REVEALED: Racist final Instagram posts of ‘Garlic festival shooter’ quoting anarchist book and complaining about ‘Silicon Valley’ moments before he opened fire on terrified crowds – killing three – including a six-year-old boy

Monday, July 29, 2019
By Paul Martin

The gunman was named on Monday as Santino William Legan, a 19-year-old
He was shot dead at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California at 5.41pm Sunday
An Instagram account run in his name complained about ‘mestizos’, a slur for a mixed race person
It also complained about ‘Silicon Valley twats’ and posted photographs from the festival itself
Witnesses say he was dressed in army fatigues, had a handkerchief around his neck and had an assault rifle
When asked why he was firing into the crowd, witnesses say he replied: ‘Because I’m really angry’
Police say he got into the festival by using bolt cutters to get through the metal fences surrounding it
The event, which attracts 100,000 every year to Gilroy (the garlic capital of the world), had metal detectors
Authorities believe the gunman had help and they are searching for his ‘accomplice’
One of the three people killed was six-year-old Steven Romero of San Jose, California
Fifteen people were also injured and many remain in various hospitals in the area

29 July 2019

The hateful final Instagram posts of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter complained about mixed race people, Silicon Valley and promoted a controversial anarchist book that is beloved by white supremacists moments before the shooting on Sunday.

Santino Legan, 19, has been identified as the gunman who opened fire on crowds at Sunday’s festival, killing three people including a six-year-old boy. He was shot dead at the scene.

Before the shooting, he posted on Instagram on a now-deleted account from the festival.

One said: ‘Ayyy garlic festival time. Come get wasted on overpriced s**t.’ It showed a photograph from the festival.

Another referenced the book Might Is Right by Ragnar Redbeard, aka Arthur Desmond, an alt-right politician whose views are beloved by white supremacists and are widely considered antisemitic. The book is so inflammatory it was banned for years.

‘Read Might Is Right by Ragnar Redbeard. Why overcrowd towns and pave more open space to make room for hordes of mestizos and Silicon Valley white twats?’ one of the posts read.

Mestizos is a racist slur towards mixed race people.

Legan was named on Monday as police in Gilroy, where the shooting happened, continued to hunt for his accomplice.

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