The madman caught on video stabbing two individuals on the Museum of Trendy Artwork final Saturday as soon as mailed a useless rat to a boss after being fired as an usher at a Broadway theater, a former co-worker advised The Put up.
Gary Cabana, 60, is accused of slashing two MoMA employees after they advised him his membership had been revoked.
Cabana was canned from his full-time gig on the Nederlander Theater on forty first Avenue — famed for debuting “Lease” — in January. Afterward, on Jan. 2, the twisted tradition buff was allegedly bounced from the theater, then punched his ex-manager in the face, cops mentioned.
“He was very upset with them and he was just about banned from coming again into the theater, and I feel that’s what sort of made him snap,” mentioned Cabana’s ex-colleague, who requested anonymity out of worry.
“After he was let go, he was upset with anyone on the workplace of the Nederlander, so he despatched them a useless rat in a shoebox. … That was out of character, or so we thought.”
The topic of his alleged rodent wrath was labor relations govt Anthony LaTorella. The Put up seen a photograph of a big useless rat inside inside a shoebox with the message, “LaTorella is a RAT,” scrawled on the lid. A rep for the NYPD confirmed a report of a useless rat in a field left outdoors the Nederlander on Jan. 4 at 3:30 a.m.
It isn’t clear why the theater fired Cabana. LaTorella and The Nederlander didn’t return messages looking for remark.
Cabana apparently suffers from psychological sickness, writing on Facebook after the alleged stabbings: “Bipolar is a tricky street [sic] to hoe.”
Cabana’s ex-coworker described him as “very nice” and an individual who saved to himself.
“That’s why after I heard the information my jaw hit the ground,” she mentioned. “He was at all times just a little bit eccentric, however not this stage.”
The COVID-19 pandemic additionally apparently crammed Cabana with fury, particularly towards anti-maskers.
“THEY R THE ENEMY IN OUR MIDST. Root them out. Lock them UP. Segregate them,” he ranted on Fb.
Cabana known as for individuals to “take arms” towards Republicans sick with COVID-19.
“Strike now whereas the Repubs R SICK and weak from Covid-19 (AND STILL SPREADING THE VIRUS). We have to DOUBLE-CAP these VIRUS-ZOMBIES,” he wrote.
He additionally fantasized about Donald Trump.
“GO TO MAR-A-LAGO AND CUT THE HEAD OFF THE SNAKE,” he wrote. “U r on the improper facet of historical past & u let a silly grasping outdated man take cost of the nation for 4 yrs. Take his life or take your individual. The [world] is shifting ahead with out u!”
It isn’t clear why Cabana’s posts weren’t moderated below Fb’s content material insurance policies. A rep for Fb mentioned his account had been shut down since.