Violent end to French standoff with Muslim murderer

I would say that the French police bent over backwards to give this guy a chance at life. He has apparently chosen otherwise. New York Times: A 23-year-old Frenchman who claimed responsibility for killing four men and three children died on Thursday after jumping from a window, still firing from a weapon in his hand, as security forces stormed the apartment where had been holed up for more than 30 hours, Claude Guéant, the French interior minister said. At noon, officers entered the apartment through a front door and windows that had been blasted out, Mr. Guéant said. Inside the apartment, the suspect, identified as Mohammed Merah, emerged from a bathroom "firing with extreme violence," Mr. Guéant said. "At the end, Mohammed Merah jumped out a window with a weapon in his hand, still firing," he said. "He was found dead on the ground." More than 300 rounds were discharged in the firefight, reports indicated, and Mr. Guéant said two officers were lightly wounded. French...(Read Full Post)