Samy Mohammed Hamzeh
MILWAUKEE — Lawyers for the man accused of plotting a mass shooting in downtown Milwaukee have asked that his trial be delayed.
Samy Hamzeh’s trial was set to begin on Jan. 24th but his lawyers want that pushed back due to translation issues.
Hamzeh was indicted on three counts of knowingly receiving and possessing a firearm not registered to him — two machine guns and a silencer, charges to which he’s pleaded not guilty.
He’s accused of planning to kill at least 30 people. According to the criminal complaint, Hamzeh engaged in extensive conversations with two confidential sources, and those conversations, which were in Arabic, were monitored, recorded and translated by the FBI beginning in October 2015. During those recorded conversations, Hamzeh explained that he wanted to commit a domestic act of violence and, in January 2016, he settled on a Masonic temple in Milwaukee as
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