He came from an upscale "all american" family with lot's of money and able to afford the best America has to offer; first class education, high end cars, designer clothes, and a cadre of mental health professionals to help out with the hardships that life has to offer.
By all accounts he would be considered one of the NRA "good guys." A prime target for the NRA's Wayne LaPiere, who said;
"In this uncertain world, surrounded by lies and corruption, there is no greater freedom than the right to survive, to protect our families with all the rifles, shotguns and handguns we want."
We know, in the world that surrounds us, there are terrorists and
home invaders and drug cartels and car-jackers and knock-out gamers
and rapers, haters, campus killers, airport killers, shopping mall killers,
road-rage killers, and killers who scheme to destroy our country
with massive storms of violence against our power grids, or vicious
waves of chemicals or disease that could collapse the society that
sustains us all.
I ask you. Do you trust this government to protect you?
We are on our own. That is a certainty, no less certain than the
absolute truth — a fact the powerful political and media elites continue
to deny, just as sure as they would deny our right to save our very
lives. The life or death truth that when you’re on your own, the surest
way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun!
“It sounded like I was in a war zone,” he said. “It definitely sounded like the shooter was exchanging fire with someone … it was intense.”
"The guy unloaded a full clip, a nine clip," Rodriguez said. "He was shooting fast."
The windows of the shooter's BMW were so tinted that Rodriguez said he couldn't see the flash of the shots being fired from inside the car. He said the attacker was shooting out the passenger window as he drove down the street.
“I heard shots, I heard people scream, I realized this was actually gunfire.” De Bree said he ran back into the park.
“I saw a few people collapse, a few people run, a few go in the store. It was chaos. There were a bunch of people on the street corner like me, and we were all running away,” De Bree said. He later heard that one woman had been shot in the leg at the 7-Eleven.
At first, the gunshots sounded like they were coming from a handgun – there were a lot of “loud bangs,” De Bree said. “But later, I distinctly remembering thinking ‘that was definitely an automatic weapon.‘ I heard like 20 shots in a row.”
Isla Vista shooting suspect targeted sorority, neighbors, strangers