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Gunman at FedEx Facility Complained of Depression

The gunman who wounded six people at a FedEx facility in Atlanta before killing himself complained in a note of depression and lack of a sex life, according to documents released Friday by police.

Shooting At FedEx Warehouse Outside Of Atlanta Injures At Least Six
Shooting At FedEx Warehouse Outside Of Atlanta Injures At Least Six (Scott Cunningham, Getty Images)

The 19-year-old assailant, Geddy Kramer, did not give a direct explanation of why he targeted co-workers on April 29, armed with a shotgun and homemade explosives. Kramer wrote that his attack was the result of a “several month snap.” He called himself a sociopath who wanted to hurt people. He also wrote that he was sexually frustrated.

“This was the result of my own issues: mental instability, depression, frustration, sexual isolation,” the gunman wrote, according to a copy of the note posted online by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I know I shouldn’t complain. I’ve got a comfortable place to sleep. Warm food.”

He said that being infamous was better than being “just another nobody.”

Kramer wrote that he attempted to get help from a therapist and also took several drugs. One part of his writings appear to be a listing of supplies for the attach including, a shotgun and shells.

Investigators have said they may never know what specifically prompted the violence.

 

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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