Alexandre Bissonnette's obsession with mass murderers began when he was still a teenager, and he has since wanted to commit mass murder, as a Quebec court learned on Monday.
A report by social worker Guylaine Cayouette set in motion shouts of horror in the courtroom when it was presented by the Crown on Monday as evidence of the 28-year-old's conviction.
Bissonnette pleaded guilty to six counts of first-degree murder in March, attempting to assassinate on January 29, 2017.
Judge of the Supreme Court of Quebec, François Huot, has to decide if Bissonnette will succeed after 25 Years or not at all. Huot has the opportunity to add prison sentences, which could be 1
Cayouette, Bissonnette liaison officer, submitted the report after meeting him on September 20, 2017. On that day she wrote: Bissonnette behaved differently than the man she had met almost every week since his arrest.
Bissonnette told her he was tired of playing a game, and he remembers everything about the attack.
Contrary to his confused answers Immediately after the shooting, Bissonnette described in detail what had happened when he approached the mosque in the suburb of Sainte-Foy in Quebec.
He said as he entered the prayer room, an old man grabbed his arm, presumably Azzeddine Soufiane, who tried to disarm Bissonnette that night.
"I shot him, I regret that I did not shoot any more people," he told Cayouette.
In the courtroom, the victims' families shouted when the report was read. They also heard that Bissonnette said he could have killed anyone, not just Muslims.
When the court was adjourned for a break, Bissonnette got up and looked directly at the audience with a huge smile.
19659015] Earlier in the day, the court heard Bissonnette spending hours in front of his computer screen, looking up in the days before the shooting for mass shootings, Islam and immigration policy in the United States.
During the month of January 2017, he typed in his search engine the words "Shooting" and "Shooter" 150 times, a police report that is presented as evidence.
During this time, he searched 82 times for information about the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center and the Muslim Students' Association at Laval University He spent 12 hours in the hours leading up to the shooting.
Bissonnette appeared to be particularly interested in Dylann Roof, a white racist who murdered nine church visitors in a church in South Carolina and searched 201 times for clues to the mass murderer this month]. He also sought references to Marc Lépine, The man convicted of murdering 14 women in 1989 at the Polytechnique Polytechnique, and he studied feminist groups at the Laval University.
A photo of Bissonnette found on his computer shows him wearing a red baseball cap with the slogan used by Donald Trump during his "Make America Great Again" presidential campaign.
Bissonnette read several articles about Trump's executive order, which temporarily prevented people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US
He also consulted Donald Trump's Twitter feed daily, Jacques said.
The information presented on Monday was found in Bissonne's interrogation video, which was presented last Friday.
Just two hours before entering the Sainte-Foy Mosque and shooting his weapon 48 times, Bissonnette read a tweet from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who welcomed "those fleeing persecution to Canada," states an evidence presented on Monday.
On Monday afternoon, a statement was made about the consequences of the persecution.