Marines Killed in Attacks on TN Military Facilities; Gunman Identified – Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez

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Four Marines killed, one police officer injured

This article has been updated as facts surrounding the case have emerged.
Two military facilities in Tennessee were attacked Thursday by a gunman identified by law enforcement officials as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, a Kuwait born man who came to the U.S. in 1996. The second attack reportedly resulted in the death of four Marines and the injury of at least one police officer. The gunman was killed by police officers.
Abdulazeez first opened fire at an Armed Forces Career Center at a strip mall in Chattanooga, an attack that does not seem to have resulted in any injuries. He then drove to the nearby U.S. Naval Reserve Center on Amincola Highway around 11am Thursday, an attack which resulted in the deaths of four Marines and the shooting injury of a police officer before Abdulazeez was shot and killed by law enforcement.
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