Posted by admin on 2006/7/28 18:14:35 ( )
*LAST UPDATE: 10:30 pm ET:
ALL UPDATES ARE FROM ON-SITE INVESTIGATIVE SOURCES:
*Single shooter, Islamic Male of possible Pakistani or Lebanese origin, angry at Israel for Middle-Eastern "Crisis;"
*Murder weapon: Appears to be 12 gauge shotgun;
*All victims are reportedly female, between ages of 19-35, three are reportedly in critical condition and are in surgery, while 2 others are listed in satisfactory condition. One of the latter group is reportedly 5 months pregnant and was shot in the arm. Doctors stated her prognosis and that of her unborn child is "good."
*Shooter reportedly in possession of a copy Qu'ran;
*EXCLUSIVE from law enforcement sources: "Shooter reportedly in possession of Arabic language terrorist documents,' shooting well planned, might have conducted surveillance of facility days before shooting. 'The theory of an accomplice is being investigated."
*"At very least, this is a hate crime against the Jews. At worst, this is these will be the first shots fired in the war in North America." --Lt. [Name Withheld by request,], Seattle, WA.
*Federal Profiler: "EXPECT MORE OF THIS..."
*"Jewish Institutions in North America put on Alert:" Jewish institutions across America and Canada have been put on heightened alert following reports that the Islamic terrorist group Hezbollah is making plans to strike targets in North America.
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28 July 2006: Investigators from the Northeast Intelligence Network are working on the news story that at least five people were shot - one fatally - at 4:03 p.m. Pacific Time (7:03 PM ET) today at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, 2031 Third Avenue, Seattle, Washington. According to witnesses, a man appearing to be Middle Eastern - or having the physical charateristics of being Middle Eastern - said that he was upset about "what was going on in Israel" and began firing a weapon.
According to police spokesman Rich Pruitt, there was one shooter, who was apprehended without incident outside of the Jewish Federation Building.
We are receiving reports that the man has been verified to be a man of Pakistani origin; police are also looking closely at possible bobby-traps he might have set in his vehicle.
We will provide more information as our on-site investigative sources report on this incident.
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According to one of our police sources, the FBI has "temporarily claimed jurisdiction" over this shooting, over the protests of at least one police official. The police official is telling our sources that this is to "delay the identification of the perp, and the motive for the shooting."
All specific details regarding the perpetrator and other factors will be contained in a special edition of the HQ INTEL-ALERT Private Intelligence Report.