Navy Petty Officer Randall Smith, who was critically wounded during Thursday’s Chattanooga, Tennessee, killing spree by terrorist Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, has died.
The Daily Mail reported:
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, 26, passed away in hospital at 2.17am on Saturday, the Navy confirmed.
A logistics specialist, Smith was the fifth victim to succumb to his injuries after gunman Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez opened fire on Thursday afternoon.
He is survived by his wife of four years, Angie Smith, and three daughters under the age of six.
Fox News anchor Heather Childers tweeted:
BREAKING: US Navy says sailor injured in Chattanooga shooting has died.
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 18, 2015
Smith, an Ohio native, was commemorated by Ohio Gov. John Kasich:
The murders in Chattanooga have claimed another victim, & Ohio has lost another hero. Prayers for Randall Smith of Paulding Co & his family.
— John Kasich (@JohnKasich) July 18, 2015
Many who responded blamed President Barack Obama for his relaxed immigration policies and his campaign of “leading from behind” in the Middle East.
@AP Thanks for bringing the war on terror home, @BarackObama #FortHood #Boston #Chattanooga Can’t wait for Iran’s firework show here.
— Silly Elsa (@Silly_Elsa) July 18, 2015
@RobinJohnson54 @AP @brithume Obama will be so proud his boy gets credited with another kill. Obama’s war on America.
— edintampa (@edintampa) July 18, 2015
But most were simply heartbroken.
@AP @wsbtv SO SAD!!! I wonder if the flags in Washington are at half mass….#probablynot #tobusyhonoringmuslimsthisweek @POTUS
— Kim Highfield (@kimmesue75) July 18, 2015
@AP @brithume Prayers up for all five victims. Arm the military!
— Wayne Petersen (@vonrikkor) July 18, 2015
— shannon chandler (@ShanChan_37) July 18, 2015
Finally, The Gateway Pundit’s Jim Holt tweeted:
Sad News: Navy Petty Officer Randall Smith became 5th victim of Chattanooga terror attack pic.twitter.com/5sBUpQOEsr
— Jim Hoft (@gatewaypundit) July 18, 2015
Rest in peace, Sailor. May you enjoy fair winds and following seas.
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