Canada Alexandre Bissonnette ‘regrets’ not shooting more people in Quebec mosque attack

05:25  17 april  2018
05:25  17 april  2018 Source:   Global News

Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette trawled Trump's Twitter feed

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A march will be held Sunday in Quebec City to remember the victims of last week's deadly mosque attack, Sunday, February 5, 2017.: Azzedine Najd and Fadwa Achmaoui stand by a memorial near their mosque which was site of Sunday's deadly shooting, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Quebec City. © Jacques Boissinot / The Canadian Press Azzedine Najd and Fadwa Achmaoui stand by a memorial near their mosque which was site of Sunday's deadly shooting, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Quebec City.

Killer Alexandre Bissonnette told a prison social worker he regrets not killing more people on the night of the deadly Quebec City mosque shooting.

"The victims are in heaven and I'm living in hell," he told social worker Guylaine Cayouette on Sept. 20, 2017.

He told her he was tired of playing a role, saying "it's not true that I don't remember anything. I remember it all."

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Bissonnette then continued to recount what happened that night.

She describes him as calm, articulate and coherent.

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In a report detailing his internet activity, presented by the Crown during sentencing arguments, Bissonnette looked up the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec Facebook page, as well as its website, numerous times.

He saved pictures of the outside facade and interior of the mosque.

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He also looked up the Muslim Students Association at Laval University, as well as searching general information about Islam and feminism.

Bissonnette looked at YouTube videos about firearms, Donald Trump's Twitter account and collected multiple photos of firearms.

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The report also includes several text message exchanges Bissonnette had with his dad, Raymond:

Jan. 28 at 5:52 p.m.

Raymond: twitter is going crazy on #muslimban

Alexandre: yea

Alexandre: i saw

Alexandre: but who cares

Alexandre: They have no power

Raymond: its always the same bunch of idiots

The day of the shooting, Bissonnette searched the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec dozens of times on Google, as well as looked at articles about immigrants on ABC and Breitbart News websites.

He also looked up articles about immigrants stuck at JFK Airport as a result of Trump's travel ban; he looked at Justin Trudeau's Twitter account — specifically a tweet the prime minister sent welcoming those immigrants to Canada.

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An hour before the shooting, he watched a video on the Glock 9mm handgun, the same gun he used in the shooting.

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Evidence presented in court showed Bissonnette was preoccupied by this type of material for at least a month before the shooting.


He was a member of a shooting range and watched dozens of videos on shooting and guns.

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Crown prosecutors revealed Bissonnette Google searched "Mexico school shooting," "mall shooting," "airport shooting," "dead school shooters" and"Lépine shooting scene" — in reference to the Montreal École Polytechnique massacre — several times.

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He was also particularly interested in Justin Bourque, the shooter that killed RCMP officers in New Brunswick, as well as Dylan Roof, a white supremacist behind the Charleston church shooting in 2015.

Quebec City mosque shooting victim hailed as hero for trying to disarm gunman .
Azzeddine Soufiane, one of the men who died in the Quebec City mosque shooting, was described as "heroic" and "courageous" by his friends who survived the attack. Those who knew Soufiane call him Brother Azzedddine or Mr. Azzeddine in respectful tones.


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