Florida Yoga Shooter Was A Misogynist Who Wanted ‘Crucifixion’ For ‘American Whores’

Nov 4, 2018

In a series of videos posted to his YouTube channel four years ago, the man police say killed two women at a Tallahassee yoga studio before turning the gun on himself expressed deep-seated misogyny that he said was caused by repeated rejections from women he tried to engage with romantically.

Scott Beierle, 40, shot six people and pistol-whipped another after walking into the yoga studio on the second floor of a shopping plaza. He killed a Florida State University student and a faculty member before shooting himself, police said.

Police told reporters Saturday that they were investigating what prompted the shooting, but the videos he posted to the internet in 2014 paint the picture of an apparent “incel,” or someone who had been involuntarily celibate, with a seething rage against women.

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