A Michigan man shot dead by police after killing his wife and seriously injuring one of his daughters was sucked in. QAnon conspiracy theory after refusing to accept that Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential election.
The details of Igor Lanis becoming a violent extremism are posted on Reddit on Sunday by his 21-year-old daughter, Rebecca Lanis, with the headline “My Qdad robbed and killed my family this morning.”
Some Reddit users initially questioned the authenticity of the post, which was published under the username “qanonruinsfamilies” just hours after the shooting. But then Oakland County police confirmed the scene took place in Walled Lake, a suburb of Detroit, in the early hours of September 11, when Lanis, 53, shot his wife Tina, 56, and daughter Rachel.
Tina died after being shot four times with a shotgun. Rachel, 25, was hit in the back and leg by a shotgun blast, but was alerted and is now in a stable condition in hospital. Lanis also killed the family dog, shooting it multiple times.
Lanis himself was also fatally shot after opening fire with a shotgun at police, who responded at the scene.
In her Reddit post, Rebecca said that her parents were “extremely loving and happy people” when she was growing up, but her father was “ruined” by the Internet.
She wrote: “In 2020 after Trump lost, my dad started going down the Q rabbit hole. He kept reading conspiracy theories about stolen elections, Trump, vaccines, etc. He was always said he wanted to keep us safe and healthy.
“It kept getting worse and he yelled at us a few times. Nothing physical though. He can never be with anyone.
“At around 4am on September 11, he had an argument with my mother and he decided to take our guns and shoot her, my dog and my sister. My mother couldn’t stand her injuries and my sister is in the hospital.
“My father also shot back at the police and they killed him.
“I was shocked and didn’t even know what to say.
“Damn it, Qanon. I hope the FBI gets a tighter grip on you and your needy gets imprisoned in prison (and hell) for poisoning so many people. “
Rebecca Lanis confirmed with Detroit News for which she wrote posts on Reddit.
“Right-wing extremism is not fun, and people need to keep an eye on their loved ones and if they have guns they need to hide them or report or something because this is where they are,” she said. out of control.