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Documents: Mukilteo shooter texted: 'I'm killing everyone'

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EVERETT, Wash. -

Court documents say a 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting three teenagers at a house party in Mukilteo last month sent his friends text messages alluding to his plans, including one in which he wrote: "I'm killing everyone at a huge party."
    
The Daily Herald reported Friday that Allen C. Ivanov referred to himself as a "future shooter" in the messages.
    
According to the court documents, Ivanov texted one friend 12 hours before the July 30 attack, saying that he was going to wait to take a gun-safety class before committing murder because he didn't want to "mess up." The friend advised him to go deer hunting instead and stop dwelling on his ex-girlfriend.
    
Investigators said Ivanov responded: "no. I'm killing everyone at a huge party."
    
Later that night, at 10:28 p.m., the documents say, Ivanov sent another text to that friend. It read, "I'm 2 minutes from shooting."

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