The family of of the alleged 19-year-old California synagogue shooter has released a statement condemning his actions.
According to foxnews reports,John Earnest's parents revealed that his actions were 'informed by people we do not know, and ideas we do not hold'.
The parents of the shooter, teacher John Earnest and his wife are seen above. 'We are shocked and deeply saddened by the terrible attack on the Chabad of Poway synagogue. But our sadness pales in comparison to the grief and anguish our son has caused for so many innocent people,' the statement from his parents begins.
Earnest’s parents, who are cooperating with investigators, said their sadness “pales in comparison to the grief and anguish our son has caused for so many innocent people.”