June 7, 2023

The 33-year-old gunman who killed at the least eight folks and injured at the least seven others at a mall in Dallas, Texas on Saturday was, unsurprisingly, sporting a patch over his chest that stated “RWDS” — brief for Proper Wing Demise Squad.

The appropriate-wing extremist, Mauricio Garcia (who was shot lifeless on the scene by police), additionally had social media accounts that “revealed a whole bunch of postings and pictures to incorporate writings with racially or ethnically motivated violent extremist rhetoric, together with neo-Nazi supplies and materials espousing the supremacy of the white race,” in accordance with an FBI bulletin, through Yahoo!

Additionally unsurprisingly, the offended neo-Nazi — thought of an “incel” by Texas regulation enforcement, in accordance with Yahoo! — approached the mall loaded with a number of firearms, together with the AR-15-style rifle he used within the taking pictures. However, predictably, lawmakers on the correct will proceed to resolve the issue by sending ideas and prayers whereas pushing for extra weapons.

From Yahoo!:

Garcia had no prison historical past however is believed to have been related to a neighborhood neo-Nazi group, in accordance with the e-mail. He beforehand reported a misplaced firearm to authorities, which police consider allowed him to then modify that very same firearm in an try to make it tougher to hint, in accordance with the regulation enforcement paperwork reviewed by Rolling Stone. The suspect is a U.S. citizen who has by no means utilized for a passport, the regulation enforcement paperwork additionally famous.

Garcia was armed with an AR-15-style rifle and a handgun, in accordance with regulation enforcement emails. He was additionally sporting a tactical vest with an “RWDS” patch — a reference to “proper wing demise squad,” which is a time period utilized by white supremacists. He had 10 rifle magazines and 6 pistol magazines on his physique. Extra handguns and rifles had been present in his automotive, in accordance with regulation enforcement emails.

The investigation into the shooter’s motives is ongoing.

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