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the story of an invisible girl
We were sitting here in my office, and Daisy mentioned, "There must be something going on over there. I see three, no four helicopters."

I looked out the window in surprise. It look a little bit of searching, but then I spotted all four helicopters hovering a few miles out the window. Oh wow...

I figured if something had generated that many helicopters, I could probably find it on the news. A quick internet search and I discovered that three people were shot at an office building just two miles north of my office. Yikes. Further, the gunman seems to be still at large, he escaped in a silver Ford Fusion.

Now I keep staring out my window suspiciously at every silver sedan I see. So freaky.

License plate bey0843. Unfortunately, I can't actually read any license plates from here at the fifth floor, so I have to glare at all the similar cars I see. (But if anybody else sees it, let me know.)


I'm watching the live feed on my computer, and the helicopters through my window. Really creepy. I'm not afraid of anything -- if he's out, I'm sure he's bolting as far away as possible -- but still. It sure makes you think, and it sure makes it hard not to watch for updates!

I hope they find the guy quickly.

(Update: looks like they've found him.)
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cynnerth From: cynnerth Date: April 9th, 2007 04:50 pm (UTC) (Link)
I just read that article! Yikes!
hannunvaakuna From: hannunvaakuna Date: April 9th, 2007 05:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
i saw an article in the Detroit News and saw "troy" in the headline and immediately checked to make sure it wasn't your building. regardless, how scary!!
ellison From: ellison Date: April 9th, 2007 05:27 pm (UTC) (Link)
That is totally freaky!! I hope they find him soon too!
egon010 From: egon010 Date: April 9th, 2007 05:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yeah, it's the top item on my CNN feed right now too.
anderale From: anderale Date: April 9th, 2007 05:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yet another reason to work at home!

From: nicegeek Date: April 9th, 2007 05:56 pm (UTC) (Link)
Looks like they caught him. Whew!
sllywhtboy From: sllywhtboy Date: April 9th, 2007 07:09 pm (UTC) (Link)
thatguychuck From: thatguychuck Date: April 10th, 2007 03:53 am (UTC) (Link)
Yikes! Glad they weren't circling your building.
nishar From: nishar Date: April 10th, 2007 02:52 pm (UTC) (Link)
I am glad they caught that guy.
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