Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Skyway, United States--27 April 2014

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 5 December 2017

Date: 27 April 2014 (11:45 PM)

Location: Skyway, Washington, United States

Type of event: terrorism

Description:

One man (Leroy Henderson) fatally shot.

The attacker, Ali Muhammad Brown, was arrested 18 July 2014 after he committed a robbery in New Jersey; he claimed that the murder, along with three others, were "just kill[s]" in a "mission" of "vengeance" in accord with his Muslim beliefs. Brown was previously released from prison after serving time for bank fraud committed in 2002-2004 where funds were used to support terrorism in Somalia. This attack was not identifiable as terrorism until after Brown's arrest.

Consequences: 1 killed

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