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ISIS-Linked Twitter Account Mentioned Chattanooga Minutes Before Shooting

ISIS-Linked Twitter Account Mentioned Chattanooga Minutes Before Shooting

By    |   Thursday, 16 July 2015 05:15 PM

An ISIS-linked Twitter account mentioned something about to happen in Chattanooga about 15 minutes before the first shooting Thursday that left four Marines dead, Fox News reports.

According to multiple news sites, the tweet read "O American Dogs/soon/YOU Will see wonders" and included the hashtags #Chattanooga #USA and #ISIS.


The tweet was sent out at 10:34 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The first shooting took place at about 10:50 a.m. at the Armed Forces Career Center. One person was shot in the leg. Moments later, the same shooter killed four Marines at the nearby Naval Operations Support Center.

The shooter, who was killed by police, has been identified as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, 24, originally from Kuwait.

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An ISIS-linked Twitter account mentioned something about to happen in Chattanooga about 15 minutes before the first shooting Thursday that left four Marines dead, Fox News reports.
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