Neo-Nazis, White Supremacist, And Incels Online React To Uvalde, Texas School Shooting; Many Praise Shooter And Call For More Attacks; Others Spread Misinformation About Shooter's Identity And Claim Attack Is A False Flag

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May 25, 2022

On May 24, 2022, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos shot his grandmother before driving to Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, and began firing at students and staff. As of May 25, 19 children and two adults have been killed.[1]

Online neo-Nazis, white supremacist and incels (i.e., involuntary celibates) have discussed the shooter. Users on incel forums and other websites have praised the attack, celebrating the fact that young girls were killed and that the victims of the attack were predominantly Hispanic. Neo-Nazis, white supremacists and incels have also spread misinformation about the attacker, falsely claiming that he is transgender and an illegal immigrant.

In some cases, neo-Nazis have claimed that the shooting was a false flag. Others have criticized the mainstream media for how they cover mass shootings, alleging that they falsely attribute mass shootings to white people and ignore the shootings carried out by minority groups.

This report covers reactions to the Ulvade shooting from neo-Nazis, white supremacists and incels on various social media platforms.

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Users On Incel Forums And Website Used By Neo-Nazis Praise Shooter

On incel forums and a site used by neo-Nazis users have praised the shooter and his attack. Incels have cheered that he killed young girls, while on 4chan users were happy that most of the victims were Hispanic.

On a thread titled "Mass shootings are ultimately done by foids. Toxic femininity is what's causing mass shootings," a user wrote on May 24: "Score so far: 14... May you reset in Valhalla and Jannah [paradise], avenger. Smart choice going after those 'kids,' maximizing pain on their scum parents and society. May more follow Inshallah." Another user added: "All heil saint Salvador."

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On a thread titled "Victims of Robb Elementary School," a user posted on May 25 a photo of the teacher and children killed in the shooting.

In response, another user commented: "At least one future Stacy was put down before it could cause emotional damage to countless boys."

A user added: "Good riddance, all the future drug users and single mom sex havers have coom dumpster have been deleted from the face of the earth in Minecraft rtx."

Another wrote: "Based shooter. The only thing I lament is that he couldn't kill more."

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On a thread titled "We have another elementary school shooting incident," a user posted on May 24 an image of Ramos, writing: "14 isn't bad, but I wish he went to a high school to sho0t some basketball players instead. Also it's good he managed to injure some pigs (in gta 5)." Another person commented: "Ngl I don't care, they would've grown up to be simps and whores anyway." Multiple users argued that Ramos is a copycat of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza. One user wrote: "Sandy Hook copycat. Kills his grandma before the shooting, ditches his car outside of the school, brings a rifle and a handgun..."

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On a thread titled "New shooter just dropped," a user posted on May 24 an image of Ramos with the test: "New Bean ER [referring to 2014 Isla Vista incel terrorist Elliot Rodger] just dropped."

A user responded: "The streets must run red with the blood of the bourgeoisie." In a follow-up post, the same user added: "maybe it was a legit ER worshipper."

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A user commented: "I think shooting kids is kinda crossing the line. I mean at least try to shoot people who deserve to die, like foids." In response to the original user another user wrote: "What's the difference? The little girl is going to grow up to be a Stacy who ignored you. Or simply a woman like any other one who make your incel life harder."

Another user commented: "He made a great bodies count. I hope more and more massacres happen (in GTA V)."

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"Based. Heil this new saint" another user added.

One user commented: "There needs to be more incel shootings."

Another user wrote: "Good riddance he just deleted future sex havers from the face of the planet in micraft... foids are the reason shootouts happen."

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On a thread titled "Happening: Spic Salvador Ramos Shoots At Border Patrol And Then Kills 14 Children," multiple anonymous users reacted on May 24 to the shooting. In response to a user asking, "Was he [the shooter] an illegal?" a U.S. user wrote: "All spic shubhumans are illegal." Another user wrote: "Maybe at least that teacher was Jewish." A third user added, "So it was spic on spic violence? Death to kikes."

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A user with a Nazi flag icon wrote on May 24 on the a thread titled "Elementary School Shooter": "I SINCERELY HOPE HE KILLED MANY N**GERS. N**GERS ARE THE SCUM OF EARTH AND DESEERVE TO BE ELIMINATED. NO SYMPATHY TOWARDS N**GERS." Another user wrote: "Hang jews." A user from the U.S. wrote: "Spics don't belong in our society."

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On the a thread titled "TEXAS SCHOOL SHOOTING 14 KIDS DEAD," a user from the U.S. wrote on May 24: "n**gers are shooting the wrong people. KILL THE ELITES NOT KIDS f**gots."

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Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists And Incels Spread Misinformation About Shooter, Claim He Is Transgender And An Illegal Immigrant

Shortly after the attack extremists online began spreading misinformation regarding the shooting. Users online have falsely claimed that the shooter was transgender and an illegal immigrant. These claims were used to denigrate transgender and Hispanics and used to call for action against these groups.

On a thread titled "Latino tranny shoots up school in Uvalde, TX," an anonymous user posted a meme depicting a transgender person hanging by a noose and wrote: "Why are troons so violent? Ban all trannies." A user from the UK responded to the post, implying that the shooter was a trans woman: "Woman. Traditionally women were underrepresented in this area of excellence. Now thanks to new women they are finally making an impact."

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