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Florida police say mass shooting by Filipino at mosque thwarted

Filipino immigrant Bernandino Bolatete was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida on a weapons charge. Police say he planned to commit a mass shooting at a local mosque. FACEBOOK

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Law enforcement authorities said they prevented a mass shooting at a Jacksonville mosque and arrested a 69-year-old Filipino immigrant who allegedly hated Muslims.

Police charged Bernandino Gawala Bolatete with having a silencer not registered to him in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record but obtained from an undercover officer. The silencer was sold December 1 in the parking lot of Academy Sports and Outdoors at 11901 Atlantic Blvd.

Bolatete, a green card holder, was arrested at his home and faces up to 10 years in federal prison if he is convicted on the weapons charge.

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The investigation started in October when the Sheriff’s Office received a tip that Bolatete “expressed

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Florida police say mass shooting by Filipino at mosque thwarted …

Filipino immigrant Bernandino Bolatete was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida on a weapons charge. Police say he planned to commit a mass shooting at a local mosque. FACEBOOK

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Law enforcement authorities said they prevented a mass shooting at a Jacksonville mosque and arrested a 69-year-old Filipino immigrant who allegedly hated Muslims.

Police charged Bernandino Gawala Bolatete with having a silencer not registered to him in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record but obtained from an undercover officer. The silencer was sold December 1 in the parking lot of Academy Sports and Outdoors at 11901 Atlantic Blvd.

Bolatete, a green card holder, was arrested at his home and faces up to 10 years in federal prison if he is convicted on the weapons charge.

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The investigation started in October when the Sheriff’s Office received a tip that Bolatete “expressed

Read more at: http://usa.inquirer.net/8580/florida-police-say-mass-shooting-filipino-mosque-thwarted

Florida Serial Killer Reminds Us Why Society Is Obsessed With Mysterious Mass Murderers

A possible killer is on the loose in Florida, fueling fear across Tampa, and obsession across the rest of the U.S. There’s a reason Google searches have spiked for “serial killer,” and  serial killer-themed TV shows are booming with views—there are fewer serial killers today than in the past four decades.

Police in Tampa are escorting children to school and a city bus changed its usual route after three people were shot and killed off of the bus routes. All the killings took place within a one-mile radius, and police believe the killings are linked, according to the Associated Press.

None of the victims knew each other and none was robbed. The only thing they had in common were that they rode the bus alone and were shot on the

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Florida deputy accused of leaking video of mass shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A veteran Florida deputy has been arrested on accusations that he recorded video of a gunman opening fire inside the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in January, reports CBS Miami.

Two days after five died and six were wounded in a Jan. 6 mass shooting at the airport, video surfaced on TMZ.com showing the shooter walking through a terminal, opening fire on passengers. Esteban Santiago, 26, has pleaded not guilty to 22 federal charges in the case.

Arm yourself, ‘This is War’ Florida sheriff declares after Orlando mass shooting

by: Sandra Nortunen, Palm Beach Post
Updated: Jun 11, 2017 – 3:03 PM


Guns are lined up on a wall in this photo. Brevard County, Florida Sheriff Wayne Ivey is urging residents to arm themselves against the next terrorist or lone wolf attack. ‘This is war,’ Ivey declared in a Facebook video.
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A Florida sheriff is calling on people to arm themselves in preparation for the next terrorist attack or workplace shooting.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey posted a 4-minute video on Facebook explaining why he believes residents need to carry weapons. The call to arms follows a mass shooting at a company in Orlando that left five people dead.

“Folks, now more than ever is the time for our citizens to be prepared to serve as the first

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Mass shooting at workplace in Florida

(WKMG) ORLANDO, Fla. – A gunman fatally shot five of his former coworkers then killed himself during a mass shooting at an Orange County business Monday morning, according to sheriff’s officials.

Seven people who work at Fiamma, the RV accessory business where the shooting took place, survived the incident without any injuries.

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