Dr. Peter Baofu is an American author of 169 scholarly books and numerous articles (as of February 2021) to provide 135 visions (theories) of the human future in relation to the mind, nature, society, and culture -- and had been in 110 countries around the world (as of March 2020) for his global research on humanity. He was interviewed on television and radio as well as by newspapers around the world about his original ideas and visions of the human future.
Dr. Baofu earned an entry on the list of "prominent and emerging writers" in Contemporary Authors (2005) and another honorary entry in The Writers Directory (2007). He was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in the Far East. He had taught as a professor at different universities in Western Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East, the Balkans, Central Asia, South Asia, North America, and Southeast Asia. He finished more than 5 academic degrees, including a Ph.D. from the world-renowned M.I.T., and was a summa cum laude graduate as well as the recipient of the 1986 Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key for being at the top of the class in the College of Business Administration, with another student.
The shooter was armed with a Turkish-made gun Hatsan ESCORT. Kerch shooter Vladislav Roslyakov had used the same weapon