Act of domestic terrorism killed Four Marines in twin shooting after an opened fire at two military facilities,Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.
Gunman identified as Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24-year-old, Kuwaiti-born Jordanian, later killed by police outside the naval center.
US military shooting killed Four Marines, along with three others wounded, including one Chattanooga police officer, Marine Corps recruiter and a Navy sailor.
Authorities believed shooting is an act of domestic terrorism, though no connection to terrorist groups has been discovered at the time of the attack.
President Barack Obama asked Americans to pray for the relatives of the victims. “It is incomprehensible to see what happened and the way that individuals who proudly serve our country were treated,” as he called the shootings “heartbreaking”.
Authorities were having a thorough investigation to resolve the case.
According to Chattanooga mayor Andy Berke said “It is incomprehensible to see what happened and the way that individuals who proudly serve our country were treated”, praising the quick response.
After the shooting, members of a Federal Bureau of Investigations or FBI, Evidence Response Team set up outside a US Military Recruiting storefront in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, July 16, 2015.
Four were killed at a Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center in the late morning, Marine Corps confirmed were gunman opened fire at a recruitment center several miles away.
In the statement of Bill Killian, US Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee saying, “We are treating this as an act of domestic terrorism,” adding that no official determination of the nature of the crime had yet been made and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has not ruled anything out.
Authorities found out gunman not on the government’s radar, but Abdulazeez’s father had been under investigation for possible involvement terrorist group. IMAGE/www.geo.tv