A southwest Missourian who is known for white supremacist views is the primary suspect in a suburban Kansas City shooting. Police in Overland Park, Kansas, say Frazier Glenn Cross, also know as F. Glenn Miller, of Aurora, Missouri, is suspected of killing a man and his grandson at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, and killing a third person less than a mile away at Village Shalom, an assisted living center.
Police identify the dead as William Corporon, who was shot to death in his car, and Corporon’s grandson, 14-year old Reat Underwood who later died at a hospital. A third person shot to death less than mile away from the community center is identified as Terri LaManno, who was who was visiting her mother at the asisted living facility.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights group, says Cross, or Miller, has a history of anti-Semitism. The Center,. which has tracked Cross for many years says he served time in federal prison for plotting to kill the founder of the center and for planning various robberies.
Cross was once the Grand Dragon of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. He also founded the White Patriot Party in the 1980‘s .
Cross ran in 2010 as a write-in candidate for the U.S. Senate for Missouri. He released several commercialss throughout Missouri that the Missouri Broadcasters Association found offensive and recived FCC approval to refuse to run.
Although police feel that it is too early to release a motive for the shooting that took place on Sunday they are running the case as a hate crime.
Police say Cross shot at two other people but missed both. Police found a shotgun, handgun and an an assault weaont when they arrested Cross at an elementary school in the area.