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The Gunman Bound For Los Angeles' Gay Pride Parade Has Been Identified — Had Criminal History

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That's the face of James Wesley Howell.

He's the 20-year-old Indiana man who was placed under arrest Sunday morning after Santa Monica police discovered his vehicle was loaded with an arsenal of guns and explosives.

A concerned community member had sent in a tip about Howell prior to the arrest.

The armed gunman told authorities he was heading toward Los Angeles' annual Gay Pride Parade in West Hollywood and "wanted to harm" the celebration. According to reports, this isn't his first act of attempted gun violence.

Related: ISIS Claims Responsibility For Orlando Nightclub Shooting

We're now learning Howell was arrested just last October after pulling a gun out on his neighbor during an argument. He went with a plea deal that involved the firearms charge dropped, pleading guilty to intimidation, and one year probation.

As for what motivated today's attempted tragedy, officials are still working on sorting out his motives — although it's hard not to assume this was based on hate for the LGBT community.

We'll keep you updated as this story develops.

[Image via Santa Monica Police Dept.]

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Orlando Nightclub Shooting As Police Release Shooter's Photo

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This is tough to read.

According to authorities, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida last night — and apparently, gunman Omar Mateen called 911 during the shooting to pledge his allegiance to the terror organization.

Related: Shooter's Father Claims Religion Not A Motive

Orlando police officials told reporters that they believe Mateen called 911 about 30 minutes after he started opening fire at the Orlando club, announcing that he was shooting up the club and warning police about having explosives along with him there.

A federal official told PEOPLE that after Mateen hung up, 911 dispatchers called him back:

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Five People — Including Four Children — Killed In New Mexico Home As Police Search For Suspect

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What is going on with this horrible day?!

Five people, including four children, were found this morning shot to death in a home in Roswell, New Mexico.

Police say the suspect is unaccounted for and at large.

Related: Christina Grimmie's Manager Speaks Out After Her Murder

According to Roswell Police Chief Todd Wildermuth, a relative checking on the house late Saturday night discovered the bodies, with the shooting likely occurring much earlier in the day.

Wildermuth also indicated

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Selena Gomez Breaks Down While Performing Tribute Song To Close Friend Christina Grimmie

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This is so awful.

Selena Gomez performed on Saturday night, and in doing so, she dedicated a song to her close friend Christina Grimmie, after Grimmie's horrifying murder the night before.

Related: Christina's Brother Speaks Out

As we reported, Selena's stepfather was Christina's manager, so this was extremely personal for Selena — and you could see it on her face and in her performance as she broke down to tears during the tribute.

Gomez sang Nobody to Christina, and was obviously overcome with sadness, as you can see (below):

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