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By Kelly Patricia O’Meara
November 21, 2014

Already a fairly detailed picture is emerging about Attorney and Florida State Alumnus (FSU), Myron May, as the latest in a long line of mass shooters under the influence of psychotropic drugs.

While the headlines focus on May’s apparent paranoia and deteriorating mental state, the shooter’s friends have provided more detail about May’s life leading up to the attack. According to May’s former roommate, Keith Jones, “There is more to his mental health (status) that may have caused some of this. He was taking medications which caused paranoia.”

Additionally, according to CBS News, last month an ex-girlfriend called police on May saying he was harassing her. The ex-girlfriend, Danielle Nixon, further reported that May had been hospitalized for several weeks prior, and that “in addition to spending time at Mesilla Valley Hospital, May was taking prescription drugs.”

While the complete number of drugs May had been taking still is not known, according to ABCactionnews.com, “inside May’s apartment there was a half-filled prescription for Hydroxyzine,” commonly known as an antianxiety drug. And those who knew May report that the shooter was taking psychiatric drugs, had been experiencing paranoia due to them, used to see a therapist and had been hospitalized prior to the shooting. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE

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