YouTube, Instagram, Discord and Twitter moved quickly to pull social media pages that appeared to belong to Robert Cremo III, a person concerned with the suburban Chicago shooting that left six dead and dozens injured this afternoon. Under a pair of pseudonyms, Crimo appears to have posted more than a dozen videos on YouTube and hosted a Discord channel called “SS,” which was open to the public through an invite link.
Crimo’s apparent YouTube account hasn’t posted in about eight months, based on the edgebefore the account is withdrawn. The most recent video included language, photos that looked like they included classes, and artistic depictions of people being photographed. Another clip that looked like a rap music video, which ended with Cremo wearing protective gear and dealing with bullets in what looked like a classroom.
Under the pseudonym Rap, which the edge Declining to be named, Crimo appears to have posted multiple albums on Spotify and several EPs and songs on Apple Music, both of which have remained online as of this writing. Social media posts indicate that the TikTok account associated with Crimo may have been removed as well.
the edge I reached out to all of the above platforms for comment. None of them had responded as of the time this news broke.
After the mass shooting in Buffalo, New York in May, it soon emerged that the suspect had discussed his attack plans on a private Discord server. He also used Twitch to livestream his attack. Less than two weeks ago, the US Supreme Court ruled that it should be difficult for states to enforce gun controls.