Another example of violent crime without a gun. A nice pistol could have stopped all of this. I am surprised in Alaska someone didn't have a 44 mag on their belt.
Part of the thing here might be that it was a domestic dispute, and he was clearly mentally ill. Killing a stranger in self-defense is one thing, but how people react when it's a family member is an open question. They might not have been willing to react quickly enough, thinking that it was just another crazy episode until it was too late.Three days before the killings, Jason Abbott was arrested for allegedly trying to punch his mother because she had orange and red colored items in her home. He said they were "evil colors," according to court documents.