Shooter at TX Naval Base Backed ISIS, Al-Qaeda


The deceased suspect in Thursday’s taking pictures at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas was Adam Alsahli. 20, reports CNN.  Alsahli drove to an entrance on the naval station and shot a safety forces member within the chest, hitting the guard in her bulletproof vest and inflicting non-life-threatening accidents. Alsahli then accelerated in the direction of the gate entrance and crashed right into a barrier. After exiting the car, he started taking pictures, and was shot and killed by naval safety forces.

A preliminary investigation recognized Alsahli as a U.S. born in Syria, and sure a supporter of Salafi-jihadist ideology. On-line postings related to the shooter expressed assist for ISIS and Al-Qaeda within the Arabian Peninsula. Thursday’s taking pictures occurred simply days after the Justice Division introduced it had discovered a hyperlink between al-Qaeda and a Saudi army trainee who killed three U.S. sailors and wounded a number of others in a terror assault final 12 months on Naval Air Station Pensacola.