Fox News – A Dallas teenager pleaded guilty to plotting an Islamic State group-inspired mass shooting at a North Texas mall. A state judge sentenced Matin Azizi-Yarand, 18, to 20 years in prison Monday for solicitation of capital murder and making a terrorist threat.
State and federal prosecutors announced he is eligible for parole after serving 10 years. Azizi-Yarand, arrested last May, plotted to shoot civilians and police in a rampage authorities said was timed to coincide with Ramadan.
IS called on supporters to carry out attacks during the Muslim holy month. . . .(he) tried to recruit others to participate in the shooting, and he planned to explain it with the release of a “message to America.”