Luis Ibarra-Hernandez, 21, from Albertville, was charged with attempted murder after he is believed to have shot the windows out of at least two businesses in Alabama City early Sunday to lure police officers to the area to engage in a shoot-out. Luis Ibarra-Hernandez is thought to be an Islamic extremist.
“After the man was taken into custody, he reported that he knew he must do something extreme to draw attention to Islam and himself, so he planned to shoot police officers,” Gadsden Police Capt. Regina May said.
Gadsden police officers responded to alarm calls for glass breakage after doors were shot out about 1:30 a.m. Sunday at AutoZone and Rainbow Food Mart near the intersection of 27th Street and West Meighan Boulevard. Source: Gadsden Times