Twitter Account Tied to Texas Shooting Is Connected to ISIS

A Twitter account that preemptively alluded to Sunday’s shooting outside a Texas event featuring cartoons of the Muslim prophet Mohammed was linked to ISIS global social media accounts. The account may have belonged to Elton Simpson, an Arizona man known to the FBI from a previous terror investigation. The Twitter account Shariah is Light used the hashtag #texasattack before the violence erupted on Sunday in Garland, Texas, at the “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest.

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