According to Stockton Police, the women had accompanied the three men to their home around 1:45 a.m. Saturday morning. The men asked to have sex with them, but the women refused. At that point, Stockton Police Department Public Information Officer Joseph Silva told ThinkProgress, the men demanded that the women immediately leave, and as they were doing so, one of the men opened fire.
The suspected gunman, Keith Binder, is believed to have fired eight rounds at the women, but none of them hit their intended target. The women took shelter in a nearby Buffalo Wild Wings, where they called the police.
Officer Silva said that all three women told the same story, and added that a security guard in a nearby building also contacted police after he heard the shot.
Binder and his associates — known to police only as “Little D” and “Little Eggy” — have not been located, but police are actively searching for them.
This incident occurred mere hours after Elliot Rodgers went on a murderous rampage because, as he claimed in his manifesto, women refused to have sex with him.
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