California therapists claim San Jose gunman was possibly stressed, isolated due to pandemic: report

While authorities described the gunman, Samuel Cassidy, as “a highly disgruntled VTA employee for many years,” which may have contributed to him targeting the victims — Isaac Smith, a Sacramento-area therapist, contended that stress and isolation from the pandemic could have fueled his actions. 

“The type of stress can be the straw that breaks the camel’s back, if you will, if you lack a lot of coping skills and tools,” Smith told FOX 40 of Sacramento.

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Diana Carreras places flowers at a vigil at City Hall in San Jose, California, Thursday, May 27, 2021, in honor of the multiple people killed when a gunman opened fire at a rail yard the day before. (Associated Press)

Diana Carreras places flowers at a vigil at City Hall in San Jose, California, Thursday, May 27, 2021, in honor of the multiple people killed when a gunman opened fire at a rail yard the day before. (Associated Press)

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