Our friends in Moncton N.B. are dealing with tragedy right now. After a 30 hour manhunt that had Moncton completely locked down since gunfire at 6:30pm Wednesday, the suspect, 24-year old Justin Bourque was arrested at 12:10am today.
The suspect shot three RCMP officers and wounded two other people.
There are a ton of articles out there discussing some of the suspect’s online activity leading to his shooting rampage…which the metal community is taking personally. Some of my favourite songs have lyrics that DO NOT reflect my beliefs. Hoping that the generalization doesn’t spread any further…some of my metal-friends are the most loving people!
“Throughout the tragedy, an image emerged of the suspect from his Facebook profile—namely, he seemed to be anti-police, pro-gun, and, if we’re to believe quotations he posted to Facebook, into metal.”
Here’s what he posted: