Justin Nojan Sullivan, 19, exits the Federal courthouse in Charlotte Monday afternoon, June 22, 2015. Federal authorities say he tried to buy a semi-automatic rifle last week at the Hickory Gun Show to kill on behalf of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL.
Justin Nojan Sullivan, 19, exits the Federal courthouse in Charlotte Monday afternoon, June 22, 2015. Federal authorities say he tried to buy a semi-automatic rifle last week at the Hickory Gun Show to kill on behalf of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
Justin Nojan Sullivan, 19, exits the Federal courthouse in Charlotte Monday afternoon, June 22, 2015. Federal authorities say he tried to buy a semi-automatic rifle last week at the Hickory Gun Show to kill on behalf of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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