Tennessee Man Arrested for ‘Sniper’ Attack Plan on Texas-Mexico Border, FBI Docs Reveal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A Tennessee man has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly planning a sniper attack on the Texas-Mexico border, according to court documents.

The man had reportedly been under surveillance by the FBI and had expressed a desire to target law enforcement offices and mosques. He also allegedly made threats to kill Democrats and others he considered to be traitors.

The suspect was found to be in possession of a large cache of weapons, including a sniper rifle and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition, prompting authorities to take swift action in apprehending him.

This arrest comes amid heightened concerns about domestic terrorism and the growing threat of violence from individuals with extremist ideologies.

The individual’s intentions to carry out an attack on the border emphasize the need for continued vigilance and the critical role of law enforcement in preventing such acts of violence.

Authorities have reminded the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to help prevent potential acts of domestic terrorism.

The FBI is urging communities to work together with law enforcement to address growing concerns about individuals expressing violent extremist views and to prevent further acts of violence.