USATODAY – January 6, 2017: A gunman (Esteban Santiago) opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale airport Friday, killing five people and wounding eight before being taken into custody, officials said.
The 26-year-old former National Guardsman showed up unannounced – and troubled – at the Anchorage, Alaska offices of the FBI.
There, according to the FBI, Santiago told federal authorities that U.S. intelligence agencies had gained control of his mind and were urging him to fight for the Islamic State terror group. While the report was initially alarming, it was soon clear that the young man’s reported complaint was more a cry for medical treatment than a matter meriting the attention of counter-terrorism officials.
Yet the troubling episode is now part of an emerging profile of a deeply disturbed man described by his aunt Friday as someone who had “lost his mind.”
“Like a month ago, it was like he lost his mind,” she said “He said he saw things.” Link: Read Complete Article