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Gunman kills 5 people including his own mother and 3-year-old girl in a murderous rampage

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A gunman Jake Davison, 22, killed his mother Maxine inside a property before rampaging around a quiet residential area yesterday evening, killing four more people including a three-year-old girl at Plymouth, South West England, United Kingdom. He then shot himself.

It comes after reports emerged that Maxine had begged for him to receive urgent mental health treatment in the months before the massacre.

A friend said the family had raised the alarm about Davison’s ‘strange’ behaviour and appealed to the police and NHS to help him, a request that apparently went unanswered.

The killer posted long rambling videos on YouTube, bemoaning his virginity, weight and ‘ugliness’ and calling his mother ‘disgusting’ and ‘abusive.’

Jake Davison's mother Maxine (left) and other relatives are claimed to have begged the police and NHS to help him with mental health problems

Jake Davison’s mother Maxine

He spoke of being ‘beaten down’ and ‘defeated by life’ and how he viewed himself as the ‘Terminator.’

It’s also emerged that Davison showed a fascination with American gun culture and expressed support for the misogynistic ‘Incel’ movement.

He and Maxine had repeatedly argued over his sexist views, The Telegraph reported.

Plymouth gunman Jake Davison clashed with his mother who objected to his sexist views
Plymouth gunman Jake Davison clashed with his mother who objected to his sexist views

A close friend and neighbour told the paper: ‘Maxine and Jake used to be close. You’d always see him helping her with the shopping at Lidl up the road, but then his views changed and he went against women and he became misogynist. They clashed a lot about that.’

Another family source said he had suffered from mental health issues for a long time.

They wrote on Facebook last night that his relatives, including his mother, had begged for mental health support for Davison.

‘The NHS basically said they are short-staffed and that was it,’ they wrote. ‘The family even asked the police to come out to see him as he was talking acting and acting strange – they didn’t do a welfare check. And now six people are dead’.

Floral tributes are placed on a pavement near the scene of a shooting incident in Plymouth, southwest England, on August 13, 2021. - British police said August 13 they were investigating the background of a troubled loner who obtained a firearms licence and shot dead five people including a three-year-old girl in the country's first mass shooting in 11 years. (Photo by Niklas HALLE'N / AFP) (Photo by NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP via Getty Images)
People have begun to leave tributes to the victims (Picture: Getty)
PLYMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 13: Police teams work near the scene on Biddick Drive following a shooting in Keyham yesterday evening on August 13, 2021 in Plymouth, England. Police were called to a serious firearms incident in the Keyham area of Plymouth on Thursday evening where lone gunman, named by police as Jake Davison, 22, shot and killed five people before turning the gun on himself. (Photo by William Dax/Getty Images)
Investigations are continuing in the Devon city (Picture: Getty Images Europe)

Speaking during a press conference earlier, Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer of Devon and Cornwall Police could not say ‘at this time’ whether Davison had mental health issues, but added: ‘This is an extraordinarily unusual response by a fellow human being.’

He said the force were not ‘considering terrorism or a relationship with any far-right group’ as the motivation for the horrific attack.

Questions are being asked about how Davison was able to hold a gun licence given his history of mental health issues.

Police are investigating the licence held by Davison and the case has been referred to The Independent Office for Police Conduct, Mr Sawyer confirmed.

IOPC regional director David Ford said: ‘We can confirm that this morning we received a mandatory referral from Devon and Cornwall Police relating to yesterday’s tragic events in Plymouth in which six people lost their lives. Our thoughts remain with all of the many people who will be severely affected.

‘The referral relates to yesterday’s events as well as police contact with Jake Davison prior to the incident including the force’s role and actions regarding firearms licensing. We are urgently assessing the matter to determine what further action may be required from us.’

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