FBI Seeks Info On 2010 Shootings Targeting Military Facilities

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    The FBI is investigating whether a shooting at a Coast Guard recruiting station in Woodbridge, Va., is connected to four similar shootings in the past month. (Published Tuesday, Nov 2, 2010)

    It's been more than six months without resolution in a series of shootings aimed at military facilities in Northern Virginia. Now, authorities are making a new appeal to find the persons responsible.

    The shootings, which numbered five in all, occurred between mid-October and early November of 2010. Two occurred at the Marine Corps museum, one targeted the Pentagon, and two separate incidents happened at the Coast Guard and Marine recruiting stations in Chantilly and Woodbridge, Va.

    Fourth Shooting Targets Military Facility

    [DC] Fourth Shooting Targets Military Facility
    The fourth shooting in two weeks targeting military facilities was the second at the National Marine Corps Museum in Triangle, Va. (Published Friday, Oct 29, 2010)

    In each case, police say someone fired shots at the buildings in the early morning hours, or late at night. No one was injured, and several months later, no suspects have been arrested.

    Lindsay Godwin, spokesperson for the for the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, says investigators need assistance to change that.

    Shots Fired at Military Facility

    [DC] Shots Fired at Military Facility
    The FBI said this is the third shooting at a military facility in the D.C. area in the past 10 days. (Published Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010)

    "We're still reaching out to the public for any information that they might have, or any behaviors that they might have observed last fall that could lead to some new information coming in," she says.

    The bureau is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading the arrest and conviction of the person, or persons responsible for the shootings.

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