Florida Yoga Studio Shooter Is an 'Incel' Who Espouses Racism and Misogyny

Leroy Wright
November 7, 2018

The conditions of the other five victims are not known at this time.

The AP also reported that "a man who looks like Beierle" appeared in a series of videos posted to YouTube in 2014, and that in the videos he called women who date black men "whores", spoke of an "invasion" from Central America and ranted about women.

It was also revealed that Beierle, who served in the military, uploaded a video in which he said he wanted to "blow off" a woman's head.

The Florida man who murdered two two women at a yoga studio on Friday was a far-right extremist who posted videos where he espoused racist and misogynistic views, BuzzFeed reports.

Erskin Wesson, 64, said he was eating dinner with his family at a restaurant located below the yoga studio when they heard the gunshots above them. The page also includes a quote from Patrick Bateman, the fictional serial killer from "American Psycho": "I just want to have a meaningful relationship with someone special".

FSU said her research was focused on restructuring healthcare for people with multiple chronic diseases.

The two people who were killed are 21-year-old Maura Binkley and 61-year-old Nancy Van Vessem. This is the second deadly attack by an "involuntarily celibate" in 2018.

Police believe the gunman acted alone, and Police Chief Michael DeLeo said there is no threat to the community.

Both of the victims who were killed, Van Vessem and Binkley, had ties to Florida State University.

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In 2014, Beierle was charged with trespassing at a dining hall on campus and was given pretrial intervention, although it was unclear exactly what that entailed or how the case was resolved.

The shooting was in a small shopping center on a corner of Thomasville and Bradford Roads.

The man identified as the gunman who killed two people after opening fire at a hot yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida, on Friday night had been previously arrested for grabbing women, court records showed.

But details about 40-year-old Scott Paul Beierle began to emerge in the hours after, including that he had once been banned from FSU's campus and had been arrested twice for grabbing women even though the charges were ultimately dropped. The woman said she declined the offer and, according to an affidavit, Beierle then slapped her on the buttocks and grabbed her. A university police report shows that Beierle told police he may have accidentally bumped into someone, but denied grabbing anyone.

MIAMI, Nov 3 ― A gunman killed two people and injured several others at a yoga studio in Florida's state capital Tallahassee yesterday before apparently taking his own life, the local police chief said.

Van Vessem was a faculty member of FSU's medical school and Binkley was a student at the university, Tallahassee station WCTV reported. He then fatally shot himself inside the studio.

Tallahassee Mayor and Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum said Friday that he would depart the campaign trail to return to the state's capital city after Friday's shooting.

From the scene, Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox said: 'In my public service career I have had to be on some bad scenes.

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