CLAIM: Military base 'uses mind control to spark shootings'...
STRANGER THAN FICTION -- Real-life Stranger Things base ‘uses creepy mass mind control to trigger shootings across the world’, conspiracy theorist claims
A US military base that inspired hit drama Stranger Things is using secret mind control experiments to trigger deadly shootings by a worldwide army of brainwashed assassins, a filmmaker claims.
Chris Garetano, who grew up close to Camp Hero, claims he has uncovered eerie goings-on over decades including child abductions and even time travel.
The former Cold War radar station in Montauk, New York state, has been the subject of rumours and conspiracy theories since it shut in the 1980s.
Locals have heard talk of government scientists conducting experiments on snatched foster kids and making contact with aliens.
Crucially, it is claimed the base's Sage radar tower broadcast the frequency needed to affect human consciousness.
One former worker has also described operating the Montauk Chair - a mind-reading device - and said once the computer accidentally summoned up a monster from a subject's imagination, which then went on a rampage through the air base.
Preston Nichols also told The Sun there were time-travel portals that sucked people to a different place and time.
It was these stories that inspired the creators of the hit Netflix sci-fi series Stranger Things, which was originally titled Montauk.
Most of the base is now a state park filled with picnickers but some parts near the old military installations and concrete bunkers remain sealed and guarded.
Now Chris has taken a fresh look at the creepy site amid claims some of the sinister activities could still be happening today.
He told the Daily Mirror: "The more you find out it's a little heartbreaking, as it's terrifying.
"I wouldn't be surprised if this site and these experiments are connected to mind control. The worst thing I can imagine is they were developing a mass mind control situation.
"There's new random shootings happening increasingly across the world now.
"And each time people say 'I didn't expect that person to do this.'
"It's very strange and it's happening far too much now."
Chris said government operatives could have set out to cause mayhem "to get the public to see things in a certain way, to persuade them or scare them."
Assassins could have been programmed at the site and years later are prompted by subliminal messages.
He said: "If this is true, that is terrifying. I don't want to believe it."
After the Second World War it is claimed the US government experiment on its own citizens including the Tuskegee Airmen, who are said to have been deliberately infected with syphilis and left untreated.
Others claim the CIA ran a mind control programme called MKUltra in the 1950s and 1970s. It allegedly involved testing how drugs like LSD could be used to extract information or erase memories.
And some point to Project Stargate, a CIA mission to see if psychic phenomena such as clairvoyancy could be used by spies. Spoon bender Uri Geller was on of the psychic who took part.