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

East Orange, United States--25 June 2014

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 5 December 2017

Date: 25 June 2014

Location: East Orange, New Jersey, United States

Type of event: terrorism

Description:

One teenager (Brendan Tevlin) fatally shot while driving in East Orange, New Jersey, after which the shooter drove the victim's car to East Orange.

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 previous ones in Washington state, 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.

Consequences: 1 killed

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