The Tasmanian special police arrive. Police surrounded the
guesthouse within an hour, and an 18-hour standoff ensued involving
Martin Bryant came out of the building saying not to
shoot that he was the hostage.
A 1/2 hr. before the incident, the area's two policemen receive an anonymous
call on a drugstash, and drive 25 miles to
initially reported that there were two gunmen at Seascape.
The massacre and the shooter had a military appearance. The
shooter did 20 head shots in a short time, shooting from the hip - he reloaded
his second clip with one round left.
The gun was a rare Israeli commando model, CAR 15.
Witnesses couldn't identify the shooter.
Jim Laycock was co-owner of the
Port Arthur Motel knew Bryant for 15 yrs, and said it wasn't him. The gun
was destroyed in a
There were 700 reporters at a
convention in Hobart, and 80 came to Port
Arthur the next day.
There was no
People with intellectual disabilities are not known for their tactical
skills. Moving from one task to the next in an unbroken sequence
Only a professional would wait until the coast was clear before leaving
the Cafe. Fired from hip -20 head shots - reloaded on 29 (keeps one in
chamber ) - shoots and waits few minutes for crowd to disperse.
Where did he get the guns
One month earlier he went to Terry Smith's gun shop with a
similar gun. He had a phony gun license and no knowledge of even cocking
or loading a gun. Smith refused to sell to him.
NCGC has a branch in
Hobart, Tasmania, headed up there by lawyer Roland Browne. His
meeting the afternoon of the Port Arthur massacre, and showed at
the Hobart Police briefing within the hour.
Bryant was a 29 yr old with an IQ of 60. At his house they found 200 teddy
His father died when he was a young boy and he lived with a Helen Harvey
- a rich, middle-aged eccentric heiress and when she dies he gets
house and $ 500,000
Dr Mullen stated: " Bryant didn't fit the profile. He had a
stable childhood. mass murderers are troubled, financially insecure,
aggressive and alcohol or drug abusers.
The exception is Columbine, which involved two Jewish kids and the ADL
Dr Foreman - Author
They fit in three categories - family
annihilators, the paramilitary enthusiasts, and the disgruntled
Most shoot themselves and no one surrendered
What really happened ?
Jews want a gun law passed so they stage
an horrific massacre.
Martin Bryant was befriended by two Mideast types in the month before.
That day they took two cars to Port Arthur. One drives Bryant's
Volvo to the cafe and slaughters the 35 moving his way back to the
cottage. There they killed the elderly couple and give Bryant a drug mixture
drug cocktails) containing amphetamines and
benzodiazepine (Used by Mossad on Arab suicide bombers.)
Bryant was told to 'Stay and protect' and they left.