Skip to comments.Recruitment Shooting Suspect Doesn't Think Killing Was Murder (June 2009)
Posted on 01/08/2010 10:49:45 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
A Muslim convert charged with fatally shooting an American soldier at a military recruiting center said Tuesday that he doesn't consider the killing a murder because U.S. military action in the Middle East made the killing justified.
"I do feel I'm not guilty," Abdulhakim Muhammad told The Associated Press in a collect call from the Pulaski County jail. "I don't think it was murder, because murder is when a person kills another person without justified reason."
Pvt. William Andrew Long, 23, of Conway had just completed basic training and was volunteering at the west Little Rock recruiting office before starting an assignment in South Korea. He was shot dead June 1 while smoking a cigarette outside the building, and a fellow soldier, Pvt. Quinton I. Ezeagwula, 18, of Jacksonville was wounded.
Ezeagwula spoke briefly at a news conference at a Jacksonville recruiting center Tuesday, saying he had wounds in his back, head and buttocks from the shooting.
The private, who also had just completed basic training, said he hopes to become a heavy equipment operator in the Army and later serve as a drill instructor. An Army captain repeatedly stopped Ezeagwula from answering questions about what happened during the shooting or his thoughts about the suspect.
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A somewhat forgotten terror attack under hussein.
This was the Mumia defense, as far as I could discern. He never denied the act, but only insisted that he was innocent of the charge of murder.
Yep. Terror attack. Most forgotten.
Cool. Have someone from the dead troops unit come up, and beat this pig excreta to death with a baseball bat. He’ll have had good reason too. I wonder what Abdullmutallahterrorist will think of that. Probably consider it a violation of his human rights.
Holder: Well, now that you put it that way, charges dismissed!
0bama has never commented on this terrorist attack.
His teleprompter called in sick that day.
When we execute you, you POS, we won’t call it capital punishment, just self-defense.
Sounds fair to me.
That makes him an unlawful combatant whom we can execute out of hand.
Somebody get me a rope.
His own argument sounds like he is putting himself in the position of being a un—uniformed soldier in a war.
Not a case for criminal charges in my opinion.
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