Posted December 26, 2017 5:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

When an Egyptian immigrant in Harrisburg, PA decided to conduct what the Department of Homeland Security referred to as a terrorist attack, he probably had a good chance of creating all kinds of havoc.

After all, we’ve seen enough mass shootings lately to understand that such attacks can be devastating.

For suspected terrorist Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty, however, his plan didn’t go as he intended. That might have been his target selection.

As officials search for more clues about the motive for an Egyptian immigrant’s shooting rampage that targeted law enforcement in Pennsylvania’s capital city, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is calling it a “terror attack.”

Pennsylvania State Police, Harrisburg police and other Pennsylvania authorities have yet to classify Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty’s Friday afternoon shooting rampage as terror.

The 51-year-old shot at local and state police during the shooting spree that spread two miles across Harrisburg. Law enforcement officers shot and killed El-Mofty. Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico said he has “no doubt” the gunman targeted law enforcement.

Tyler Q. Houlton, the acting press secretary for DHS, posted a statement on Twitter late Saturday confirming El-Mofty emigrated from his native Egypt on a “family-based immigrant visa” …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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