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Cops: Video promising 'slaughter' likely tied to shooting

Cops: Video promising 'slaughter' likely tied to shooting
Copyright Newser
Posted May 24th, 2014 @ 11:52pm by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Police say a video made by a 22-year-old man vowing to kill as many people as he can "appears to be connected" to last night's deadly shooting spree near UC Santa Barbara, reports the LA Times. In the video, titled "Elliot Rodger's Retribution Video," the student at Santa Barbara City College complains of a life of loneliness and "unfulfilled desires" because women have always rejected him, reports the Santa Barbara Independent. He vows to get his revenge by entering a sorority and killing everyone he sees, and then killing civilians on the streets of Isla Vista. The Independent says the license plate of the crashed car in last night's rampage matches one on Rodger's Facebook page.


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