Today, 22 year old Jared Lee Loughner allegedly shot congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona.
Huffpo reports that witnesses described as " as a young white man who looked like a "fringe character," in his mid-to-late 20s, clean-shaven with short hair and wearing dark clothing."
Loughner posted bizarre, paranoid text messages and videos on his youtube account.
Loughner's Youtube account Profile
screen shot of Loughner's Youtube account.
The books he listed as favorites included:
I had favorite books: Animal Farm, Brave New World, The Wizard Of OZ, Aesop Fables, The Odyssey, Alice Adventures Into Wonderland, Fahrenheit 451, Peter Pan, To Kill A Mockingbird, We The Living, Phantom Toll Booth, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Pulp,Through The Looking Glass, The Communist Manifesto, Siddhartha, The Old Man And The Sea, Gulliver's Travels, Mein Kampf, The Republic, and Meno.
Previous run in(s) with the law: Loughner, born September 10, 1988, had a court case involving possession of drug paraphernalia in 2007. Case number was CR07-718864A. Case was dismissed after completion of a diversion program. Thanks mattinla.
Some conservatives are claiming that Loughner is a left winger because of his listing the Communist Manifesto and Mein Kampf as favorite books on youtube.
Here's thetwitter feed for Jared Loughner search results, a rich source of information. Please, if you see something of interest, not mentioned here, add it as a comment to this article.
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