Brenton Tarrant Wiki
Brenton Tarrant is allegedly one of the gunmen who opened fire at a New Zealand mosque in Christchurch and live-streamed the mass shooting on Facebook Live on March 15, 2019.
Brenton Tarrant Early Life & Education
In his manifesto, Tarrant said that he was born to an Australian working class low income family. He is of Scottish, Irish, and English descent, according to the manifesto.
Tarrant has said that he did not attend a university, because nothing the universities offered interested him.
Brenton Tarrant Career
In his manifesto, Tarrant stated he worked a little before investing in Bitconnect. He used the money he made from Bitconnect to travel.
Brenton Tarrant Personal Life
Tarrant is a self described white supremacist. He resides in Grafton, New South Wales.
Christchurch Mosque shootings
The incident occurred at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Prior to the shooting, he posted a manifesto on his Twitter account outlining his attack. Eyewitnesses reported several people have been killed although this is yet to be confirmed by the police while estimates range from nine to twenty-seven killed.
Brenton Tarrant Bomb Found
There were also reports of a bomb being found in a crashed car on Strickland Street. Tarrant also allegedly yelled “Subscribe to PewDiePie ” while carrying out the shooting.
Brenton Tarrant Other Friends
He along with two other men and one woman were apprehended by authorities.
Brenton Tarrant FaceBook Live Video
A Facebook Live video was posted Friday apparently showing the New Zealand mosque gunman videotaping his attack while it was ongoing.
The video was apparently taken by the account “Brenton Tarrant 9,” according to the visible URL. A screengrab shows the credit “Brenton Tarrant was live.”
The disturbing 17-minute video follows the attacker from his car before the attack to fleeing in his car after.
The Washington Times viewed 75 seconds of it that was posted to WordPress before it was taken down. That segment shows the camera point-of-view entering an area that matches photos of Masjid Al Noor mosque.
Mosque Shooter Brenton Tarrant
The tape then shows the barrel of a weapon as the camera follows it, as if a first-person role-playing game. The weapon fires repeatedly, and on-camera deaths and woundings are shown