In this Sept. 26, 2016 file photo, Arcan Cetin is escorted into Skagit County District Court by Skagit County's Sheriff's Deputies, in Mt. Vernon, Wash. (Brandy Shreve /Skagit Valley Herald via AP, File)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The young man accused of fatally shooting five people at a Washington state mall had a history of violence against his family and girlfriend, who told police he had links with "bad people in Turkey," according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.The reports reveal suspect Arcan Cetin had an interest in beheadings by ISIS and followed their activities in the news.An hour before the Sept. 23 shooting in Macy's in Burlington, Washington, the reports say he bought a ticket to the film "Snowden" at the mall's theater.Soon after, authorities say Cetin went into Macy's on the other side of the mall and shot a girl near a clothing rack and a man he encountered as he walked to a makeup counter.One of those uncles is now in prison for murder, the police report said.Cetin wanted to take her back to Turkey but she refused, she told police.Cetin said he didn't know any of the shooting victims and showed no remorse while speaking about the people he had killed, the police report said.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE