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A chilling “death note” left behind by Walmart gunman Andre Bing has now been released, revealing his complaints that people “laughed at me and said I was like Jeffrey Dahmer”.
The long, rambling note was found on the 31-year-old mass shooter’s cellphone and released by Chesapeake officials on Friday morning – providing a glimpse into his motive behind the horror attack.
In the document, which Bing described as his “death note”, he complained about being “harassed by idiots” who had compared him to the infamous cannibal serial killer Dahmer.
“They laughed at me and said I was like Jeffrey Dahmer,” he said.
“I would have never killed anyone that would have entered my home.”
Bing also claimed that his “intent was never murder” but suggested that the tipping point for him was when his phone was allegedly hacked.
“I was harassed by idiots with low intelligence and a lack of wisdom I remained strong through most of the torment but my dignity was completely taken away beyond repair by my phone getting hacked,” he wrote.
Bing appears to take aim at his coworkers in the rambling note, making several references to “the associates”, the “management team” and claiming that he heard they “were trying to get rid of me since day one”.
Words, believed to be names, were also redacted from the document before it was made public.
“Sorry God I’ve failed you, this was not your fault but my own,” the note began.
“I was harassed by idiots with low intelligence and wisdom, I was just as guilty and failed my management team and everyone that ever loved me by convincing them that I was normal.
“I can’t say that they were the only ones that lacked intelligence and wisdom, I was just as guilty and failed my management team and everyone that ever loved me by convincing them that I was normal.”
As well as appearing to blame his colleagues for the attack, Bing also pointed the finger at his parents who he said he wished had “paid closer attention to my social deficits”.
He signed off the memo with a chilling note: “May god forgive me for what I am going to do.”
Bing, the overnight team lead at the Walmart store in Chesapeake, Virginia, opened fire in the break room on Tuesday night. Six coworkers were killed in the massacre before he turned the gun on himself.
In the aftermath of the massacre, it emerged that the gunman had kept a “manifesto” with his reasons for orchestrating the attack on his cellphone.