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The Moncton Tragedy

I know I said my next post would be about my top 10 songs for stretching after a workout. But after the recent events in Moncton, I’ve been thinking a lot about certain things like the media, and the effects of having a stressful or dangerous job on people’s lives. So that is what I want to talk about today.

For those of you that aren’t aware, a male suspect, armed with a rifle, a shotgun, and a crossbow, was seen walking around Moncton, New Brunswick on June 4. When police responded to investigate, the suspect ambushed them, shooting five members of the RCMP. Three of the officers passed away and two were injured. The RCMP arrested the suspect just over a day later, and he now faces first degree murder and attempted murder charges. I won’t give the suspect any publicity by publishing his name, which is something that leads me to my first observation about the media.
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