Police Foiled An Ohio Incel's Plot To Kill Women In A Mass Shooting, Prosecutors Say

Police Foiled An Ohio Incel's Plot To Kill Women In A Mass Shooting, Prosecutors Say

Police Foiled An Ohio Incel's Plot To Kill Women In A Mass Shooting, Prosecutors Say An Ohio man federal prosecutors say is an "incel" was charged in federal court this week with attempting a hate crime for his plot to kill women. Tres Genco, 21, was arrested Wednesday and is also facing charges related to illegally possessing a machine gun, according to the Justice Department. Prosecutors say Genco identified as an incel or an "involuntary celibate," a community of mostly men who harbor anger towards women they believe owe them sexual or romantic attention. Some incels seek to commit violence to support this belief. Genco's indictment includes startling detail of the months-long efforts prosecutors say he took to plan a mass shooting and purchase weapons and other equipment to fulfill that goal. According to the indictment reviewed by NPR, Genco maintained a profile on a popular incel website from at least July 2019 through mid-March 2020. He posted frequently on this site, it alleges. In his posts, he sometimes expressed admiration for Elliot Rodger, who in May 2014, killed six …
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