Jack Teixeira: Suspected leaker made threats and researched shootings, US says

Posted on AllSides April 27th, 2023
From The Center
Defense and Security, Classified Information, Violence in America

A US airman suspected of leaking dozens of classified files had a history of making violent threats and researched mass shootings, prosecutors allege.

Jack Teixeira wrote on social media that he wanted to kill a "ton of people" as a way of "culling the weak minded", according to a court filing.

The 18-page document also claimed the 21-year-old asked what type of rifle would be easy to operate from an SUV.

On Thursday, prosecutors will argue he should remain in jail until his trial.

Mr Teixeira will appear at the...

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