James Wesley Howell of Indiana was on his way to the L.A. Pride Parade in West Hollywood when police found him to be in possession of three assault rifles and explosive-making materials. According to Los Angeles Times, authorities are still trying to determine what James Wesley Howells' intentions were. However, they do not believe his actions had any connection to the mass shooting in Orlando.
James Wesley Howell is known as a soft-spoken young man who frequently walks his black Labrador named Midnight through the suburbs his parents call home. The Indianapolis Star reports a very different story regarding who James Wesley Howell is, being told by friends and an ex-boyfriend who live in a small city called Charlestown, roughly 30 minutes away from where his parents live. The friends and ex-boyfriend described Howell as a very troubled and somewhat violent individual who had a scary relationship with big guns and fast cars.