On Thursday morning, a gunman shot and killed four Marines after opening fire at two separate military sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The attacker, identified as 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez by both NBC and CBS, was also killed. Authorities are currently investigating the shootings as a possible act of domestic terrorism.
Posted by United States Marine Corps on Thursday, July 16, 2015
U.S. Attorney says they are treating this as an act of domestic terrorism. #Chattanooga
— Sam R. Hall (@samrhall) July 16, 2015
The gunman reportedly first opened fire Thursday morning at a military recruitment facility. The attacker then traveled to a Navy reserve center roughly six miles away and opened fire again. A police officer was also injured.
Here’s a picture of the recruiting center that was shot up. Friend on facebook took the pic pic.twitter.com/krOM7xwU6J
— Michael Ball (@Mike_Ball423) July 16, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: Images from #Sky5 showing suspects car used in #ChattanoogaShooting – he had several weapons @NC5 pic.twitter.com/lI341Qp8Iu
— Chris Conte (@NC5_ChrisConte) July 16, 2015
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