Texas mall shooter Mauricio Garcia’s neighbors are sharing shocking details about the 33-year-old’s past before he murdered 8

SHOCKING details emerged of the Texas gunman who killed eight and injured seven in a gruesome massacre over the weekend.

Neighbors of the mall assassin identified as 33-year-old Maurico Garciaspoke out after Saturday deadly attack.

The front entrance of the house was linked to suspected gunman Mauricio Garcia

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The front entrance of the house was linked to suspected gunman Mauricio GarciaCredit: AP
Shoppers left with their hands raised as law enforcement responded to the shooting at the Dallas-area Allen Premium Outlets

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Shoppers left with their hands raised as law enforcement responded to the shooting at the Dallas-area Allen Premium OutletsPhoto credit: Reuters
The local community has gathered to commemorate the nine victims of the shooting

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The local community has gathered to commemorate the nine victims of the shootingPhoto credit: Getty Images – Getty

haunted Video material shows Garcia getting out of his vehicle before firing multiple shots at shoppers outside an H&M store All premium outlets around 3:30 p.m.

Police confirmed he was armed with an AR-15 style assault weapon in addition to a handgun and was wearing a tactical vest when he entered the mall.

A police An officer on an unrelated call fatally shot him, ending the unfathomable murder.

From now on the case is viewed as a potential act of racially or ethically motivated violent extremism, according to a report by NBC News.

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Authorities said Garcia was patched that read “RWDS,” an acronym that may stand for a phrase commonly used in far-right digital spaces: “Right-wing Death Squad.”

his suspicion Social Media Accounts were also littered with hundreds of posts containing neo-Nazi material and pro-white supremacy content, according to law enforcement.

Garcia originally lived with his family in theirs Dallas Home until he recently moved to a motel just 15 miles from Allen Premium Outlets.

Those who lived close to the alleged shooter have begun providing some details to the public, though many seem to have more questions than answers.

One of his neighbors said she saw Garcia coming and going from work almost every day.

The woman, who asked to be called Julie, suggested the gunman had been behaving strangely in the run-up to the shooting.

“He tried to acknowledge us but seemed a bit off the mark,” she said. “He wasn’t someone to talk to.”

Still, she was very surprised to find out the suspect’s identity.

“You could have knocked me over with a feather when I found out,” she exclaimed.

Another neighbor, Gilda, struggles to understand Garcia’s actions.

“I don’t understand what triggered it,” she stressed.

The neighbor recalled seeing three strip tickets parked in front of his house, adding that the suspect’s relatives were not allowed into the house.

A third neighbour, Moises, admitted the thought of living so close to the person suspected of being responsible for the deaths of nine people was “terrifying”.

“Just the thought of living a few doors down from someone who can can be a little scary and make you cautious,” Moises said.

She struggled to find an explanation for such an unimaginable tragedy.

“I don’t know why people would want to shoot innocent people for any reason,” she added.

According to reports, Garcia was a former army veteran and worked as a security guard. He had no significant criminal record.

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The victims of the Texas murder include a 3-year-old boy and his parents, two elementary school-age sisters, a security guard and an engineer with a master’s degree NBC News.

The community has come together to commemorate the departed and to support their families as theirs names was published.

Police confirmed the gunman was armed with an AR-15 style assault weapon in addition to a handgun and was wearing a tactical vest when he entered the mall

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Police confirmed the gunman was armed with an AR-15 style assault weapon in addition to a handgun and was wearing a tactical vest when he entered the mallPhoto credit: Getty
Authorities said the case is being viewed as a potential act of racially or ethically motivated violent extremism

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Authorities said the case is being viewed as a potential act of racially or ethically motivated violent extremismPhoto credit: Getty Images – Getty
Texans have banded together to support those affected by the horrific shootings

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Texans have banded together to support those affected by the horrific shootingsPhoto credit: Getty Images – Getty

PaulLeBlanc

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