A former soldier of the National guard of the United States Esteban Santiago, a suspect in the shooting at the airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, spoke in November to the FBI, claiming that the government controls his mind and forces us to watch videos of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). About it reports Associated Press with reference to a source in law enforcement bodies.
Agents of the Bureau in anchorage, according to the interlocutor of the Agency, after a conversation with Santiago went to the police, which was to assess the state of his mental health.
Earlier it became known that a criminal who opened fire at the airport in Fort Lauderdale found the documents in the name of the 26-year-old Esteban Santiago. According to police, he flew to Fort Lauderdale flight airline Delta from anchorage, Alaska.
The suspect’s brother Brian Santiago said that Esteban during the year he fought in the National guard in Iraq, later moved to Alaska, where he served as a sapper. In August of 2016, he was dismissed from the ranks of the National guard for unsatisfactory service.
Shooting at the airport of Fort Lauderdale took place on the afternoon of January 6. Killing five people, 13 of them were hospitalized. The perpetrator was detained, police believe that he acted alone.