Residents in Chattanooga, Tenn. are still processing the events of the reserve center and recruiting center shooting in an area strip that took place Thursday morning. In the aftermath, the slain gunman’s identity has been revealed as Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez, and here’s what we know about him so far.
As we shared yesterday, details of what occurred and the actual number of victims remained unconfirmed for much of the day. As time went on, we’ve learned that four marines were killed and three others injured by the 24-year-old Abdulazeez. What remains now is an ongoing investigation of who Abdulazeez was and his affiliations with terrorist organizations, if any.
There was online chatter of the Chattanooga attack being part of a series of coordinated attacks, but that was unconfirmed. As Tennessee and the rest of the nation mourn the tragedy, Hip-Hop Wired takes a look at what’s known so far about Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez on the following pages.
Photo: Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office