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Video: Man suspected in mass shooting leaves footage behind that indicates motive

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Posted at 3:52 PM, May 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-24 20:52:57-04

SANTA BARBARA, California — The man who is allegedly responsible for a shooting rampage in Southern California Friday appears to have posted a video to social media explaining his motives.

Seven people, including the suspected gunman, are dead after the incident. CNN reports that a family attorney believes 22-year-old Elliot Rodger is behind the mass shooting. Click here for more details on Rodger, and click here for more details regarding the shooting.

A video posted to social media accounts and uploaded to YouTube appears to show the suspect explaining his plan and his motivation. FOX 13 News was not able to independently verify the legitimacy of the video, which is embedded below. Investigators said they had received and were reviewing video evidence that indicated the attack was an act of premeditated mass murder.

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