Christchurch Shooter Tells His Plan to Family Minutes Before the Attack
The Christchurch shooter who killed 51 people at two New Zealand mosques had contacted his family via text just before the attack and has revealed his plan to them. The accused, Brenton Tarrant, told police he also had planned to burn the mosques and attack other Muslim places of worship as well. Reportedly, he wanted to kill as many people as possible. His four-day sentencing hearing began on August 24.