"Goth" is a Highland Park shooter Robert "Bobby" Climo III, when faced withat the Passover, local I was "certainly sizing" the synagogue.The security boss says.
Place of worship security officer Martin Blumenthalsaid he immediately suspected a 21-year-old with a distinctive look when the suspect arrived at the city's Chabad Synagogue. I told. "Goth style" black including gloves.
"I created his profile. I knew what he was doing," he squeezed Klimo's knapsack to make sure it had no weapons in it. Remember that Blumental said.
"He definitely sized the synagogue," the volunteer security chief claimed.
The April visit of Klimo, the final day of the Passover, was first revealed by Habad leader Ravijosev Shanowitz.
Blumental said he quickly approached a suspicious visitor, as at least 125 people were in the Central Avenue Synagogue.
"He said his name was Bobby and he lived in the neighborhood," Rabbi said of a name known to be used by suspicious archers.
Despite fears that Kurimo was "upsizing" the synagogue, Brumenthal said, "I didn't make a fuss, so I abandon him or report to the police. I felt I couldn't do that. "
"So I was looking at him ... I've seen him all the time, "he said, presuming that Climo was sitting in the sanctuary for about 45 minutes before leaving by bike.
The synagogue was on the Independence Day parade route on the outskirts of Chicago. Only a few blocks from where Kurimo was accused of firing from the roof, killing seven peopleand injuring dozens more. Authorities say there is no motive for the slaughter yet.
Blumental said he reported a visit to the synagogue authorities shortly after seeing Klimo as a suspected bloodbath on Monday.
Kurimo occasionally attended local Christchurch for several years. The officialhas been confirmed with the Chicago Tribune.
A spokesman for the Lake County Major Crime Task Force, Christopher Coveli, said on Tuesday that "[Monday's Attack] is a racial motivation and a sign that it is motivated by religion. There is no such thing. "