What are the odds the media goes with “mental illness” over “lone wolf”?
It. is. Islam.
BREAKING: Gunman screaming ‘Allahu Akbar’ opens fire in Spanish supermarket
A GUNMAN has opened fire in a Spanish supermarket while shouting “Allahu Akbar”, police have said.
By The Express, January 11, 2017|
The man was reportedly carrying gasoline and gunpowder in his pockets as he entered the Mercadona shop, in As Lagoas.
Numerous shoppers were inside making their purchases when the armed assailant entered and fired several shots.
A supermarket employee said the man, who was standing just a few metres from him, yelled “Allahu Akbar”, which translates to “God is greatest”[sic].
Police arrived at the scene to arrest the attacker.
One witness told local media: “Agents came out with a vest shouting and pushing the people.”
A horrified witness is consoled outside the store
Officer Carlos Perez, who was already at the supermarket, revealed he was fired at when he tried to stop the attack.The 38-year-old revealed the attacker was only apprehended after his colleagues arrived.
The incident took place in a Mercadona shop, in As Lagoas
He said: “I had the impression that he ran out of ammunition.”Police sources told local media the gunman, who has been previously arrested, is believed to have psychological problems and is a neighbour in the area.