Atlanta Gunman Misunderstood, Suffered from Murder Addiction

“Day 312 — West Midlands Police — Questions and Answers” by West Midlands Police is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Acworth, GA — The area man who shot and killed eight people, six of whom were asian women, suffered from a murder addiction, police reveal.

There has been much speculation that the shooting was a hate crime directed at Asian-Americans, but the local sheriff’s office has since clarified that the shooter merely suffered from a lifelong addiction of leaving death in his wake, and relapsed.

“He did take responsibility for the shootings. He does claim that these were not racially motivated. He apparently has an issue; what he considers a murder addiction, and sees these living people as temptations that he wanted to eliminate,” said Captain Jay Baker.

Mental health experts say that there is a stigma about murder addiction that causes people not to seek treatment. In order to prevent shootings like this in the future, we only need to lend an ear to those who can’t help but fantasize about mowing down the innocent where they stand, and show them we care.

The local community was heartbroken to hear of the man’s ailment and hopes that he will persevere through this tough time in his life.

“I knew the guy had a problem but I had no idea it was this bad,” said local man, Mike Carpenter. “Apparently he was having a really bad day. Hopefully he will be able to find peace and heal from this.”

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