Family known to FBI for years
July 17, 2015
A more full picture is beginning to emerge regarding the identity of the terrorist who killed four marines in Chattanooga, Tennessee yesterday.
It appears that extremist Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez, who shot up two military offices Thursday had travelled to Jordan last year for seven months.
An NBC report notes:
U.S. authorities are looking into a trip to the Middle East last year by Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez, the gunman who killed four Marines in attacks on military centers in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
He left the United States in April, returned in November and traveled through Jordan.
Abdulazeez, 24, was born in Kuwait. The Kuwaiti Interior Ministry said Friday that he was of Jordanian origin.
He also may have traveled to Yemen a U.S. source close to the investigation told Reuters on Friday.