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Attorney: Uncle of Chattanooga shooter only a businessman

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A maternal uncle who hosted a Chattanooga shooter in Jordan for a few months final year is a businessman with no links to any belligerent groups, his profession says.

Abed al-Kader Ahmad al-Khateeb is a counsel for a uncle, Asaad Ibrahim Asaad Haj Ali.

Al-Khateeb told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Haj Ali has been incarcerated given a day after his nephew Mohamad Youssef Abdulazeez pounded dual troops sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee, murdering 4 Marines and a sailor. The attacks took place Thursday. The profession says Haj Ali has not been charged with any crimes.

Al-Khateeb says Abdulazeez stayed with a uncle in Jordan, though usually to assistance him with his tiny cellphone business. Al-Khateeb says conjunction Abdulazeez nor his uncle was eremite or belonged to any arrange of domestic organization.

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