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Marine Corps vet pledged to gun down white people in chilling threats promising to ‘OD on adrenaline’: feds

A black Marine Corps vet went on a months-long, hate-filled screed threatening to “cause mayhem” by gunning down white victims and aspiring to “progress into a serial killer,” federal prosecutors mentioned.

Joshua Cobb, 23, of Trenton, New Jersey, penned a string of on-line posts and textual content messages vowing to gun down white people, and boasted he would “probably OD on my own adrenaline after the 10th body goes down,” the US Attorney’s Office in New Jersey said in a release Monday.

“It’s all a f–ing game and you all are going to die,” Cobb allegedly wrote in one textual content message final yr. “I currently lack the means necessary to kill as many as I intend to but one day I will have the available resources (finance) to purchase the appropriate weaponry for my killings.”

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Federal prosecutors in New Jersey mentioned ex-Marine Joshua Cobb spent months threatening to kill white people on-line. Kyle Mazza/SOPA Images/Shutterstock

In a social media submit on Dec. 17, 2022, Cobb allegedly mentioned he had chosen targets for armed assaults.

“I have not chosen a [sic] exact date but I am going to be sure it is close to an important holiday to their race,” prosecutors mentioned he wrote. “I have a location in mind already which I have frequented for the past year and I am certain nobody there is armed to be able to stop me from spraying them to the ground.”

According to an 11-page federal criticism filed Friday, Cobb was grilled by federal brokers and admitted that he wrote the messages and detailed websites he had chosen for the assaults.

Those included a Jersey Strong health club and an Aldi grocery retailer in Robbinsville in Mercer County.

“My rampage will soon happen,” he warned in May 2023, the feds mentioned. “I plan to continue accumulating the necessary equipment needed to execute. Once all equipment is in, time will then tell. You will all die.”

Cobb, who was stationed in California with the Corps, wrote the primary message in December 2022 on social media, and continued to submit on-line utilizing the identify “1dayUsuffer,” together with on TikTok, and in quite a few textual content messages for greater than a yr, the criticism mentioned.

In one submit he mentioned a crossbow was, “My favorite weapon to kill them.”

Last month, federal investigators seized Cobb’s cell phone and uncovered all off the messages.

If convicted, he faces up to 5 years in federal jail and a $250,000 effective.

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