In the media’s race to make the UCLA shooter a white guy, they forgot one important fact…he’s not white!
Here are a few of the headlines that appeared in the “news” and on Twitter yesterday following the murder of a professor by a former student who then committed suicide on the UCLA campus.
Here’s some interesting “reporting” on the case of the “White” UCLA shooter from the Daily Stormer. According to this “news” site, Donald Trump is somehow responsible for the shooting on campus:
Here’s what really happened on the UCLA campus, along with an update on another victim who is believed to have been killed by the “white” shooter:
The suspect in the shooting of a UCLA professor has been named as PhD candidate Mainak Sarkar. The victim was Professor William Klug. He was a teacher in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, according to his official bio on the school’s website.
Sarkar was first named in a report by CBS News. He was a native of Minneapolis and had a PhD in solid mechanics from UCLA.
The shooting prompted a two-hour lockdown at the school with LAPD Charlie Beck telling the media when it was over, “The campus is entirely contained. We believe there are no suspects outstanding and no continuing threat to UCLA’s campus.” William Scott Klug was 39 years old. Via: Heavy
The gunman who killed a UCLA professor before committing suicide on campus Wednesday left behind a “kill list” and is suspected in the shooting death of a woman in Minnesota, authorities said.
Mainak Sarkar, 38, a former doctoral student and Minnesota resident, left a list at his home in that state that included the names of the woman, UCLA professor William Klug and a second professor who is safe, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday. Sarkar shot Klug multiple times in a small office in UCLA Engineering Building 4 before taking his own life, authorities said.
Sarkar had accused Klug of stealing his computer code and giving it to someone else, according to police.
Authorities declined to name the woman in Minnesota or a possible motive.
On Thursday, police in Brooklyn Park, Minn., strung crime scene tape around a gray split-level home at 2457 Pearson Parkway. Public records listed the resident there as Ashley Hasti. Hennepin County Vital Records confirms that Hasti was married to Sarkar on June 14, 2011. It was unclear if they remained married at the time of the shooting.
When detectives arrived at Klug’s office on Wednesday morning and found both bodies, they also found a note from Sarkar listing his home address in Minnesota and asking someone to “check on my cat.”
“Immediately we were highly suspicious,” Beck told The Times. “That made me uneasy about what we would find when we got to Minnesota.”
The LAPD worked with the FBI and Minnesota authorities and served a search warrant at Sarkar’s home, Beck said. Inside, they found extra ammunition and a box for one of two pistols found at UCLA, as well as the three-name “kill list,” the chief said.
Authorities went to the woman’s home in Brooklyn Park, a Minneapolis suburb, and found her body just after midnight Thursday, Brooklyn Park Police Deputy Chief Mark Bruley said at a news conference. Via: LA Times