White Supremacist In South Carolina Arrested For Attempted Shooting “in the spirit of Dylann Roof”

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south-carolina-white-supremist-shootingAn undercover FBI agent has just arrested 29 year old Benjamin Thomas Samual McDowell for an attempted mass shooting “in the spirit of Dylann Roof”.

Benjamin was arrested last Wednesday after he purchased a .40 caliber Glock handgun and some ammo from an undercover FBI agent. According to the FBI agent’s report, he built several connections with other known white supremacists while recently serving time in prison.

He reportedly sent a Facebook message to an undercover FBI agent claiming to be a member of the Aryan Nations, asking for “iron” (slang for a gun).

When Benjamin met the undercover agent at a Myrtle Beach, he supposedly told the agent that “screaming ‘white power’” would not be enough to accomplish his goals.

“I got the heart to do that s***, but I don’t have the good training,” he said.

Benjamin said Dylann Roof inspired him to take up arms.

His intentions to commit the mass shooting was not only reflected from his conversations with the undercover agent, but also on social media, where he regularly ranted about his hatred for Jews, and his desire to ‘take them down’.

myrtle-beach-synagogueThis past December, he posted a link and picture to Myrtle Beach’s Temple Emanu-El Conservative Synagogue and wrote, “I love love to act what u think.”

Federal agents also cited several other social media postings laced with profanity and anti-Semitic sentiments that McDowell made over the past several months, many of them talked about and praised Charleston’s mass killer Dylann Roof.

With several reports of the KKK actively recruiting in the Carolinas, it seems that activity from white supremacists hate groups and individuals are continuing to rise.

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