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US FBI to investigate deadly New Jersey kosher grocery rampage as domestic terrorism - official

20:05  12 december  2019
20:05  12 december  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Jersey City Shootout: Mayor Says Jewish Market Was Targeted In Deadly Standoff

  Jersey City Shootout: Mayor Says Jewish Market Was Targeted In Deadly Standoff When it was all over, six people were dead, including Det. Seals and five people found inside the store. Two were identified as the shooters, and three were innocent people caught in the gunfire. Mayor Steven Fulop tweeted, “Based on our initial investigation (which is ongoing) we now believe the active shooters targeted the location they attacked.”The mayor said there will be an increased presence of police in the area, but there’s no indication of any further threats.Based on our initial investigation (which is ongoing) we now believe the active shooters targeted the location they attacked.

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Investigators are probing the deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store earlier this week as an act of domestic terrorism motivated by anti-Semitism and hatred of law enforcement, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and New Jersey U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito told a news conference.

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Six people, including the man and woman who carried out the attack, three civilians and a police officer died in a series of events that ended in a police shootout on Tuesday in Jersey City, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from New York City.

(Reporting by Maria Caspani; Editing by Scott Malone and Chizu Nomiyama)

Man whose info was found on Jersey shooter nabbed on gun charge .
A New Jersey man whose number was found in the back pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week’s fatal attack on a Jewish market has been arrested for illegally possessing a weapon, federal authorities said. © Bryan Anselm/New York Times A police officer blocked access to Martin Luther King Drive and a damaged van after a shooting in Jersey City Dec. 10. Ahmed A-Hady, of Keyport, 35, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, the US attorney’s office said late Saturday. A-Hady hasn’t been charged with providing any of the weapons used in Tuesday’s bloody rampage in Jersey City.

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