The FBI says the Corpus Christi naval base attack this morning is terror-related. The attacker reportedly is a devout Muslim who made numerous social media posts about Islam, jihad & martyrdom
1) BREAKING (thread): Killed #CorpusChristi shooter's soc media supports killed AQAP official Ibrahim al-Rabaysh, Taliban & pro-AQ: “I love the Mujahidin, I’m not one of them and my sword is aimed over the necks of whoever doubts them (stabs them).” No signs of #ISIS support. pic.twitter.com/otpv7BK4kR
— Rita Katz (@Rita_Katz) May 21, 2020
The shooter has been identified as Adam Salim Alsahli. His Arabic-language social media posts show someone who was single mindedly focused on Islam. Every tweet or post was religious. He was a big fan of several Twitter-verified fundamentalist Muslim clerics.