Uvalde mass murderer Salvador Ramos told girls in live stream videos on the French social media app Yubo that he would rape and murder them. He also bragged about a rifle he bought and threatened school shootings, CNN reported.
Three witnesses told CNN that Ramos made threats to women, saying he would rape and murder them. The users reported Ramos’ account on Yubo’s support team but nothing happened.
Yubo is a French social networking app launched in 2015 designed to “meet new people” and create a sense of community.
CNN reviewed one of Ramos’ direct messages on Yubo which he reportedly showed off a $2000 receipt from his online gun purchase from a Georgia-based firearm manufacturer.
According to reports, Ramos made two FaceTime calls with a German girl he met on social media, known as CeCe, where he shared his plot to carry out school shootings.
On the day of the massacre, Ramos told CeCe that he just shot his grandmother and that ‘Ima go shoot up an elementary school RN.’
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Ramos ultimately carried out the plan, killing 19 young children at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, as well as two female teachers, before being shot dead.
CeCe his German Yubo friend says the shooter warned her on the app that he was going to shoot up Robb Elementary School just 15 minutes before he opened fire.
Screenshots of the pair’s correspondence, provided by the girl to CNN, reveal they were exchanging messages just after 11:01am CT – less than half hour before the massacre had started.
‘Ima tell you [right now] hold on’ he wrote at 11:08am. ‘Waiting for this b****,’ he then sent, referring to his grandmother, Cecilia Gonzalez. Further text messages that were sent revealed that Ramos had been annoyed by his grandmother, who called AT&T to discuss the teen’s phone bill.
‘I just shot my grandma in her head’ he sent minutes later. ‘Ima go shoot up a elementary school [right now],’ his last sent text read. ‘I just saw the news…’ Cece responded exactly three hours later.
The girl later told CNN that she reported the chilling texts to US authorities but did not think Ramos would be capable of acting out the threats he made.
‘I added everything up and it made sense now… I was just too dumb to notice all the signals he was giving,’ Cece told CNN in the aftermath of the shooting.
The girl, who lives in Frankfurt, said she began chatting with Ramos on May 9. Ramos reportedly sent the girl selfie videos, tried to FaceTime her and spoke of plans to eventually visit her in Europe in videos and text messages reviewed by CNN.
The gunman reportedly sent a screenshot of a Google flight itinerary from San Antonio, 80 miles from where the teen lived with his grandmother.
‘I’m coming over soon,’ he reportedly wrote.
Ramos turned 18 a week later on May 16. Cece said it was about this time that she received a video call from the shooter from a gun store, where he told her he was purchasing an AR-15 rifle.
In the days that followed, Cece says Ramos’ remarks grew more concerning, and began to revolve more around firearms.
Ramos excitedly texted the girl on Monday, the night before the shooting, bosting about receiving a box containing ammunition for the rifle, CNN reported.
The teen reportedly bragged about how the ammo was particularly deadly, citing how it expanded on impact.
Cece said Ramos also showed her over FaceTime a black bag containing several magazines of ammunition and at least one gun. Ramos and the girl spoke one last time on a video call at 10am on the day of the shooting during which he showed off the all-black outfit he would eventually don during the massacre.
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