REPORT: Identity released of terrorist who attacked Texas Naval base

MAY 22, 2020

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(CNN) — The deceased suspect in Thursday’s shooting at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas was a 20-year-old male named Adam Alsahli of Corpus Christi, according to two law enforcement sources familiar with the ongoing investigation.

Alsahli drove to an entrance at the naval station and shot a security forces member in the chest, hitting the guard in her bulletproof vest and inflicting non-life-threatening injuries, according to one of the sources.

The article goes on to state the following:

Alsahli then accelerated towards the gate entrance and crashed into a barrier. After exiting the vehicle, he began shooting, and was shot and killed by naval security forces.

Alsahli is reported to be a U.S. resident who was born in Syria. Investigators have discovered a number of social media accounts believed to be associated with Alsahli, in which he expresses support for ISIS and Al Qaeda.

The FBI is leading the investigation, and they believe a second person of interest may be at large.

“We are not ruling out any possible motives and continue to investigate all leads. When we are able to release additional information, we will do so,” the FBI said in a Twitter post Thursday night.

In a separate report by Heavy, the following was shared about Alsahli’s social media postings:

The now deceased shooter’s social media accounts contain voluminous Islamic religious posts, according to a review of his multiple pages by Heavy. The translation of his Twitter profile statement, which is in Arabic, reads, “I love the Mujahideen, I am not one of them, and my sword is on the necks of those who stab them.”

A post shared on his Facebook page from 2017 read, “Where are the Muslims?! Where is the Islamic world of what is intended for Jerusalem?! Where is the Islamic nation extended in the mashreb and Moroccan?! Why not the nation?! Why not say no?! Our nation can’t silence on this injustice!!”

Rita Katz, of  the Site Intelligence Group, a group which tracks terrorist activity online, providing additional details:

BREAKING: Naval Air Station Corpus Christi shooting terror-related, FBI looking for second person [VIDEO]

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