Missed warnings earlier than the Lewiston capturing are troublingly acquainted

The BDN Editorial Board operates independently from the newsroom, and doesn’t set insurance policies or contribute to reporting or modifying articles elsewhere within the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com.

There are a lot of particular issues we don’t find out about final week’s capturing in Lewiston. What we do, tragically, know is that the sample is eerily, horrifyingly acquainted.

It’s acquainted as a result of it occurred in Parkland, Sutherland Springs, Orlando, Fort Hood and in lots of different communities that share the undesirable distinction of being the positioning of a mass capturing.

In earlier circumstances, warning indicators had been missed. Males who had been prohibited from having weapons obtained them anyway. Males who wanted psychological well being remedy both couldn’t or didn’t get it or, it appears, that remedy was ineffective.