The 22-year-old, who said in a video that he “has no intention of doing anything anymore”, ended his life in the worst shooting the country has known in more than ten years.
British police have identified a 22-year-old man suspected of killing five people, including a woman, in Plymouth (southwest England) on Friday (August 13). The other victims were two women, aged 51 and 66, and two men, aged 43 and 59, Devon and Cornwall police said. Two of the injured are being treated at the hospital but their injuries are not considered serious. The man accused of the worst shooting in the UK in more than a decade has ended his days.
According to the first elements of the investigation, Jack Davison is suspected to have been killed by a weapon described by witnesses as a pump-action rifle, a woman of his family before going out on the street, and four others wounded. He turned his shotgun on himself when apprehended by a police officer on the porch of the house where the shootings took place, police said. “We did not imagine the path of extremism or contact with the far right“, He noted, said he was making concessions on the domestic route. Shortly after police confirmed the death toll, local MP Luke Pollard said he was one of the victims.Child under the age of ten.
Mass killings are rare in the UK, where most police officers do not carry guns. Following the Dunplane shooting in Scotland in 1996, the country enacted some of the strictest gun laws in the world, killing 16 school children in a matter of minutes. The police officer clarified that the accused in the Plymouth shooting had a license to possess a weapon and that his accounts on social networks collected elements indicating psychological problems.
On a YouTube account by the name of Professor Waffle, when removed in the morning, the young man complains about the difficulties in meeting women and losing weight and describes himself.Great“And”VirgoAnd do some weight training. “I have no desire to do anything anymore“In the last video he released, he said with regret.”Always the same home, the same situation, the same situation“. With this account, he”Love“Videos on guns and misconduct following the movement channel”Incel(Summary of involuntary celibacy), on the origin of violence in the United States. On Twitter, Home Minister Priti Patel described the facts.Shocking“Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses relatives of victims in his thoughts”Tragic incident.
This is the worst shooting in the country since 2010. Law enforcement and emergency services were largely shut down after a call was made at 6:11 p.m. to a residential area in Plymouth, a town of about 262,000 people located in the Peace and Devon district. To the largest naval base in Western Europe.
In the local media, residents said they heard loud explosions before police arrived. Sharon, who only agreed to reveal his first name to the BBC, said he heard screams following several shootings. “He broke down the door of a house where he was shot and started firing“, She said.”He left the house and continued firing, shooting people in the street.“The second witness, Robert Pinkerton, told the British television station that he had.Turned around the corner“And he”He ran towards a boy with a gun», Everyone is dressed in black.
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