The Blaze reports:
Within those pages allegedly written by Mohammod Abdulazeez, dating back as far as 2013, a troubled young man’s journey with depression, suicidal thoughts, crippling debt and rampant drug abuse — both prescription and non — come to life. After he lost his job because of his drug habits, he wrote about “becoming a martyr,” his family representative said according to ABC.
But what the FBI still haven’t found is his motive for unloading his gun on two unguarded military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee — places where a sign banning guns hung in stark contrast on the doors riddled with bullet holes following the deadly shooting. During the shooting rampage, four Marines died and one Navy sailor succumbed to his injuries days later.
According to the family representative, Abdulazeez showed no outward signs of radicalization, but said the young man “was susceptible to bad influences” as he could easily be affected by watching news reports of events such as the killings of children in Syria.
On Friday, the FBI said they had no indication that Abdulazeez was inspired by the Islamic State.
The family representative claimed Abdulazeez’s family tried unsuccessfully a number of times to get him help for his mental illness and away from his friends who encouraged drinking and smoking marijuana. That help included a seven-month trip to Jordan last year in order to “get him away from bad influences in the U.S.,” his family said.
What details we've learned so far suggests that Abdulazeez certainly was troubled, but that his family dispatched him to Jordan as a means to expose him to a different environment and after he returned, he targeted and murdered five unarmed U.S. servicemen. The investigation continues, but we may be seeing the important details already…
Read more about Mohammod Abdulazeez' diary at The Blaze