The 33-year-old mass shooting suspect shared apparent extremist beliefs online on social media. Sofia Mendoza was one of the ones killed, know her age, parents and family

The shooter’s motive is currently under investigation, and authorities believe that his ideology may be connected to the crime. Although the investigation is ongoing, there are indications that Garcia subscribed to far-right extremist beliefs.

Who is Sofia Mendoza Allen Mall Texas shooting victim killed by Mauricio Garcia, bio, age, mother, sister, parents, family, school, obituary

Officers have reported that at the time of the shooting, Garcia was found wearing a patch bearing the acronym “RWDS,” which stands for “Right Wing Death Squad.” This same patch was worn by a member of the Proud Boys who pleaded guilty to seditious conspiracy during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Garcia’s victims were predominantly of Korean and Indian descent, and social media accounts attributed to him exhibit white supremacist and neo-Nazi beliefs.

According to police, Garcia’s family, friends, and neighbors are being interviewed to gather more information about him and to understand the circumstances that led to the deadly assault. Young Sofia Mendoza lost her life in this terrific incident.

Shooting victim Sofia Mendoza

A total of 8 people have been gunned down at the outlet mall including Sofia Mendoza who studied in second grade.

The Wylie Independent School District says two of their children are among the victims killed in Saturday’s shooting at the Allen Premium Outlets and ourth-grader Daniela Mendoza, 11, and second-grader Sofia Mendoza, 8, were identified as victims in a statement sent to parents within Wylie ISD.

The district said their mother, Ilda Mendoza, remained hospitalized in critical condition as the Texas Department of Public Safety identified the girls as Sachse residents and the letter said the sisters attend Cox Elementary.

“Words cannot express the sadness we feel as we grieve the loss of our students. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mendoza family, the families of the victims, and all those affected by this senseless tragedy,” said district superintendent David Vinson.

The people killed in the mass shooting

  1. Kyu Song Cho, who was 37 years old
  2. Cindy Cho, who was 35
  3. James Cho, a young 3 years kid
  4. Daniela Mendoza was in 4th grade
  5. Sofia Mendoza was in 2nd grade
  6. Aishwarya Thatikonda was 26 years old.
  7. Elio Cumana-Rivas, 32
  8. Christian LeCour, was 23 years old.

A Hero officer has luckily saved countless lives, at the mall, the Allen council member revealed.

The “hero” police officer who shot and killed the gunman on Saturday “saved an untold number of lives on that day,” Allen City Council member Mr. Dave Cornette said.

The officer, who happened to be at the shopping center for some other gunshot that was held before the mass shooting shot the suspect, but the hero officer has not been publicly identified yet.

The Graphic videos and photos of the aftermath of 2 bloody events this weekend in Texas have gone viral, a shooting at a mall and a car plowing into a group of migrants. These incidents circulated massively on Twitter over the past couple of days, generating renewed concern about the platform’s moderation capabilities under the CEO Elon Musk.

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