Man who planned mass shooting of women at Ohio State is first ‘incel’ convicted of federal hate crime

Tres Genco wanted to make history, to be remembered for carrying out a mass shooting specifically targeting women at Ohio State University with the hopes of killing 3,000.

Instead, he’ll be remembered for something else: the first “incel” to be convicted of federal hate crime charges.

For those reasons, prosecutors are urging a federal judge in Cincinnati to hand down a sentence on Thursday that sends a message to the online community of men known as incels, or involuntary celibates. The members harbor anger toward women because they believe women deny them romantic or sexual attention.

Read more: Cleveland Plain Dealer