According to police reports and his Facebook page, he was a Muslim. Thankfully, now, he is a dead Muslim. Reports say it was a revenge mission for Eric Garner & Michael Brown.
According to his Facebook page, Brinsley speaks Arabic. His favorite quotation on his page is: The Foot You Step On Today Could Be Connected To The The Ass You May Have To Kiss Tomorrow. On his Facebook page he went by the moniker “Bleau Barracuda.” According to an arrest sheet for Brinsley from 2007 in Georgia, his middle name is Abdullah. In that incident, Brinsley was accused of criminal trespass.
Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed two NYPD officers before committing suicide in Brooklyn’s Bed Stuy neighborhood just before 3 p.m. on December 20. He’s believed to have walked up to the cop’s patrol car and opened fire, “execution” style. The murdered cops have been named as officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
He’s believed to have walked up to the cop’s patrol car and opened fire, “execution” style. After the shooting, he took his own life. Brinsley, 28, ran to the platform of a Subway station on Marcy Avenue and killed himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, reports NBC New York. He was taken to a Brooklyn hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Police recovered a silver handgun from his death scene.
One of his last Instagram posts included lyrics to the 50 Cent song “Green Lantern,” never had a hot gun on your waist and blood on your shoe…n*gger you ain’t been through what I been through you not like me and I’m not like you.” The post included the hashtags, “#BrooklynGoHard #ConeyIsland,” reports the New York Post. The next showed a picture of a silver handgun with the words “I’m putting wings on pigs today. They take 1 of ours…Let’s take 2 of theirs.” It included the hashtags “#shootthepolice” as well as references to Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
From his Facebook page:
This is where this Muslim killer looks his best: