Binghamton Shooter Suspect Jiverly Wong's Letter of Paranoia
While the authenticity of its origin has yet to be determined, a letter allegedly written by Jiverly Wong, the suspect in the tragic shootings in Binghamton, New York last Friday, has been received by a New York television station.
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The suspect in last week's deadly shooting at a Binghamton, New York, immigrant center believed he had been harassed for years by undercover police officers, according to a letter received by a New York television station and purportedly written by that suspect, Jiverly Wong.
The letter, which was postmarked on the day of the shooting, April 3rd, also contained photographs of Mr. Wong showing him with handguns, gun permit, and his driver's license.
If authenticated, this piece of evidence could shed some light on the motives behind last week's tragic events in which 14 people, including Wong, lost their lives.
Police said they were studying the two-page letter, neatly written in broken English, to determine its authenticity. But the package that arrived Monday at News 10 Now in Syracuse also contained photographs of Wong with two handguns, his gun permit and his driver's license.
An excerpt of the letter indicates that Wong may have believed that he was under ongoing surveillance by government officials and pressure from authorities to "leave the country".
Foreshadowing the end of his own life, the letter culminates in the following statement:
At the end of the letter, Wong complained that he cannot "accept my poor life" and that he assume the role of judge and "cut my poor life." He demanded that an "undercover cop" be held responsible for whatever happened and ended with "You have a nice day."