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Alleged supermarket shooter had complicated past

ELKHART, Ind. -- Shawn Bair allegedly went into Martin's on Wednesday in Elkhart and shot two women before police killed him. The 22-year-old had a complicated past.



Bair's aunt spoke to ABC57 Friday. She says the family is terrified because they've been receiving threats.



She also said the family is grieving. She used words like shocked, crushed and said the family was terrified at the thought of what he did.



She says police found a goodbye note in Bair's pocket that night.



To find out more about Bair, we looked at his court records. In 2010 he wrote that he lived in a house on CR15 with his mom and stepdad. We went there, but no one was home.



According to the court records, Bair was arrested four times in about a year and a half.



He wasn't sent to jail every time.



In 2010, Bair made a deal to do time at Oaklawn, a mental health facility, instead of going back to jail.



In a letter to the judge, Bair begs for mercy and a second chance. He said he didn't' want to go to jail and that he had been working hard on bettering himself.

 

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