Man Responsible for UCSB Shootings Name Released

The identity of the man responsible for the UCSB shootings has been released.

Elliott Rodgers California ShooterElliot Rodger, the  22-year-old son of  Peter Rodger, the second unit director of the first installment of “Hunger Games,” has been identified as the person responsible for the horrific massacre at University of California-Santa Barbara. Friday night.

Rodger stabbed to death three roommates at his apartment before starting his shooting spree, before he unleashed his violence on the streets of Isla Vista — the UCSB community.

According to sources,  Rodgers’ posted a YouTube video, a young man sitting behind the wheel of a car with tinted windows parked in front of palm trees talks of “loneliness, rejection and unfulfilled desires” and blames women for throwing themselves at “obnoxious brutes” but rejecting him, “the supreme gentleman.”

The video, titled “Elliot Rodger’s Retribution,” Watch Video Here

“For the last eight years of my life, since I hit puberty, I’ve been forced to endure an existence of loneliness, rejection and unfulfilled desires, all because girls have never been attracted to me,” Rodger says in the video. “Girls gave their affection and sex and love to other men, never to me.”

Elliot Rodger was killed as he engaged Sheriff’s deputies who responded to the scene.  He died from a gunshot wound to the head, although it’s unclear if it was self-inflicted

According to authorities, Elliot Rodger’s had three semi automatic handguns–a Glock 34 and two Sig Sauer P226s– as well as more than 400 rounds of ammo when he died. Rodger’s purchased all his firearms legally. They were registered to him.

Isla Vista, where the shootings took place is a residential area filled mostly with apartments and small homes rented to students. It was the scene of a small riot in the spring during an all-day street party near the beach and campus.

Video Posted before Shootings

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