A shooting has occurred at the Pentagon in Washington, DC leaves two Pentagon officers shot near Metro Station and the suspect critically injured. injured. According to first reports, the police officers injuries were grazing injuries and they were able to return fire. The suspects injuries were much more severe. It was later confirmed that the suspect was dead.
A gunman coolly drew a weapon from his pocket and opened fire at the subway entrance to the Pentagon complex Thursday evening, wounding two police officers before being shot and critically wounded, officials said. The two officers suffered grazing wounds and were being treated in a hospital, said Richard Keevill, chief of Pentagon police. Authorities had no motive for the shooting.
Before the LEFT and the MSM can call the shooting suspect a right wing militia type or Tea Party member, it is discovered that he was a Bush-hater and a 911 truther.
John Patrick Bedell, 36, of Hollister, Calif., was identified as the shooter. Officials said they’d found no immediate connection to terrorism but had not ruled it out.
Signs emerged that Bedell harbored ill feelings toward the government and the armed forces, and had questioned the circumstances behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
In an Internet posting, a user by the name JPatrickBedell wrote that he was “determined to see that justice is served” in the death of Marine Col. James Sabow, who was found dead in the backyard of his California home in 1991. The death was ruled a suicide but the case has long been the source of theories of a cover up.
9NEWS NOW and wusa9.com have learned the officers are identified as Jeff Amos and Marvin Carraway.