As the police went through his room, they found nazi stuff written on the walls. That right there may give us a clue as to what has molded his thinking. Sad, just sad.
One of the reasons I am so outspoken about hate speech and hate crimes is that I am the victim/SURVIVOR of not one, but two bashings in my life. Somewhere in my head, I get around that by trying to change what I consider the main cause if hate crimes. Hate speech!
I send my best energy to these folks. Especially the bar tender who seems incredibly scared and shaken. As someone who works in mental health I can tell you the brain is changed from trauma. Chemically and even in size, trauma effects people both physically and emotionally. I hope for the best for everyone invovled.