs and commercials were speaking directly to him and mocking him. Toward the end of the shootings, he believed firing from overpasses would make news coverage of Michael Jackson stop.

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