TEXAS shooter Salvador Ramos may have revealed his chilling plans to kill kids in a callous school shooting online after LOSING at violent video game Dead by Daylight, it has been claimed.
A gamer has revealed how a male player was making threats to “shoot up a school” using an “AR-15” after he became mad at losing a video game called Dead By Daylight, just hours before Ramos killed 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas.
The player was so disturbed by the comments, she recorded them and said she reported the FBI and the creators of the game Behaviour Interactive.
Just hours later, the gamer was shocked to hear that 18-year-old Ramos had killed his own grandmother before going on a shooting rampage at Robb Elementary School, killing everyone in his path with a AR-15.
Meanwhile a separate source told The Sun that Ramos was known for making threats about school shootings when playing Call of Duty online.
Dead by Daylight is a multi-player horror survival game where one player takes the role of savage killer and the other four are survivors, while Call of Duty is a first person shooter game.
Writing on Reddit, the concerned gamer wrote: “So I have no idea if they were joking or what but they were super angry about losing and started saying they were going to shoot up a school and they mentioned they had some type of gun and kept saying it was going to be all of our fault.”
She added: “I recorded the entire postchat and we all kind of brushed it off …but I just am in disbelief because I’ve never seen someone say that before.”
Later when asked if she thought it could be the same person who committed the shooting in Texas, she said: “I reported him on the game …I did report them to the FBI.
“However I’m a little stressed because when I went back to watch exactly what they said the person said ‘What if I shoot up a school tomorrow :)’
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“It’s most likely a horrible coincidence but still, I just don’t understand why someone would even say that.”
When asked again about whether she felt it could be the perpetrator of Tuesday’s mass shooting, she wrote: “The gun he mentioned was an AR15 with I think an extended clip or something but I don’t know. I feel horrible for those children and families.
“They went into detail about the gun and s**t they had added to it so they def have gun knowledge at least.”
I feel horrible for those children and families.”
When asked if they had received the report and were investigating, the FBI told The Sun they were “bringing all the resources of the FBI” to the investigation.
They said: “The FBI continues to support victims, family members, our local, state and federal law enforcement partners and the community of Uvalde after this horrific crime.
“We are bringing all the resources of the FBI to this community and will continue to do so to help the citizens of Uvalde heal from this tragedy.”
Behaviour Interactive, the creators of Dead by Daylight, said they couldn’t “share specific details publicly” when asked about the threats made on its platform.
In a statement to The Sun, the company said: “All reports filed by players are acted upon in a timely manner. That said, we unfortunately can’t share specific details publicly.
He would talk about school shootings all the time
“Creating a safe space where our fans feel secure is a core value for Dead by Daylight. That’s why we have an active team dedicated to offering them support and monitoring activities communicated to them via the in-game reporting system.
“In the case of potential real-life threats, we have strict reporting processes involving cybercrime units to ensure that they act situation is addressed by competent authorities.”
Meanwhile a female Instagram friend of Ramos told The Sun: “I do know someone that used to play Call of Duty with him online and he would talk about school shootings all the time but everyone on the game always thought he was joking.”
She added that Ramos first made contact with her in April after sending her a creepy message begging to hear her voice.
In screenshots shared with The Sun, Ramos demands: “Send me a voice message.”
When she replied no because it made her feel awkward, he replied “Uhhh just do it… I want to see if you sound like a hick.”
The Instagram user again refused and he pressured her again saying “Still waiting”.
The young woman said she had no idea he’d be capable of a school shooting, saying: “I mean he was pretty insistent on hearing my voice but at the time I just thought it was annoying.”
The Sun has reached out to Uvalde Police Department for comment.