Girlfriend of transgender Rite Aid shooter regretted being unable to stop shooting spree

Mail Online | 11/28/2018 | Marlene Lenthang For;Associated Press
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The girlfriend of the transgender Rite Aid shooter told authorities she deeply regretted being unable to stop her partner's shooting spree that killed three people.

On September 20 Snochia Moseley, 26, opened fire at a Rite Aid drugstore distribution center in Harford County, Maryland, where she murdered three people, wounded three others, then turned the gun on herself.

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Her girlfriend Sharon Forrest, 34, told sheriff's office detectives Moseley was prone to violent outbursts, heard voices in her head, owned a gun, and even 'pulled it on her' a few months prior to the incident.

Forrest killed herself six weeks after the warehouse shooting on Halloween but told officials prior she wished she could have been awake when Moseley returned home from work to retrieve her gun on the morning of the shooting 'so she could have stopped her'.

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Forrest died of asphyxia and her death was ruled a suicide, according to the Chief Medical Examiner Office in Maryland.

A witness said she seemed 'unstable at times' following Moseley's death and was getting evicted from her apartment. Cops found text messages on her cellphone addressed to her dead girlfriend saying 'she was going to be with her soon', according to the report.

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In conversations with police prior to her suicide, Forrest described how Moseley grappled with mental illness and would become violent at times.

'Forrest advised that Moseley was a kind person until she was manic then she was physically and emotionally violent,' a report released by the sheriff's office on Tuesday to AP said.

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'Forrest advised that she thought sometimes that Moseley may have wanted to kill herself but did not believe that Moseley could kill anyone else,' it added.

Moseley was diagnosed with acute schizophrenia, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Forrest said she was depressed due to her financial problems and didn't appear...
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