Oikos Shooting Suspect Tells TV Reporter: "I Am Sorry"

One L. Goh tells CBS 5 in an exclusive interview he doesn't remember everything that happened the day seven people were killed at Oikos University in Oakland

One L. Goh, the suspect in the shooting deaths of seven people at Oikos University, told a San Francisco television station today he is sorry for what happened on that violent day at the Oakland school.

Juliette Goodrich, a reporter at CBS 5, talked to Goh at Santa Rita jail in Dublin early today.

Goodrich, a Dublin resident, had requested the visit with Goh three days ago and was granted permission by the inmate.

Goodrich was not allowed to bring in a camera, but she spoke at length with Goh. A recap of her conversation is on the CBS 5 website. This is a link to that story.

Her report is being broadcast on tonight's evening newscasts on CBS 5.

Goodrich told Patch,  "I secured the interview three days ago and wasn't sure if he was going to show up or not. He has certain visiting days and is only allowed a few visitors per week. When he picked up the phone through the glass partition to talk the first thing I told him is that I'm with CBS 5 and that I wanted to hear from him what happened and if he was remorseful. His first words were 'I'm sorry, but that word doesn't help.'" 

Relatives and friends have tearfully remembered the shooting victims in towns such as Newark, Pleasanton, Union City, San Leandro and other towns.

The people who died in the shooting were , 21, of Hayward who had lived in Union City for 11 years and worked in Newark; Grace Eunhae Kim, 23, of Union City; Doris Chibuko, 40, of San Leandro; Sonam Choedon, 33, of El Cerrito; Judith O. Seymore, 53, of San Jose; Bhutia Tshering, 38, of San Francisco and Kathleen Ping, 24, of Oakland.

Maria Pia April 12, 2012 at 02:09 AM
http://exiledonline.com/the-brutal-life-of-one-l-goh-the-making-of-a-going-postal-rampage-murderer/ some more background
Zinn April 12, 2012 at 01:29 PM
This guy is a prime example of "instant gratification" albeit an extreme example. The guy is upset with the school; to satisfy his anger, gets a gun and opens fire killing several innocent victims. A week later-"uhh I'm sorry"...
Zinn April 12, 2012 at 06:18 PM
The above report states: >>Most reports say he was teased by his classmates for his age, 43, and his accent.<< Several report indicate no teasing of Goh took place at Oikos. A news reporter, Juliette Goodrich from CBS5, interviewed subject Goh yesterday and he spoke clearly with NO Accent and articulated his thoughts very well. So already this report is suspect. The above report basically says Mr. Goh was a victim of life and therefore it is societies fault he murdered said victims. This report is a joke and hardly credible..
Tim April 12, 2012 at 10:16 PM
He didn't just walk in and "buy a gun" either. He had to actually sit down and take the multiple choice quiz on gun safety to get a DOJ handgun certificate before he could even purchase and begin a 10 day waiting period to purchase the gun. It was clearly a premeditated crime since he purchased the gun between the time he became angry with the school (motive) and the time he when on the killing spree. Death penalty, please.
Local April 13, 2012 at 03:19 AM
I'm sure the guy IS sorry, he'll spend the rest of his life behind bars for his heinous crime. Psycho!!!! I totally agree that this was completely premeditated.


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