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James Oliver Huberty
Perpetrated San Ysidro McDonald's massacre, killing 21 in 1984.
Co-worker James Aslanes: "He would talk about rapists. He mentioned what should be done with them: that they should cut off their fingers, they should cut off their hands and tie them up by their testicles. Things like that frightened me."
|11 Oct 1942
||James Oliver Huberty born, Canton OH.
||Trains to be an undertaker, Don Williams Funeral Home.
||Hubert's house burns to the ground, Massillon OH.
||Marries wife Etna.
||Arrested, drunk and disorderly conduct.
||Laid off from welding job when the Babcock and Wilcox plant in Canton closes.
||Moves to Southern California.
|18 Jul 1984
||Telling his wife "I'm going to hunt humans", Huberty proceeds to the San Ysidro McDonald's a quarter mile from his house and opens fire with a variety of weapons—12ga shotgun, Browning 9mm, Uzi carbine—killing 21 and wounding 19. He fires 245 rounds before a shot from a police sniper's .308 ends the spree at 5:17 pm.
|26 Sep 1984
||A work crew destroys the San Ysidro McDonald's.
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