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Five dead in shootings at military recruitment centers



This news story was published on July 16, 2015.
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gunCHATTANOOGA, TN – Five people, including the alleged shooter, are dead after a rampage at two military recruitment centers in Tennessee.

The FBI’s Knoxville Field Office, along with the Chattanooga Police Department and other law enforcement partners, are working jointly to investigate today’s shootings at a military recruitment center and a reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee in which four individuals were killed and three injured.

The shooter, Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24, is also deceased. Reports say he was born in Kuwait.

While it would be premature to speculate on the motives of the shooter at this time, the FBI said afterward, a thorough investigation of the tragedy will be undertaken by that agency.

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66 Responses to Five dead in shootings at military recruitment centers

  1. Polio Loco Reply Report comment

    July 26, 2015 at 2:07 am

    Ha…. That Anti-NIT Facebook site is gone again. Cripes, Peter can’t even hold onto a FREE site, let alone one that his Mom pays for. Maybe if he’d quit copying and pasting copyrighted material, he could get his page back from the Facebook Gods… Clown.

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 24, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    And shocker, it was a home grown, redneck, racist, terrorist. The future of terrorism in America are the right wing nut jobs who can’t handle that their vision for America is slowly fading away.

    • David/maybe Reply Report comment

      July 24, 2015 at 12:47 pm

      Then why have 25 of the biggest mass murderers the last 30 years all been democrats? The only terrorists we have in our country are ISIS and liberals.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 24, 2015 at 1:09 pm

        Where did you pull that stat from? LOL Yeah Timothy McVeigh was certainly a liberal wasn’t he? No, he was an anti-government psycho homegrown terrorist, just the kind of guy you would idolize while simultaneously clinging to your Bible. SCARY

      • maybe 2.0 Reply Report comment

        July 25, 2015 at 1:24 pm

        Wow, just when I thought that you couldn’t spout any more ridiculous paranoid thoughts David/maybe, you prove me wrong.
        The stuff that you manage to pull out of your nether regions, is astounding.
        This has been debunked many times, pure propaganda, don’t be a sheep.

        They weren’t spurred to do what they did by a political party.
        They did what they did because they were batshit crazy with some warped ideology.

        • LVS Reply Report comment

          July 25, 2015 at 2:09 pm

          He is right and you are wrong. Most of the mass murders have been by registered Democrats (Liberals) We should ban all Democrats from have guns.

          • David/maybe

            July 25, 2015 at 2:42 pm

            He is right, they weren’t spurred on by a political party, they killed the people because they were batshit crazy but they were still liberals so that means most liberals are batshit crazy.

          • maybe 2.0

            July 25, 2015 at 3:15 pm

            HA!
            You two guys are amusing.

            Whenever you two comment, it is like seeing an accident.
            You know that you should not stop and stare, but you can’t help it.

            LVS & David/maybe are the Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne of North Iowa.

          • LVS

            July 25, 2015 at 4:39 pm

            Stay tuned and you could learn something, except you are a liberal and incapable of doing anything except trolling on the weekends.

  3. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 23, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    Trump for President !!!

  4. maybe Reply Report comment

    July 18, 2015 at 12:57 pm

    I am getting more and more pissed off at our administration, they classify this shooting as domestic terrorism, which according to the administrations own definition a white, christian, gun owner, conservative, patriot. This guy was a moslem terrorist plain and simple. The active duty military right now is around 1.2 million and that includes guard and reserves not to mention the millions of veterans, and right now they are all pissed off, HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE AN AMERICAN SCORNED.

    • LVS Reply Report comment

      July 18, 2015 at 1:32 pm

      @maybe-domestic terrorism my butt. He just got back from Jordon where he was trained to do this crap. They are our enemy and we should treat them as such.

      • maybe Reply Report comment

        July 18, 2015 at 1:37 pm

        Our government past and present have taken the rifle behind every blade of grass and mowed the lawn. We need every citizen armed and trained. If our troops cannot protect us here on our own soil then we need to do it, I am not putting down our troops for they have to obey the rules, we don’t.

    • Who U Kidding Reply Report comment

      July 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm

      Ur looking for any excuse to take arms against Obama. You e been since day one.

      • David/maybe Reply Report comment

        July 23, 2015 at 10:01 pm

        I don’t want to take up arms against our government, I really don’t but more and more of our freedoms are being taken away everyday. Thomas Jefferson said, “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” As much as I hate it, it might have to be done.

        • David/maybe Reply Report comment

          July 23, 2015 at 10:15 pm

          Let me get this right, a patriot = occultist so that means a liberal = traitor.

        • David/maybe Reply Report comment

          July 23, 2015 at 10:20 pm

          You almost had me there for a second peter.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 24, 2015 at 7:10 am

          What freedoms were taken away from you today?

          • David/maybe

            July 24, 2015 at 10:13 am

            Well you might want to get ready to say goodbye to our 1st amendment, 2nd amendment, 5th amendment. Thats just a start.

          • Anonymous

            July 24, 2015 at 12:38 pm

            So the answer is zero? Zero of your liberties and freedoms have been taken from you today. And zero of your liberties will ever be taken from you, that’s just the right wing nut job conspiracy theorists poisoning your mind.

          • David/maybe

            July 24, 2015 at 12:45 pm

            you have your head burried so far up your azz that you can’t even see the truth right in front of you. When we lose every freedom we have I will be the first one to slap you silly and say screw you. I don’t want it to happen but it will and already is happening.

          • Anonymous

            July 24, 2015 at 1:07 pm

            No it’s not, you’ve been swindled by conspiracy theorists

          • OhOh

            July 24, 2015 at 9:56 pm

            Maybe/David, you been saying that since President Obama took office six plus years ago. Enough already. It ain’t gonna happen. Get some sleep.

          • David/maybe

            July 24, 2015 at 10:59 pm

            FYI, I’ve only been on NIT for 3 years.

          • David/maybe

            July 25, 2015 at 6:59 am

            I wasn’t sent anywhere, I just figured you can’t beat common sense into someone that doesn’t have it so I will just be quiet and sit back till reality hits you in the face. When it all happens then I will say something.

          • David/maybe

            July 25, 2015 at 8:31 am

            Even if he did use his real name he won’t stop and the fact that he uses thousands of other names people will still respond to him, he will not go away no matter what we do.

          • my real name

            July 25, 2015 at 9:30 am

            Obstructionist is Pete. Very obvious. It’s funny he is losing people on his anti Nit site. They are unliking it. I’m thinking people either don’t like his comments comparing Matt to Hitler or people found out its him running the site, or maybe both. The guys a nut job.

          • Anonymous

            July 25, 2015 at 10:14 am

            So you lost and you’re leaving…..riiiiight

          • Life Lived

            July 25, 2015 at 3:27 pm

            I lost NIT but gained my life. I got the better deal.

          • my real name

            July 25, 2015 at 4:18 pm

            Then why are you still on here? You’re pathetic Pete.

          • LVS

            July 25, 2015 at 4:59 pm

            @Peter eater-you are just a fake with no life and no future. You are going nowhere. No one wants a POS like you, not even your mother or any of the Greeks. They are all ashamed of a worthless, drugger who is just a leech on society. You could even draw enough people to keep a facebook page open. You are not wanted here or anywhere else. There is only one place for a fugative from a insane asylum like you. Go back to 5 east where you are welcome, you are not welcome here.

          • Ban Me

            July 25, 2015 at 9:06 pm

            Thanks LVS. Best thing to happen in a while: my self imposed exodus from a bad habit. And your words ring true to me. They are just what I needed to end the NIT misadventure. Blogging is all talk and no action. Now my days are spent with nothing but action. So you all helped me by hating me! Lol. Now please stop driving by my house. We’re on the verge of starting up another round of political action should the loud harassment continue.

          • my real name

            July 25, 2015 at 10:26 pm

            Are you sure people are driving by your house to harass you? It is a public street. Maybe you’re just paranoid, that is a side effect of illegal drug use. And looking at your posts, it appears that you are probably high again.

          • Self Esteem Booster

            July 25, 2015 at 10:44 pm

            You couldn’t beat me in debate, so you had to resort to banning me. It’s what inferior minded people do. They also make up a bunch of lies and repeat them over and over again hoping to cement them as truth. But one thing your very disturbed and limited intellect cannot fathom is that I don’t use drugs….well except for an occasional beer, O’Doul’s or morning coffee. Just because I want to see the drug war ended doesn’t make me a druggie. But go on and keep with your delusion. I know it helps you feel better about yourself.

          • Fake

            July 25, 2015 at 11:26 pm

            But I’ll always extend the invite LVS for you to say what you write on here to my face. Then you’ll see how fake I am.

          • Fake

            July 25, 2015 at 11:38 pm

            On third thought, stay the hell away from me. I have nothing to say to you. You have a mental disorder and have nothing to live for (except bullying people on NIT). But there is a part of me LVS that would love to choke the life out of your decrepit foul mouthed troll of a body. All you’d have to do to make that come true is bother me at my residence.

          • LVS

            July 25, 2015 at 11:55 pm

            And if you do come by my house LVS and I think for a moment you’re scoping me out. Im gonna take a baseball bat to your vehicle. Your bully gig is up. Consider yourself warned.

          • Buzz Crumcutter

            July 26, 2015 at 9:33 am

            @ FAKE- BAN ME-LIFE LIVED…Remember, you shouldn’t be on NIT anyway. You were and are banished. Now run along and bathe some rich persons children or at least scoop up their dogs crap piles. That line of work suits you…..servant.

        • LVS Reply Report comment

          July 26, 2015 at 8:51 am

          Aw look, more threats from the coward in Clear Lake. Big tough guy behind a keyboard but a real chicken shi# in real life.

          • LVS

            July 26, 2015 at 8:54 am

            I like the name “FAKE” for the insane person in Clear Lake. Everything about him is fake.

  5. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 18, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Rumor has it there was another shooter in the woods nearby – angle of bullets are of suspicion – eh? then why was window shattered after post shootings ?- this is too complicated for me !

  6. gunsmith Reply Report comment

    July 18, 2015 at 3:08 am

    No all military bases are weapons free. They still have mps for one. Crazy people.

  7. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 17, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    funny when a white guy shoots black people the president is quick to call for gun control and how big of a travesty it is, but some muzzie pos commits yet another act of terror and all he has to say is lets not rush to judge it might not be about islam. Fuck these rag heads. there was a poll down recently that said somthing like 30% of “american” muslums wanted sharia law in the us. I think its time to send these people back to were ever they came from and send obamas worthless ass with them

  8. OhOh Reply Report comment

    July 17, 2015 at 8:36 am

    I thought Glenn Beck was one of your friends. It really doesn’t matter. This was a tragic event and should have never happened. My sympathy to the families of the soldiers.

    • maybe Reply Report comment

      July 17, 2015 at 8:42 am

      Yes it was a tragic event and no I have never ever been a fan of glen beck.

    • maybe Reply Report comment

      July 17, 2015 at 8:50 am

      Even bases in kuwait are weapons free basically. When we came from iraq to kuwait we had to stop at the border, unload our weapons and store the ammo so we did have our weapons but no ammo for it. There is a war going on and we are being attacked where the enemy knows we are the most vulnerable. How many times do we have to blame the tool instead of the person using it, only the most ignorant idiots blame the tool and these idiots will be the death of everybody.

    • LVS Reply Report comment

      July 17, 2015 at 9:16 am

      @OhOh-just so you know, I do not like Glen Beck and have never, ever looked at the Blaze. I get my news from Google News and Yahoo News. I alos don’t believe anything on Snopes.

  9. OhOh Reply Report comment

    July 17, 2015 at 8:13 am

    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/09/17/this-is-why-most-military-personnel-are-disarmed-on-military-bases-and-its-not-clintons-fault/

    This is one of those conservative websites you guys are so fond of quoting so it has to be true.

    • maybe Reply Report comment

      July 17, 2015 at 8:28 am

      I never have nor will I ever quote from the blaze.

    • LVS Reply Report comment

      July 17, 2015 at 3:44 pm

      @OhOh-Once again, I get my news from Google News and Yahoo news. Once in a while from CBS but they always have to clear it with Oprah first.

  10. OhOh Reply Report comment

    July 17, 2015 at 7:40 am

    You do realize the ban on military being armed on their bases was a George Bush Sr. deal, don’t you?

    • LVS Reply Report comment

      July 17, 2015 at 8:11 am

      I am not sure if that is true, but, at this point what difference could it make. Rules change all the time. If a mistake was mad, change it and fix it.

      • maybe Reply Report comment

        July 17, 2015 at 8:34 am

        so in your warped mind the only way to stop the shootings is to disarm everybody but the police right?

        • Savage Reply Report comment

          July 23, 2015 at 10:54 pm

          Who do you feel should be allowed to have a gun? Anybody with a drivers license? If your old enough to vote?

    • maybe Reply Report comment

      July 17, 2015 at 8:32 am

      I remember it being clintons deal but sinse you said it I did some research and the only thing I found at agreed with you was snopes.com and since snopes is funded by soros it is the LAST website that I would believe. Give be a site besides snopes that states your point.

      • LVS Reply Report comment

        July 17, 2015 at 9:14 am

        @maybe-I heard this morning that the no arms rule was put in in 1992. I believe that was Clinton. It really doesn’t matter as Obama brags about having a phone and a pen and all he has to do is sign a executive order changing it. He does it for everything else but won’t lift his pen to save our military.

        • maybe Reply Report comment

          July 17, 2015 at 9:18 am

          It’s not just our military but everybody. These criminals know that if nobody is armed they can’t defend themselves so those that made the laws are defending the criminals making them criminals.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 17, 2015 at 9:31 am

          Clinton was elected in Nov. 1992 and sworn into office in Jan. 1993. You’re right, it doesn’t really matter. Good to have clarity though.

        • OhOh Reply Report comment

          July 17, 2015 at 3:33 pm

          You can’t blame the President for everything. This is a direct quote from the article I cited
          “So what’s the answer? It appears this “gun-free zone” type policy can actually be traced back to Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 5210.56, signed into effect in February 1992 by Donald J. Atwood, deputy secretary of defense under President George H.W. Bush.”

          • LVS

            July 17, 2015 at 3:42 pm

            @OhOh-I have heard both today. But, it doesn’t make any difference who put it in, it should be corrected now.

  11. Watchdog Reply Report comment

    July 16, 2015 at 10:35 pm

    I would call this getting “killed in action”. This country is at war and our leadership is asleep at the wheel. I have to wonder if it is on purpose?

    This attack will minimized too!

    Say what you want about George W. Bush, but at least he tried to protect us. It wasn’t until after all the policy changes the Obama White House has made that America has come under consistent terrorist attacks.

    • Rose by Any Other Name Reply Report comment

      July 16, 2015 at 10:44 pm

      I noticed the media immediately called this an act of “domestic terrorism”, yet the Charleston Church shootings along with many other incidents of domestic terrorism are not labeled such. Double standard to say the least.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 18, 2015 at 10:51 am

        uh i dont know what news your watching but cnn and obozo were defending islam and saying it wasnt act of terror

  12. John Reply Report comment

    July 16, 2015 at 6:16 pm

    Our military needs to be armed, everywhere! Stop this ban on military bases or at work, or after work for that matter for being armed! This really pisses me off. Four Marines are dead for no reason. The photo that I saw on this shooting showed the bullet holes on the door or wall next to the sign, “this is a gun free zone.” What more do you need to know? The shooter knew they didn’t have guns. Our military are fish in a barrel every place these guys and gals go. We need to change the policy and let them, make them wear arms at all times that they are in uniform and let them carry if they want when not in uniform.