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FBI involved in fatal shooting near Universal Orlando [Connection to Boston Bombing]
ClickOrlando.com ^ | May 22, 2013 | Unknown

Posted on 05/22/2013 3:19:27 AM PDT by No One Special

Friends say victim knew Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev

ORLANDO, Fla. - The FBI confirms a special agent was involved in a deadly shooting early Wednesday near Universal Orlando, and two friends of the victim say he was from Chechnya and knew one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

The fatal shooting happened just after midnight at 6022 Peregrine Avenue in Orlando.

"We are currently responding to a shooting incident involving an FBI special agent," FBI Special Agent Dave Couvertier told Local 6. "The incident occurred in Orlando, Florida. The agent encountered the suspect while conducting official duties. The suspect is deceased. We do not have any further details at this time. We expect to have more information later this morning."

The FBI has not confirmed the link to the Boston bombing, but the friends say the man killed by the agent knew Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed in a shootout with police near Boston days after the marathon bombing.

No other details were immediately known.

Watch Local 6 News and stay with ClickOrlando.com for more on this story.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Florida; US: Massachusetts; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bbtriplemurder; boston; bostonbombing; florida; ibragimtodashev; keystonecops; marathon; massachusetts; triplemurder; waronterror
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1 posted on 05/22/2013 3:19:27 AM PDT by No One Special
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To: No One Special

More “sleepers”. In six months, we probably will find out there’s fifty of them around the US. Get used to a sleeper-event every month or two after that.


2 posted on 05/22/2013 3:22:21 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: No One Special

Jihadis do not like to be confronted or taken in for questioning. FBI getting more serious about these people after embarrassment of Boston.


3 posted on 05/22/2013 3:22:34 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: No One Special

so nice to hear the terrorists have moved down to florida.


4 posted on 05/22/2013 3:23:24 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do uwhen I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

since before 9/11...


5 posted on 05/22/2013 3:24:14 AM PDT by RaceBannon (Telling the truth about RINOS, PAULTARDS, Liberals and Muslims has become hate speech)
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To: No One Special

The suspect is deceased.......What a great start to the morning.

BA


6 posted on 05/22/2013 3:24:39 AM PDT by Battle Axe (Repent, for the coming of the Lord is nigh.)
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To: No One Special
FBI involved in fatal shooting near Universal Orlando . . . Friends say victim knew Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Unsurprisingly, the probable terrorist is called a "victim" by this journalist. Equally unsurprising - the self-confessed murderer in Boston is called a "suspect". I miss the days when words had real meanings.

7 posted on 05/22/2013 3:26:24 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: No One Special

Orlando in June will be crowded with vacationers and their kids. Just the sort of target the jihadis would like.


8 posted on 05/22/2013 3:26:50 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: pepsionice

Thought there would be more people than just those two brothers involved with the Boston Marathon attack.


9 posted on 05/22/2013 3:31:14 AM PDT by Freedom of Speech Wins
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To: Freedom of Speech Wins

I thought Obama said it was just those two??? /s


10 posted on 05/22/2013 3:34:24 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do uwhen I have a fire.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Universal has been checking each bag and each purse at the end of the moving sidewalks since 911. Nobody gets past this without the check first. I also noticed security not checking bags seem to be profiling like the Israelis do. Whenever in Orlando, I like to go to Margaritaville for dinner. Some neat stuff technically in the park and friends of mine have programmed some of the attractions, but been in the two parks once now that is crossed off the list. OK once, but more than once is too much.

The location of the shooting is an apartment complex almost right next door. Maybe chose the location because of all the international travelers so it would be easy to mix with the tourists.


12 posted on 05/22/2013 3:41:33 AM PDT by mazda77
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More friends of Obama. As well as Obama being derelict in his duties. Just want to be the first - OBAMA’S FAULT


13 posted on 05/22/2013 3:46:04 AM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: pepsionice

Florida keeps cropping up in this. I think the fact that the jihadis have a sort of academic outpost here (remember Sami al Arian?) combined with the fact that Florida is easily accessible from abroad and has always had a kind of tolerant, Wild West attitude to unusual behavior and unsual types probably makes it easy for them.

As usual, the Muslims are taking advantage of something good and destroying it.


14 posted on 05/22/2013 3:46:53 AM PDT by livius
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks No One Special.
"The incident occurred in Orlando, Florida. The agent encountered the suspect while conducting official duties. The suspect is deceased. We do not have any further details at this time. We expect to have more information later this morning."

15 posted on 05/22/2013 3:51:15 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: driftdiver

Either he did not attend his intelligence briefing that year or he was not told about the problem only finding out when he read the papers.


16 posted on 05/22/2013 4:09:16 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: No One Special

Friend of the Boston bomber -
from Chechnya
Near Universal Orlando
shot by FBI agent

was this Chechen ‘friend’ planning another pressure cooker type bombing in Florida?


17 posted on 05/22/2013 4:09:52 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: driftdiver

Video still up on the FBI site shows a man with a hat and a bag following the two brothers. He is there in the first two sequences of the video but not the third. Also the guy looks down spotting the camera.


18 posted on 05/22/2013 4:13:47 AM PDT by Freedom of Speech Wins
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To: No One Special
Nothing to see here... muzzie with nuke in bathroom... planning to blow up Disneyworld... nothing to see here people.

I know the above is rhetoric speculation but who trusts our government to ever tell us the truth?

LLS

19 posted on 05/22/2013 4:16:29 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: mazda77

This suspect would fit right in with the MetroWest community, not a surprise.

The condo development this guy was killed inside of is the same one that large numbers of Universal hourly employees rent in, in cramped conditions, to save money. It’s old for Central FL, built in early to mid 1970’s.


20 posted on 05/22/2013 4:17:56 AM PDT by JerseyHighlander
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