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Sexual frustration apparently fueled a murderous Southern California rampage, as a self-confessed 22-year-old virgin hunted sorority girls and other women to have his “revenge against humanity” — leaving at least seven people dead a month after Elliot Rodger’s parents warned cops that he was posting alarming videos on YouTube.


The gunman killed six people — at least three during a 10-minute shooting spree in Isla Vista near the University of California Santa Barbara on Friday night, and three more at his apartment. The shooter apparently shot himself in the head.


Three male victims were stabbed to death in the apartment before the shooting rampage.


Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown identified Rodger as the killer in Friday’s drive-by shootings, and he is also suspected as the killer of three people in his apartment. Rodger’s parents, who also believe he was the killer, alerted cops about violent videos he was posting online, but authorities found him to be a “perfectly polite, kind and wonderful human,” according to Alan Shifman, attorney for his father, “Hunger Games” assistant director Peter Rodger. Police did not find a history of guns, but did say Elliot Rodger “didn’t have a lot of friends,” had trouble making friends and didn’t have any girlfriends.


“On the day of retribution, I am going to enter the hottest sorority house at UCSB, and I will slaughter every single spoiled, stuck-up, blond slut I see inside there,” 
Rodger said in his final video. “I will be a god compared to you. You will all be animals. You are animals, and I will slaughter you like animals. I hate all of you. Humanity is a disgusting, wretched, depraved species.”


The Santa Barbara City College student complained of being a virgin who had never been kissed and was constantly rejected by women who prefer “obnoxious men instead of me, the supreme gentleman.”


“You think I’m unworthy of you. That’s a crime I can never get over,” he said. “If I can’t have you girls, I will destroy you. You denied me a happy life and in turn I will deny all of you life. It’s only fair.”


The gunman was in two gun battles before crashing his black BMW into a parked car.


“All of you girls who rejected me, looked down upon me, you know, treated me like scum while you gave yourselves to other men ... ” Elliot Rodger said during the final moments of his video. “I hate all of you. I can’t wait to give you exactly what you deserve — annihilation.”


Authorities acknowledged yesterday they were looking at the YouTube video titled “Elliot Rodger’s Retribution,” in which he sits in a car, looking at the camera, and promised gruesome violence against humanity while periodically laughing.


“It’s obviously the work of a madman,” Brown said.


Experts say the shooter appears to be the product of a sick modern society that encourages violence against women, and that he is suffering from one of man’s oldest mental ailments — envy.


“You’re looking at someone who’s unhinged. In a culture that legitimizes violence against women — whether it’s video games or pornography — this violence is sexualized,” said Gail Dines, a professor of sociology and women’s studies at Wheelock College. “When you hear something like this, he’s picking up on cultural cues that women are less than him and don’t deserve to live.”


“Envy is a very powerful and underappreciated emotion in human affairs,” said Dr. Roger Pitman, a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. “If he’s envious of these other guys and women for being popular, that can motivate anger and resentment.”


Herald wire services were used in this report.


  
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Post time 2014-5-26 00:11:52 |Display all floors
I watched the video on youtube.  

The guy referred to himself as the 'ultimate gentleman'.
  
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Drive-by shootings leave 7 dead, 7 injured in California

At least seven people have been killed and seven others injured in drive-by shootings in Isla Vista, Santa Barbara, California.

The shootings happened near two local convenience stores Friday night and there were at least four crime scenes, which were all cordoned off by police.

According to witnesses, a black BMW was involved in the drive-by shootings and it slammed into as many as two cars.

During one shooting, one person was shot dead inside the I.V. Delimart on Pardall Road. Another occurred near the 7-11 convenience store.

Michael Vitak, a student from the Czech Republic, said "Guys in a BMW. Maybe they were trying to prove they're tough."

He said he saw them shooting at two girls; one was shot dead, the other was critically hurt but said he had not been able to see the suspects’ faces as it was too dark.

Following the incidents, police issued alerts urging people to stay indoors.

Police have arrested two people in connection with the shootings, which took place at 9:30 p.m., sheriff’s spokeswoman Kelly Hoover told KEYT-TV.

“We can't confirm this is a secure location," Hoover said. "If you're in Isla Vista, please shelter in place. If you're thinking about coming here, please do not."

Every year, more than 30,000 people are shot and killed in the United States. The year 2012 was a record setting year for gun sales in the US.

About 4.5 million firearms are sold annually in the United States at a cost of 2 to 3 billion dollars.

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Post time 2014-5-26 00:30:46 |Display all floors
buddy1 Post time: 2014-5-26 00:29
Drive-by shootings leave 7 dead, 7 injured in California

At least seven people have been killed and ...

Robyn:
God bless America - the land of the free to take your weapons and play cowboys and Indians down at the local mall.

Reza:
Its only fair they have a taste of their own medicine, not half as scary as knight time raids on Afghan villagers.

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Post time 2014-5-26 07:32:15 |Display all floors
A paranoid schizophrenic who probably couldn't relate to either males or females. But there are lots of non-schizophrenic young men who are afraid of sex and resentful of the power of attractive women. Of course we should all know that strict gun-control is required.
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Post time 2014-5-26 23:30:14 |Display all floors
JFenix Post time: 2014-5-26 00:11
I watched the video on youtube.  

The guy referred to himself as the 'ultimate gentleman'.

These English have a lot of repressed sexual frustration due to the Private and Boarding schools they attend.

Most of them end up doing weird stuff and no wonder girls are not attracted to them.

That is why when you go to London, English girls are having loads of babies with foreign men and producing mixed race children.

There are hardly any English men left as they are left sidelined in a sad pathetic state.

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Post time 2014-5-27 00:24:23 |Display all floors
ning05 Post time: 2014-5-26 23:30
These English have a lot of repressed sexual frustration due to the Private and Boarding schools t ...

What does that have to do with being English...... you flaffball.

This guy was disturbed.... a product of the "ME" "ME" society... who believed all the drivel in the ads.

I bet he was wearing "Allure Homme" and wondering why the girls were not fainting in his presence.

He drove a BMW and had all the most expensive things...... surely that should have been enough to attract the opposite sex...... it didn't!!!

He was sick like the society he lived in. No values, no morals, but all the trimmings wealth can buy.
The world needs more idiots like me, all the others think they are clever.

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