2 June 2009: It is unknown if he acted alone or whether this was intended as an isolated attack. What is known is that 24 year-old Carlos Leon Bledsoe, who changed his name to the Islamic Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad, opened fire at an Army-Navy recruiting station in Little Rock, Arkansas yesterday, killing one soldier and critically injuring another. Muhammad was arrested shortly after his shooting spree in his vehicle. Police found more than one hundred rounds of ammunition, an SKS assault rifle, 2 pistols, and 2 military books inside of his vehicle.According to police, Muhammad had recently returned from Yemen using a Somali passport, and was under investigation by the FBIâ€™s Â Joint Terrorist Task Force since his return from Yemen.
The victims in Mondayâ€™s attack were identified as Private William Long, 23 was died at the scene, and Private Quinton Ezeagwula, 18 who was wounded while taking a break outside the U.S. Army recruiting station where they both were working at the time.
Investigators from the Northeast Intelligence Network are following this incident closely.