November 20, 2014 4:09 PM EST

The man identified as the shooter who opened fire in the Florida State University library was a former prosecutor who recently moved back home to open up his own law practice and put some “troubles” behind him, friends and relatives said.

Police described Myron May, 31, as a man in crisis, who believed he was being targeted by the government for unknown reasons. May’s Facebook page showed he was interested in “targeted individuals,” who believe they are victims of mind control and covert-ops harassment.

It’s unknown why May chose Florida State University for his attack — in which he shot three…

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