Report: Gunman In Mass Arizona Killing Was Border Vigilante JT Ready

The man who killed four people and then himself inside a suburban Arizona house on Wednesday was border vigilante and longtime neo-Nazi JT Ready, according to multiple reports.

Citing anonymous sources, the Arizona Republic newspaper identified Ready as the man who walked into a house in Gilbert, Ariz., wearing body armor and killed four, including a toddler, before turning the gun on himself.

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Nick Martin is an associate editor at TPM in New York City. He came to the site in 2011 as a reporter for TPMMuckraker. Previously, he worked in Arizona, first as a staff reporter for a local newspaper and later as a freelance journalist. He also ran the news blog Heat City. Contact him at nick@talkingpointsmemo.com
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