(CNN) — The gunman who fired shots into the ceiling of a Houston airport on Thursday left behind a suicide note saying he had a “monster within” and he wanted police to stop him before he hurt others, police said Friday.
The man, identified as Carnell Marcus Moore, 29, of Beaumont, Texas, shot himself fatally in the temple as he was confronted by a Homeland Security officer at Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport on Thursday afternoon.
Moore had gone to the airport with the intention of suicide and left a note inside a suitcase he carried into the terminal, police officials said at news conference Friday morning.
“The monster within me was getting stronger and while I could not save myself I could save others,” Houston Police Sgt. Brian Harris said Moore’s suicide note read.
Police said Moore’s action inside the area near the United ticket counter in the airport’s Terminal…
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