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Domestic terror suspect allegedly plotted to use car bomb on hospital during coronavirus outbreak

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ABC News

Domestic terror suspect allegedly plotted to use car bomb on hospital during coronavirus outbreak

The suspect was killed in the planning phase of the attack.

By Pierre Thomas, Jack Date, Mike Levine and Luke Barr

 The FBI announced on Wednesday night that a domestic terrorism suspect who was allegedly planning to use a car bomb at a local medical facility was killed during an attempt to apprehend him just outside of Kansas City, Missouri.

Timothy Wilson, 36, was "actively planning to commit an act of domestic terrorism -- a bombing -- and over the course of several months had considered several targets," according to the FBI. He had recently decided to target a hospital as news surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic picked up, sources familiar worth the investigation told ABC News.

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/amp/Politics/domestic-terrorist-allegedly-plotted-car-bomb-hospital-coronavirus/story?id=69803480