VIDEO: Arizona mall gunman tells cops who he was targeting, chilling details emerge

MAY 21, 2020

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Three people were injured on Wednesday evening in Arizona when a gunman opened fire at Westgate Entertainment District, a popular shopping and restaurant strip in Glendale, west of Phoenix, according to authorities.

The suspected shooter appeared to share his rampage on Snapchat, filming his assault rifle and naming himself.

The article goes on to state the following:

In a court appearance on Thursday, prosecutors said 20-year-old Armando Hernandez Jr. described himself to authorities as an incel, or involuntary celibate, who wanted to shoot at least 10 people.

“He wanted people to feel the pain that he feels on a daily basis. He suffers from extreme anger. He was very open to the fact that he has a dark side, and his dark side is coming out,” the prosecutor said in court.

“He said he had been contemplating a mass casualty or a mass shooting, specifically at Westgate, for at least three or four years,” the prosecutor continued.

According to prosecutors, Hernandez said he was targeting couples, and two of the victims were in a relationship.

Prosecutors told the judge that Hernandez sent the live video footage of the shooting to a girl he was interested in.

He also asked some of his victims, after shooting them, “Do you want fries with that?”

Three people were shot in the attack. Sergeant Randy Stewart said at a press conference that  one victim, a 19-year-old male who received life-threatening injuries, remains in critical condition.

“A 16-year-old female victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, and a 30-year-old female victim was injured but did not require hospitalization,” BuzzFeed reported.

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