Anthony Polito, 67, who killed three staff at UNLV before being shot dead by cops had 15-page Zodiac Killer theory on website that also listed ‘powerful organizations bent on global domination’
- Tony Polito, 67, maintained a website detailing his interest in Sin City, conspiracy theories as well as fawning tributes from his former students
- He died in a confrontation with police after he opened fire on the fourth floor of the Lee Business School
- The business professor was rejected from a position at the university
Anthony Polito, 67, died in a confrontation with police after he opened fire on the fourth floor of the Lee Business School at 11:45am, prompting a massive response from law enforcement.
Officials are still looking into a motive but said Polito was rejected from a teaching position at the school and may have known someone there. Police are currently searching Polito’s home in Henderson, Nevada.
Polito, who used a handgun in the massacre, had connections to schools in other states and was on staff at East Carolina University in North Carolina between 2001 and 2017.
In addition to the three staff members killed in the rampage, another person was wounded and remains in critical condition.
Anthony Polito (pictured) has been named as the deceased suspect in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas shooting