Muhammad Abdulazeez was gunman who shot 4 Marines in Tennessee

The gunman who attacked two navy facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee Thursday and shot dead four Marines was named as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez. The Tennessee US Attorney said earlier that the attacks were being treated as an “act of domestic terrorism.” An unusually high number of FBI agents were on the scene and a no-fly zone imposed overhead. Abdulazeez opened fire first on the Navy recruiting center in Chattanooga, injuring one man, and then on the Navy reserve center, 12 km away. There, he kept on shooting from a silver Mustang vehicle for 20 minutes, killing four Marines, before jumping out and running. Abdulazeez was shot dead in a wooded area near the Tennessee River. No more information has been released about the killer and his connections, but it was remarked that the attack took place on the last day of the Muslim festival of Ramadan after ISIS had threatened to attack US military facilities.


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