3 Suspects in Bombing of Minnesota Mosque Face Weapons Charges
14 March, 2018, 19:22
In court files authorities say Hari, McWhorter and Morris were responsible for the bombing of a mosque in Bloomington, Minn., on August 5, 2017, and the attempted bombing of the Women's Health Practice in Champaign, Ill., on November 7, 2017. McWhorter and Mack will make their respective initial appearances at a date to be determined by the U.S. Clerk of the Court. 2017 blast at Dar Al-Farooq an act of terrorism.
It identifies them as Michael B. Hari, 47; Joe Morris, 22; Michael McWhorter, 29.
Each of the men has been charged with arson in connection with the mosque bombing. According to the court affidavit, Hari often stays at his parents' home because his home has no running water or electricity.
McWhorter allegedly admitted his involvement in bombing the mosque and the attempt on the women's clinic, and told investigators that each of the three men had specific roles in the attack.
McWhorter allegedly told an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent during an interview that the three rented a pickup in Champaign and drove more than 500 miles (805 kilometers) to Minnesota with a plan to bomb the mosque, according to a criminal complaint.
"We would look at the wall as not just a physical barrier to immigration but also as a symbol of the American determination to defend our culture, our language, our heritage, from any outsiders", said Hari in an interview a year ago.
It wasn't clear from the complaint why the men may have targeted a mosque so far from IL.
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One of the tipsters told authorities the men talked about flinging the pipe bomb through the window of a mosque, documents show. The fire was extinguished by the sprinklers. The truck then sped away, the affidavit said. All three hail from Clarence, a small rural community and it is still unclear why they targeted the specific Minnesota mosque more than 500 miles from where they reside.
The affidavit said Mr. Morris later complained to a confidential law enforcement source that the device had not gone off and that he had no idea why.
The complaint also said nothing about a possible motivation for the clinic attack.
Later Tuesday, the executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said that there were still many questions that need answering.
Minneapolis FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge Robert Bone believes the Muslim community is no longer under any threat from this specific incident.
The Islamic Center primarily serves Somalis in the Minneapolis area and houses a mosque and religious school for children. Minnesota is home to an estimated 57,000 Somalis, the largest Somali population outside of east Africa, according to the MN State Demographic Center. There has been no news on whether the reward has been paid.
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