Houston airport shooter, Carnell Marcus Moore, leaves trail of clues on Facebook

carnell marcusBy all accounts, Carnell Marcus Moore, 29, was a “good guy.” Soft spoken, educated, employed, “smart” and having no criminal record, his family, co-workers and friends are puzzled by his recent actions.

The first sign that something wasn’t quite right was when Moore called his brother about a month ago with a disturbing desire to confront a police officer.

The next clue was when he posted bizarre status updates on this Facebook page.

Before all the information can be sorted, he’s connected to this week’s shooting at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Timeline of Events:

Wednesday, May 1, 1:26 p.m.: Moore writes on his Facebook page, “I recently had the chance of staring death in the face, and she was beautiful.”

Thursday, May 2, 12:45 a.m.: He writes, “This Life Will Crash Tomorrow!”

Thursday, May 2, 12:18 p.m.: Moore enters Bush Intercontinental Airport with a Glock 40-caliber semi-automatic pistol, and a bag containing an AR-15 assault rifle and ammunition. He approaches the security counter at Terminal B and fires two shots at the ceiling. Homeland Security agents draw their guns and tell Moore to drop his weapon. Moore points the gun to his temple and pulls the trigger. He dies.

“He was a friendly guy who talked to everybody,” Tim Knobloch, one of Moore’s tech school classmates in 2004 and later his co-worker at a Beaumont air conditioning company, tells the Houston Chronicle. “He was a good guy.”

Yvette Caslin
Yvette Caslin

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