HYLAND PARK, Ill – The father of the accused Fourth of July parade killer told The Post on Wednesday that his son had talked about the mass shooting in Denmark the night before his massacre – and that someone He also washed his hands of the crime and how the accused got his gun
The father, Robert Cremo Jr. – who has tapped one of R. Kelly’s lawyers to fight the claim that he helped buy his mentally disturbed child’s gun – said Monday night’s shooting First, he and his son, Robert Cremo III, spoke to the 22-year-old. A Danish man who shot dead three people at a mall outside Copenhagen on Sunday.
“He goes, ‘Yeah, that boy is stupid.’ That’s what he said! ” The father told his son about the Danish shooter.
The father said his son added, “Such people; [commit mass shootings] To increase the number of people who want to ban all guns.
“I spoke to him 13 hours ago. [Monday’s massacre]. That’s why I think I’m so shocked. … Like, was it a psychological break or something? The father said of his son.
On Tuesday, Steven Greenberg, Joe Earlier, R. Kelly was represented. In the federal sex trafficking case of the singing superstar who fell out of Brooklyn, it was announced that Cremo Jr. and his estranged wife Dennis have kept him after their son’s arrest.
The father, once a local mayoral candidate who ran a sandwich shop in the neighborhood, has come under fire for sponsoring his son’s gun license application, which has left Crimo III since the age of 21. Earlier, he was allowed to buy four firearms, including his alleged assault rifle. .
The petition was sponsored by the father three months after authorities labeled his son a “clear and current threat” for threatening to kill relatives in 2019.
The incident, which led police to seize a sword, dagger and 15 knives from the shooter’s home, was a “childish attack” and the knife was “just a collection,” Cremo Jr. told The Post on Wednesday. Told
“You know I used to collect coins and baseball cards,” Dad said.
Karimo Jr. said he decided to sponsor his son’s firearms owner’s identity card – or FOID, which allowed the teenager to buy the AR-15 used in the attack – because he believed that Crimo III is going to use this weapon to go shooting. Range
The father said of his son’s weapons, “He bought everything himself, and they are registered with him.”
“You know, he drove there, he ordered them, he picked them up, they checked his background on everyone,” Cremo Jr. insisted that his massacre. I was not involved in “zero”.
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“They make me feel like I prepared her to do it,” he said of the critics. “I’ve been here all my life, and I’m going to live here, keep your head up, because I didn’t do anything wrong.”
Karimo Jr., who has been telling reporters that he is not the shooter’s father but the caretaker of the house, said he and the suspect’s mother were “devastated” and “destined” for the bloodshed.
While the father said he was a full supporter of his son and would continue to attend all his court hearings, he was “outraged” at his son’s alleged actions.
“I want a longer sentence,” Cremo said of his 21-year-old son.
“That’s life. You know the consequences of your actions. He made a choice. He didn’t have to do it. I think there’s a mental illness, obviously. I didn’t see it much.”
Karimo Jr. insisted that his son’s crimes were not motivated by hate, and noted that a relative of his lifelong friend had been wounded in the shooting.
“I’m speechless with it. It just stunned me. It’s horrible,” he said when asked about the victims.
“It’s unreal. I mean, I’ve lost a son too. It’s useless.”