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FBI: Fort Lauderdale Jihadi Chose Florida Airport for Rampage that Killed Five

Saturday, January 7, 2017 12:41
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There was no altercation. No media fake news excuse for this jihadi’s attack on the Florida airport. He chose this airport for the attack.

The enemedia is pointing to his military background (Iraq war veteran ) when *wink* *wink* they completely and utterly ignore his jihad activity.

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Suspect chose Florida airport for rampage that killed five: FBI

By Zachary Fagenson, Reuters, January 7, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Iraq war veteran accused of killing five people at Fort Lauderdale airport apparently chose to travel to Florida to carry out the rampage, and there are no signs any altercation triggered the attack, authorities said on Saturday.

The 26-year-old suspect, Esteban Santiago, had a history of acting erratically and investigators are probing whether mental illness played a role in America’s latest mass shooting.

He cooperated with investigators during an interview that lasted several hours overnight, George Piro, special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s office in Miami, said on Saturday.

“Indications are that he came here to carry out this horrific attack,” Piro told reporters at the airport. “We have not identified any triggers that would have caused this.”

Piro said terrorism has not been ruled out as a motive and that the suspect’s recent travel is being reviewed. He stressed it was still very early in the investigation.

Federal charges against Santiago are due to be announced later on Saturday.

Five people were killed and six wounded in the attack, while some three dozen were taken to local hospitals with bruises or broken bones suffered in the chaos as passengers fled Friday’s rampage in the crowded baggage claim area.

Authorities say Santiago arrived in Ft. Lauderdale on a connecting flight from Alaska, and that he retrieved a 9mm semi-automatic handgun from his checked luggage before loading it in a bathroom and then shooting indiscriminately.


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