Eight members of the suspect’s family were killed in a shooting Thursday in Indianapolis (Indiana, USA). Tried to give him “the help he needed”, After learning that he had been detained at a psychiatric detention center in the past.
In a short statement, Relatives of 19-year-old Brandon Holley, who committed suicide after the attack, have expressed their “most sincere and heartfelt apologies” to the victims of this “senseless tragedy”, their families and Indianapolis residents.
“We are devastated by the loss of life caused by Brandon’s actions; through the love of his family, we tried to give him the help he needed.”They explained in the note.
According to the police version, Hole opened fire indiscriminately on the warehouse of the postal service FedEx on Thursday night, killing eight people and injuring five others.
On Friday, authorities identified the deaths, four of them members of the Sikh community, a religion that originated in the Indian state of Punjab.
A number of awareness campaigns are being held this Saturday in various parts of Indianapolis to pay tribute to the victims of the massacre in front of West Side Park and City Hall.
The FBI report quoted the channel on Friday CNN, Revealed that Hole had been temporarily in a psychiatric detention center in the past and that a gun had been seized at the time.
His mother told the FBI in March 2020 that her son may have attempted suicide by behaving in a way that threatened security forces in order to shoot him.
A month later, Holey was investigated by the FBI, which found no “racially motivated violent extremism” or found that he had committed any crime, although the seized weapon had not been returned to him.
(With information from EFE)