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Santa Monica Shooter Identified Middle East Name John Zawahri
Gateway Pundit ^ | June 8, 2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 06/08/2013 3:47:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

John Zawahri lays dead on the sidewalk after shooting people and killing his own father and brother on Friday. (RYOT)

Zawahri had mental issues as a juvenile. Authorities kept his name from the public for several hours.

The LA Times reported:

The suspect was identified by five law enforcement sources in Washington and Los Angeles as John Zawahri, in his 20s.

Other sources with knowledge of the investigation said detectives believe the shooting was sparked by a family dispute of some kind but emphasized that the investigation was still in its early stages.

The suspect’s past mental health issues occurred when he was juvenile, the law enforcement source said, but no further details were offered....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; islam; jihad; terrorism
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1 posted on 06/08/2013 3:48:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

evidently an Orthodox Jew


2 posted on 06/08/2013 3:48:46 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

work place violence again?


3 posted on 06/08/2013 3:50:20 PM PDT by llevrok (Joe Biden is the Fredo Corleone of the Obama crime family.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I will never ever believe an MSM version of events regarding “Arabic sounding” names involved in crimes..


4 posted on 06/08/2013 3:50:25 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Skip impeachment and move straight to deportation..)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He had “mental issues” known as islam.


5 posted on 06/08/2013 3:50:34 PM PDT by Edgar3 (Don't THREAD on me!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Authorities kept his name from the public for several hours.

I wonder why? Maybe to give the commie libs and their toads on MSN and CNN enough time to blame it on whitey and the TEA Party.

6 posted on 06/08/2013 3:50:47 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Authorities kept his name from the public for several hours but within the first few minutes identified him over and over and over as a white male...
7 posted on 06/08/2013 3:51:23 PM PDT by JoanneSD
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This sounds--for once--like a crazy guy who happens to be a (likely) Muslim, but was not a jihadi. Just my opinion based on available facts, but we'll learn more.
8 posted on 06/08/2013 3:51:57 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: Pharmboy
With a name like John, I'm not sure you can say he was a Muslim.
9 posted on 06/08/2013 3:56:51 PM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Amish strike again....no surprise


10 posted on 06/08/2013 3:57:37 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Earlier thread here said his first name was Christopher...hmmmm......can’t find it now, must have been bogus.


11 posted on 06/08/2013 3:57:41 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medecine is the keystone in the arch of socialism - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
WH spinners working furiously to make this a mental health issue.

Can't have 2 Muslim-caused killings (Boston & Santa Monica) on US soil so close together dontcha know.

No way to blame Bush.

12 posted on 06/08/2013 3:59:23 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Las Vegas Ron

His brother is named Christopher..this is his younger brother John, who today would have turned 24 years old, guess he wanted to go out with a bang..the police may have made the same mistake that occurred in Newtown after the shooting, Adam Lanza had ID from his brother and he was initially ID’d as the shooter but it was his brother


13 posted on 06/08/2013 4:00:56 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Edgar3

Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner!


14 posted on 06/08/2013 4:01:29 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: what's up

Maybe he can ask Trayvon what really happened?
More of 0’s sons!
At least the family reuinon is in hell!


15 posted on 06/08/2013 4:01:48 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: what's up

“No way to blame Bush.”

There’s always a way to blame Bush.


16 posted on 06/08/2013 4:02:48 PM PDT by running_dog_lackey
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To: Las Vegas Ron

His brother (one of his victims) was named Chris.


17 posted on 06/08/2013 4:02:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: VanShuyten
With a name like John, I'm not sure you can say he was a Muslim.

Yahya.

With a name like "Schmuck" it's got to be good.

18 posted on 06/08/2013 4:04:29 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: what's up
WH spinners working furiously to make this a mental health issue.

Not only that, what's up, but it's proof positive we need more so-called "gun control."

19 posted on 06/08/2013 4:07:38 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: running_dog_lackey

Yahya Hussein Obama Zawahri.


20 posted on 06/08/2013 4:08:50 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: Puppage
The Amish strike again....no surprise

dumBO's FBI converge on Pennsylvania Dutch country.

21 posted on 06/08/2013 4:08:58 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: ncfool

Well, surprise, surprise, surprise, to quote Gomer Pyle.


22 posted on 06/08/2013 4:18:24 PM PDT by alloysteel (If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda; 2ndDivisionVet

Ahhh, thank you, that would explain why the other thread was pulled.


23 posted on 06/08/2013 4:25:09 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medecine is the keystone in the arch of socialism - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hours ago I saw something online saying he was Lebanese. He might very well be a Christian rather than a Muslim.


24 posted on 06/08/2013 4:44:47 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If I were covering this tragedy this is what I have done.
Previous domestic reports.
Meds and diagnosis, any report of premature release.
If there’s an Eastern rite church in the area check with them, probably a drop out. Christian first names a no no for muzzies.
Weapon used if stolen important part of story.

If this is the case MSM won’t cover it, doesn’t fit their agenda..


25 posted on 06/08/2013 4:46:46 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

No problem..and Im thinking that is why the police took so long to ID him..ABC 7 has already identified him as John Zawahri and today would have been his 24th birthday..strange because the next door neighbor of the mother said that Christopher was the strange one and that he lived with her


26 posted on 06/08/2013 4:48:42 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ncfool

I don’t think Zawahiri is a jewish name.


27 posted on 06/08/2013 4:52:11 PM PDT by Psiman (PS I am not a crackpot)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Whenever the media delays in giving out a name, AND is very quick to give a motive (psychological and family problems), go to Vegas and put it all on "Muslim" giving the points.
28 posted on 06/08/2013 4:52:25 PM PDT by fhayek (The sarcasm in this post is self-evident. Just in case it was missed, I post this disclaimer.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

GOTTA be Amish


29 posted on 06/08/2013 4:53:28 PM PDT by struggle
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


30 posted on 06/08/2013 4:55:05 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Question: Which one lived with Mom.


31 posted on 06/08/2013 4:55:56 PM PDT by bunster
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To: Psiman

Sounds like Goldstein


32 posted on 06/08/2013 4:58:18 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: bunster

From what the neighbor said Chris was the one that lived with Mom, that is what was so confusing..Chris lived with his mother and John lived with his father..the neighbor said that Chris was the weird one, would howl like a dog and scream at his mother..never left the apartment..now apparently its John who was the shooter since today was his birthday and it matches up


33 posted on 06/08/2013 4:59:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: VanShuyten
With a name like John, I'm not sure you can say he was a Muslim.

Would you suspect someone with a name like "Keith Ellison" of being a Muslim?

34 posted on 06/08/2013 4:59:43 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: vladimir998
He might very well be a Christian rather than a Muslim.

Well that's not very "Love thy neighbor" or "Thou shalt not kill" of him. It's the action of a poor Christian, or a good moslem.

35 posted on 06/08/2013 5:00:03 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: fhayek

When the ABC 7 reporter a little while ago said the gunman’s name, she said his last name very quickly and tried to make it sound as American as possible..and yes your absolutely right, whenever you hear about marital problems or how “He didn’t fit in” you can pretty much guarantee the suspect is Muslim..but in this case I dont believe the gunman was a Muslim, not with a name like John and Christopher, sounds like they were Lebanese Christians


36 posted on 06/08/2013 5:01:33 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: VanShuyten
With a name like John, I'm not sure you can say he was a Muslim.

More than likely, he isn't.

Reportedly, the family is Jordanian / Lebanese and belongs to the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church.

Also, the father is a silent key, N6KXL.

37 posted on 06/08/2013 5:03:43 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Uncle Ayman?


38 posted on 06/08/2013 5:04:00 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: nascarnation

The Zawahri family is Jordanian Christian. I’ve met some of them from Ohio. This family is indeed related to the ones in Ohio.


39 posted on 06/08/2013 5:08:04 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Proof That The Golden State Gun Laws prevent Violence


40 posted on 06/08/2013 5:15:03 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.))
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To: Fresh Wind

Come to think of it, I’d expect someone named Keith Ellison to be a ginger tall guy, not a short black dude.


41 posted on 06/08/2013 5:19:24 PM PDT by txhurl (RNC 'voter suppression': attempting to limit each voter to ONE vote!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Zawahir is a tribal area in Abu Dhabi, populated by the tribe of that name.


42 posted on 06/08/2013 5:45:41 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: ncfool
Article says the murdered father's name was Samir Zawahri.

Samir is typically an Egyptian name. So is Zawahri (or variants, e.g. the name of Al Qaeda's #2, Ayman al Zawahiri).

My guess: The parents might be Coptic Christian immigrants from Egypt. Or Muslim.

43 posted on 06/08/2013 6:19:05 PM PDT by shhrubbery! (NIH!)
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To: llevrok

You know the MSM wanted a white middle aged conservative man... the gold standard for the press .... and other liberal haters.


44 posted on 06/08/2013 7:50:19 PM PDT by GOPJ (MSNBC is to news channels as Ringling Bros' Clown College is to Harvard University. - - Greenfield)
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To: JoanneSD
Authorities kept his name from the public for several hours but within the first few minutes identified him over and over and over as a white male...

Had it been a white male NRA member the networks would still be covering it 24/7...

45 posted on 06/08/2013 7:51:50 PM PDT by GOPJ (MSNBC is to news channels as Ringling Bros' Clown College is to Harvard University. - - Greenfield)
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To: JoanneSD

Even now, news briefs are only referring to the murderer as a male and his age.


46 posted on 06/08/2013 8:00:10 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Toespi

The first article here about this had the police declining to comment on motive.. anonymously.


47 posted on 06/08/2013 8:09:42 PM PDT by txhurl (RNC 'voter suppression': attempting to limit each voter to ONE vote!)
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To: VanShuyten

As I said in my original post, “likely” came before “Muslim,” so I did not say he was Muslim.


48 posted on 06/08/2013 8:11:03 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: GOPJ

Saturday evening 10 pm news still would not release the name of the shooter. They said pending notification of out of the country relative’s. Politically correct news in Kansas City. Hearst corporation.


49 posted on 06/08/2013 8:51:44 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/media-covers-up-muslim-mass-shooter-in-california/


50 posted on 06/08/2013 8:57:01 PM PDT by EternalVigilance ('He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that they cannot carry out their plans.' -- Job 5:12)
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