Four killed in upstate New York shootings, police say
Four people have been killed and at least two others wounded in shootings in Herkimer County.
March 13th, 2013
01:41 PM ET

Four killed in upstate New York shootings, police say

Authorities are looking for a man suspected of killing four people and wounding at least two others in Herkimer County in upstate New York, state police said Wednesday.

The suspect, identified by state police as Kurt Meyers, also is believed to have blown up his house in the area, located about 70 miles west-northwest of Albany, according to a federal law enforcement source briefed on the investigation.

The shootings were reported Wednesday morning in the neighboring communities of Herkimer and Mohawk, CNN affiliate WKTV reported.

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  1. Benn

    I hope it will be someone nice.

    March 13, 2013 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  2. 1608®

    u seen to b lost.

    March 13, 2013 at 2:18 pm | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    Blowing up his own house, shooting spree, deaths. Is this the norm now?

    March 13, 2013 at 2:31 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    Herkimer County?? I do hope our Mr. Swartz is okay.
    Seriously, what is the deal with house explosions in upstate NY?

    March 13, 2013 at 5:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • Herkimer Schwartz

      I'm just checking in to let you know all is well in Herktown, which is the center of Herkimer county. As far as all the house explosions, we're just trying to keep things popping.
      Have you heard from my friend Thelma Lou ? It's been ages since I talked to that southern sweetie.

      March 13, 2013 at 8:31 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Name s kel

    Sick hate loving sob

    March 13, 2013 at 7:38 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Jason

    I wonder how many rounds were in his weapon??? I hope he obeyed the new gun law in NY.
    As predicted... that law is just smoke and mirrors.

    March 13, 2013 at 8:22 pm | Report abuse |
  7. bobcat (in a hat)©

    This is getting to be an every day occurence in on area or another. What the hell is the matter with people ? And they say we need more guns out there to make everyone safer. That sounds like a brilliant strategy to me.

    March 13, 2013 at 8:36 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Jason

    I wonder if they will burn the building down to get him out???

    March 13, 2013 at 8:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • AlyssaRHerktown

      You clearly don't know much about Herkimer. Even my gun loving Texan Brother in Law would not think you would NEED a firearm on you at Gaffey's Jiffy Lube 10 am on a Wednesday. Main st after dark? Maybe, but not a place like gaffey's. And no, they would not burn the building down. It's an old building connected to a block of more old buildings on the Main St in town.

      March 14, 2013 at 12:31 am | Report abuse |
  9. Jason

    I guess the gentleman in the barber shop were unarmed...?

    What about the guys in the car place??

    Unarmed also I would imagine.

    March 13, 2013 at 8:44 pm | Report abuse |
  10. personal training Long Island

    These are the people with the gun’s. The nut job’s that should be taking antidepressants. Answer this how do we give guns to people
    on antidepressants.

    January 30, 2014 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |