D.C. sniper attacks - Wikipedia



Wednesday 23 October:
Schools re-open despite sniper fears
Thousands of anxious students returned to school in the Washington area on Wednesday morning amid heightened security after a serial sniper threatened to target children.

Locations of the fifteen sniper attacks in the D.C
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Monday 21 October:
'Men arrested' in sniper hunt
Police searching for the sniper arrest two men in connection with the shootings, but both are later released without charge.


The Washington Sniper - Altered Dimensions Paranormal

Wife of Washington sniper reveals the chilling reasons …
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Friday 25 October:
Sniper prosecutors seek death penalty
Authorities in Montgomery, Alabama, have said they intend to seek the death penalty against John Allen Muhammad, 41, and his stepson John Lee Malvo, 17, the two suspects in the Washington sniper killings.


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A skilled mechanic, Muhammad put his talents to evil use, making a sniper nest out of the trunk of his car. He and Malvo worked as team in the shooting with one man firing the rifle while the other watched the victims. They often targeted people doing simple, everyday tasks, such as pumping their gas or leaving a store. In total, they killed 10 people and injured three others in the D.C. area.

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By the fall of 2002, Muhammad and Malvo had moved on from tree stumps to real-life victims. They were involved in a liquor store shooting in Alabama before beginning their assault on the Washington, D.C. area in October. Muhammad's ex-wife Mildred and his three children lived in nearby Maryland and there were reports that Muhammad stalked the family around the time of sniper attacks.

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Friday 11 October:
Killing triggers massive manhunt
Police erected scores of roadblocks outside Washington after the latest shooting in which a man was shot at a petrol station at Fredericksburg in Virginia.

Washington sniper to be executed without revealing …

Under Virginia law, a condemned man may select whether to die by the electric chair or lethal election. Muhammad, who was born John Allen Williams but changed his name when he converted to Islam, declined to choose and officials therefore decided on the injection method.