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Mother Of Santa Monica Shooter, “Overwhelmed With Sorrow”.

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In her first public reaction since the deadly shootings in Santa Monica last Friday, Randa Abdou, the mother of the gunman, is speaking out. "I am in mourning for my family and those affected by this horrific tragedy over the past few days. I cannot express my great sadness for the families who are also suffering at this terrible time."

Adbou releasing her statement after returning to Santa Monica from the Middle East. Her son, John Zawahri, stands accused of killing his father and brother, burning down their house and then going on a violent deadly shooting rampage that ends at Santa Monica College where he is shot dead by police.

Zawahri said to have been ready for a firefight, armed with enough ammo magazines to fire more than a thousand rounds. Ammunition strapped to his body, to his chest and thighs and even stuffed into the pockets of his clothing.

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