FBI Arrests Islamist Planning Southern California Terrorist Attack Spree

Suspect Mark Steven Domingo, U.S. military vet and Muslim convert, targeted a rally, and wanted attack Jews, churches and police officers.

By Published on April 29, 2019

The FBI and local law enforcement agencies caught a man allegedly planning a terrorist attack on “multiple targets” in southern California, law enforcement officials told the Los Angeles Times on Monday.

DCNF - 300Sources described the man to the LA Times as a U.S. military veteran who had converted to Islam. He was apprehended by law enforcement after an online sting operation and arrested by the FBI.

“It sounds like he tried to connect with other like-minded folks online,” one source said, according to the LA Times.

The law enforcement officials spoke to the LA Times anonymously “because they were not authorized to discuss the case with the media.”

One of the places the man allegedly planned to target was Long Beach, near Los Angeles.

News of the foiled plot comes three worshipers were injured and one woman was killed at a synagogue in San Diego, California, during a shooting Saturday.

This post is breaking and will be updated.

 

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