Shooting Plat by A Hotel Cook: Rodolfo Montoya Bio, Wiki, Age, Married, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Rodolfo Montoya Bio

Rodolfo Montoya Bio

Rodolfo Montoya is a cook from Huntington Beach, California. He was allegedly plotting to murder his Marriott co-workers Marriott hotel guests with his cache of high-powered firearms – including two assault rifles, a pump-action shotgun and several pistols – following an undisclosed dispute with his HR department.

Rodolfo Montoya Age

Rodolfo Montoya is 37 years old.

Rodolfo Montoya Shooting Plan and Weapons

Montoya, who worked as a cook for the hotel, allegedly spoke to a fellow employee on Monday about the HR dispute and threatened ‘that he was going to shoot up fellow employees and people coming into the hotel.’

But his plan was foiled when the 37-year-old cook let slip his deadly intentions to a colleague who informed their manager. The manager then called the Long Beach Police Department who raided Montoya’s home and seized the stockpile of weapons.

Photographs released by authorities shows a haul of thousands of rounds of ammunition, shotgun cartridges and an array of handguns and rifles.

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The volume of weapons meant he would have been capable of causing an attack similar to the Las Vegas shooting in 2017, which resulted in 58 people being killed and 422 more wounded.

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‘Multiple firearms, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and tactical gear were seized, including high-capacity magazines and an assault rifle, which are illegal to possess in California,’ Long Beach Police officials said in a statement late Wednesday.

Rodolfo Montoya Charged

Montoya was charged with manufacturing and distributing assault weapons, possession of an assault weapon and making a criminal threat. He is currently being held on $500,000 bail at the Long Beach City Jail.

Rodolfo Montoya Criminal History

Montoya does not appear to have any criminal history that would prevent him from legally purchasing the firearms, although some of the weapons found by police at Montoya’s home ‘may be illegal to possess,’ along with some of the high-capacity ammunition magazines, Luna said.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Rodolfo Montoya,37 from Huntington Beach, California, was allegedly plotting to murder his Marriott co-workers 
  • He told to a colleague about his deadly intentions who told his manager Imran Ahmed
  • Ahmed called the Long Beach Police Department who raided Montoya’s home and found the weapons haul 
  • Thousands of rounds of ammunition, shotgun cartridges, tactical gear and high-powered rifles were seized
  • With the stockpile of weapons, he was capable of carrying out a mass shooting akin to the Las Vegas attack
  • Montoya was charged with manufacturing and distributing assault weapons, possession of an assault weapon and making a criminal threat. He is currently being held on $500,000 bail at the Long Beach City Jail