UPDATE: Terror Attack at Corpus Christi Naval Air Station – Saudi Shooter Adam Salim Alsahli Killed at the Scene, Was Al-Qaeda Supporter
NAS Corpus Christi
The FBI is now investigating a shooting Thursday morning at the Corpus Christi, Texas Naval Air base.
The shooter was an “Arab male” and has been “neutralized.”
Breaking update: #CorpusChristi shooting possibly linked to terrorism. Killed shooter an “Arab male” who stormed a gate, indicating the shooting did not occur within (as was case in December’s Pensacola shooting). FBI now taking lead in investigating. https://t.co/9ruMkq8KqY
— Rita Katz (@Rita_Katz) May 21, 2020
A gunman at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is “neutralized” after reports of a shooting placed the base on lockdown, the US Navy says https://t.co/mW61B3j5zk
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) May 21, 2020
UPDATE — The shooter was identified as Adam Salim Alsahli a supporter of Al-Qaeda.
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.
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) May 22, 2020
Reporter and Congressional candidate Laura Loomer has more on the shooter.