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Thu Sep 13, 2018, 09:45 PM

Report: Las Vegas professor shot himself in arm to protest Trump

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Report: Las Vegas professor shot himself in arm to protest Trump

By Rio Lacanlale / Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 11, 2018 - 6:21 pm

A longtime College of Southern Nevada sociology professor is facing felony gun charges in connection with an on-campus shooting on the second day of classes.

Mark J. Bird, 69, was charged last month with discharging a gun within a prohibited structure, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and possessing a dangerous weapon on school property, court records show. He was found bleeding from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his arm about 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 28 outside a bathroom in the Charleston campus K building.

Inside the bathroom, campus police found a $100 bill taped to a mirror along with a note that said, “For the janitor,” according to Bird’s arrest report. On the floor of the restroom was a black-and-white, .22-caliber pistol and one spent shell casing.

The sociology professor was hired Aug. 26, 1993, and was an emeritus faculty member at the time of the shooting, college spokesman Richard Lake said. Bird was not scheduled to teach any courses during the fall 2018 semester.

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Thu Sep 13, 2018, 09:52 PM

1. Professor, I know the feeling, but not sure that's the best way to protest trump.

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Fri Sep 14, 2018, 10:25 AM

2. I imagine mental illness played a part.

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