In this image made from video and released by WRCB-TV, authorities work an active shooting scene on amincola highway near the Naval Reserve Center, in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke says police are pursuing an active shooter after reports of a shooting at the military reserve center. (WRCB-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT (AP)

"Another great American immigration story": Wingnuts respond to the Chattanooga shooting

"Obama's been playing footsie with ISIS, this happens"

Salon Staff
July 17, 2015 1:32AM (UTC)

In what has yet to be declared a criminal act or an act of terrorism, a lone gunman opened fire at two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Thursday, killing four Marines and injuring one police officer. The gunman, who has been identified as 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, also died. Federal law enforcement officials believe Abdulazeez was born in Kuwait -- and so, naturally, right-wing commentators have already begun spewing vitriol online. Here's what they're saying:


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