Monroe Man Guilty of Plotting Synagogue and School Shootings
“I’m shooting for 30 Jews,” read a post Nov. 11. “No pun needed. Long ways away anyways. See you Goys.”
He espoused hateful, violent views under seven profiles that used aliases Tom Shill and William King. He was emboldened by a recent resurgence in hate groups nationwide.
“We can’t vote away what our fathers tried to, we must spill blood,” he wrote, hidden behind a screen and under the anonymity of his page Tom Shill II. “With ‘hate groups’ at the all-time high and with the internet to help spread our word eternally.”
Reed often referenced alt-right memes, in-jokes and chatspeak. He made several comments about plans to shoot up a synagogue in 2025. He advocated for an ethnostate in the Pacific Northwest. In one post he wrote about “pulling a Dylann Roof,” a reference to the white supremacist who gunned down nine people in a historically black church in South Carolina.