Who was Travis Ikeguchi? Shooter in pride flag killing posted far-right, anti-LGBTQ content

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For years before a Lake Arrowhead shopkeeper displaying a pride flag was killed last week, the gunman, Travis Ikeguchi, posted far-right,

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Most of it had no personal detail. There were rants against the LGBTQ+ community, posts about political correctness as well as anti-police content.

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Ikeguchi posted often on his Christian beliefs and about the importance of accepting Jesus Christ.

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Days after Ikeguchi, 27, was killed by San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies following the shooting of Laura Ann Carleton

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outside her shop, Mag.Pi, few details have been revealed about who Ikeguchi was beyond his fringe political beliefs.

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Authorities said Ikeguchi made “several disparaging remarks about a rainbow flag” outside Carleton’s store Friday and hurled homophobic slurs at her.

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The heated argument then turned violent, and Ikeguchi fatally shot Carleton, 66, before running away, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

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A short time later, deputies confronted Ikeguchi and shot him to death after he opened fire, the department said.

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