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FBI Investigates Fed Ex Bombing In Schertz, TX For Potential Link To Austin, TX Serial Bomber

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posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 06:33 AM
This just happened not too long ago. A bomb blew up at a Fed Ex hub in Schertz, Texas. A woman was injured, for a injury to her hearing from the loud blast, that supposedly contained shrapnel and nails. The FBI is on the scene, to investigate if this bombing is somehow linked to the serial bombing in Austin, Texas.

A device that exploded early Tuesday at a FedEx ground distribution facility in Texas, injuring one person, is likely linked to a string of bombings that have rocked the state's capital this month, federal officials said.

Schertz police couldn’t immediately confirm what was in the package, but law enforcement officials told KSAT the medium-sized package contained metal shrapnel and nails and was headed to Austin when it exploded on a conveyor track.

The blast drew a large response from state, local and federal law enforcement agencies. Federal agents told the Associated Press the package is likely linked to attacks in Austin.

edit on 3/20/2018 by shawmanfromny because: spelling

edit on 3/20/2018 by shawmanfromny because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 06:35 AM
Well that's interesting. The previous packages were placed by the bomber. Why was this one sent through FedEx?

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 06:37 AM
a reply to: Xcalibur254

It seems he's changing his MO, which is worrisome to the Feds and ATF agents.

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 06:40 AM

originally posted by: Xcalibur254
Well that's interesting. The previous packages were placed by the bomber. Why was this one sent through FedEx?

One was not even a package the guy set up a sling willy trip wire down some allyway.. If you could answer this they may have a job for you i have no idea ??

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 07:24 AM
All I saw in articles was that they didn’t “believe” the packages had been commercially delivered. So, maybe they were. It would seem obvious if they had labeling etc., but of course they had exploded and maybe the labeling was incinerated?

If they’ve been going on the assumption they were placed directly by the bomber then they’ve really been going down the wrong path, unless as someone above stated this is a change in tactic. That would seem unusual as that’s a pretty radical shift in the psychology of the bomber (puts him/her at a greater distance, less feedback from the event, etc.).

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 07:36 AM
I wonder if who ever is doing this is copy catting the unabomber

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 08:09 AM
a reply to: oriondc

maybe the guy had to travel but still wanted his package delivered according to schedule?
or maybe it's a group. whoever did the trip wire had to be in austin to do it so not all the bombs were mailed.

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 08:30 AM
So there are reports now of a suspicious package found at another FedEx facility near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport!!

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 08:33 AM
This is the kind of thing that makes you nervous if you tend to mail order much.

Now that he's shifting his tactics, I'm no longer as excited about getting my stuff in the mail.

I hope they figure this loon out soon before anyone else gets hurt or killed.

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 08:48 AM

Now that he's shifting his tactics

That is not known to be true.

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:15 AM
a reply to: shawmanfromny

Man im around the Dallas area and this is the first time im hearing about all these package bomb! very scary the perp seems to have no intention of stopping any time soon

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 11:23 AM
a reply to: JakeR777

He seems to be focused on Austin. The San Antonio bomb was being sent to Austin.

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 11:31 AM
They should be able to track this package back to the original point of shipment. Any FedEx shipping office has cameras, which means there has to be video evidence of whomever sent the package.

Or, there's the alternative. The person(s) doing this work at this FedEx facility. They would have access to shipping labels and could place the package on the truck. This would bypass most of the tracking scans done by FedEx.

Start by looking into the browsing history of everyone employed there. See if anyone has looked into material related to bomb building. Look at their social media to see if anyone has radical views or is affiliated with any extremist groups.

Finally, check to see who has military experience, more specifically, Ex-EOD possibly.
edit on 20-3-2018 by IamAbeliever because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 11:52 AM
Not good.

You have to be pretty confident in your bomb-making skills to ship/mail your device; especially if it is your intent to target, specifically, the person/business listed as the recipient.

This package “appears” to have gone off prematurely. And that is the biggest risk.

Was this a test, or a fluke?

Was this the work of the Austin bomber, or someone else?

Could there be more than one bomber, and could they be working together?

Too many questions!

Edit to add:

I’m now wondering if...

Are we getting the timeline right?

As I said, you have to be pretty confident of your bomb-making skills to try to ship a bomb through the mails. Which means there is a learning curve (unless the bomb maker brings those skills forward from som prior experience; military training for example).

Despite the fact that, prior to this explosion at the FedEx facility, the latest bomb was a relatively simply “tripwire” device set in an alley, could that have been the bomber’s earliest attempt?

A simply triggered device, set up in an alley, as a “proof of concept”?

Of course, detonation could not be predetermined, based solely on whether someone comes by to trip the device; but the location could have provided the seclusion necessary for the, as yet nervous, bomber, to plant his device with little chance of being caught in the act, building his confidence. Developing his “ninja skills”.

Then, as his bomb-making becomes more sophisticated, so too his methods of delivery.
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posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 12:31 PM

Second explosive device found at FedEx facility

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus confirmed a second package was found to be loaded with an explosive device at a FedEx facility on Tuesday.

He said the package was removed from the facility and was being 'worked on' by investigators. When pressed for more information, an SAPD spokesperson said off-camera, 'We can't talk about it.'

And another one.

posted on Mar, 22 2018 @ 12:39 PM
The Texas serial bomber was ordered to conduct those bombings by the King of The Netherlands and the dutch royal family and by Angela Merkel , the president of Italy Mattarella and other members of the EU elites. The target is Trump as usual.

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