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Gunman Headed For The LA Gay Pride Parade Had Rigged Rifle In A Way That 'Suggests His Purposes Are Deadly'

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So scary.

We're so glad he was caught before he could cause some serious harm.

Just hours after the tragic shooting at an Orlando gay club that killed 49 people and injured dozens on Sunday, police in Santa Monica, California thwarted another potential massacre when they arrested James Wesley Howell as he was headed to LA Gay Pride with a lot of weapons and explosives.

Now, we're learning just how deadly that scary situation could have been.

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Recent reports say that the cops found a loaded assault rifle that had been rigged to shoot twice as much. According to authorities, the high-powered weapon was loaded with a 30-round magazine, and had ANOTHER inverted 30-round magazine taped to it.

Former FBI agent James Wedick explained that this mechanism would have allowed the 20-year-old to reload another 30 rounds almost immediately, doubling his ability to quickly kill people.

He said:

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LA's Gay Pride Parade Gunman Charged, D.A. Seeking $2 MILLION Bail!

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Why are they even considering letting him out in the first place?!

As you surely know by now, America suffered its deadliest mass shooting in modern history early Sunday morning when a gunman killed 49 people at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

However, things were almost even worse for the LGBT community that day as a completely unrelated attacker was arrested just hours before El Lay celebrated its Gay Pride Parade!

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Police picked up 20-year-old James Howell in Santa Monica after local residents noticed him loitering, only to discover that he actually had three assault rifles, ammo, and even chemicals for an explosive in his car!

Luckily, James has now been charged with a litany of felonies, including

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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.

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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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