In Honor of 4 Marines Who Lost Their Lives in Chattanooga Shooting (PHOTOS)

On Thursday, four Marines lost their lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee, when Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez opened fired on them an AK-47 style weapon. The 24-year-old suspected shooter is now dead, but he killed some pretty extraordinary men before he was eventually gunned down by law enforcement.

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Not much is known about Abdulazeez's motive for hitting two targets on Thursday. According to witnesses, Abdulazeez first shot through the glass doors of a military recruiting center in a strip mall, then drove in a rented silver Ford Mustang seven miles to a naval reserve center. He rammed into a gate at some point during his rampage and was killed by police.

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Four marines were tragically killed on their home turf, and we'd like to honor their service and memory here.

 

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