Washington, The FBI is investigating the possibility that this week’s deadly shooting in Jersey City, that claimed the lives of six people, was an act of domestic terrorism, the state’s Attorney General said.
“We continue to gather evidence related to motive,” Efe news quoted Attorney General Gurbir Grewal as saying on Thursday.
“We believe the suspects held views reflective of hatred of the Jewish people and law enforcement.
“We believe the two shooters were acting on their own,” he added.
Six people, including shooters David Anderson, 47, and Francine Graham, 50, died on Tuesday during a protracted gun-battle in Jersey City, just across the Hudson River from the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Anderson and Graham first killed Joseph Seal, a police detective who belonged to a unit responsible for removing illegal guns from the streets. They then fled the scene in a van and holed themselves up inside a kosher supermarket in the Greenville neighbourhood, which is home to a growing community of Orthodox Jews...