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By Associated Press
HELENA, Mont. – An Albanian citizen who spoke about joining ISIS and assassinating a New Zealand mosque was shot at a shooting gallery in Montana arrested, the authorities said Thursday. 21-year-old Fabian Alameti appeared on Thursday in front of a US judge indicted for possession of a firearm by an illegal user of a controlled substance and misrepresentations about international and domestic terrorism.
US Judge Judge Jeremiah Lynch ordered him for further proceedings.
John Alameti's public defender John Rhodes did not immediately issue a request for comment on Thursday.
The authorities did not interview Alameti until 2018, later he spoke for ISIS. On Facebook, the FBI Special Agent, Matthew Duermeier, said in a sworn statement to the court.
From January this year, Alameti spoke with a federal informer about the fight with the terrorist organization in Iraq and Syria and planning an attack in Iraq USA against a military facility, a recruiting center, a government building, a "gay club" or a Jewish temple, said Duermeier.
However, Alameti later said he would not launch an attack on US soil because the country granted him citizenship, according to the FBI agent.
Alameti told the informant that he had moved to Bozeman from his home in the Bronx last month for harboring his life in New York City because he had a family. He had a job interview in Montana, where it was easier to get a gun to buy, said Duermeier.
Alameti traveled by bus to Montana on March 15 when an armed man opened fire in a Christchurch mosque and killed 50 people. 19659009] He asked the state informer to send him a link to the video of the shootout because it would fire him. "I will attack arbitrary humans to avenge the blood," Alameti told the informant, after Duermeier.
Once in Bozeman, Alameti saw weapons in pawnshops and Wal-Mart and bought an air rifle. He was thrown out of a hotel for smoking marijuana and hospitalized on March 25 for obvious acute alcohol poisoning.
Following his release, he went to the Bozeman police to pick up his belongings, where he was interviewed by an official. In this interview, Alameti denied being associated with someone who had asked him to travel overseas, saying he had never expressed a desire to hurt Americans, never expressed a desire to fight the US military abroad, and never expressed a desire to fight for ISIS, said Duermeier.
On Tuesday another federal computer scientist recorded Alameti, who said that he would be able to die the next day when buying marijuana and said he wanted to "shoot" the hotel he had been kicked out of. He said he wanted to go to a shooting gallery the next day and shoot down a rifle he saw in a pawn shop, the FBI agent said.
On Wednesday, Alameti appeared at the shooting range and paid $ 35 for the rent an M1A rifle and was arrested when he took possession of it, Deurmeier said.
The federal state he was arrested for alleging that it is illegal to possess a gun while he is taking drugs, and the false accusation seems to be related to the replies Bozeman gave the police during his interview.