Judge releases documents in Tucson terror plot

- A judge has unsealed documents in the case against a Tucson teenager accused of plotting terror attacks.

The court paperwork for Mahin Khan has been heavily redacted, but it says that one of his targets was a Tucson US Air Force Recruitment Center.

Authorities first became aware of his plans back in April. That's when they began surveilling his phone calls, text messages, and e-mails.

Mahin Khan was arrested over the weekend at his home in Tucson. Khan is 18-years-old and was ordered held without bond.

Investigators say he told them he had plans to flee to Syria or Pakistan.

Documents say Khan contacted an unnamed person, during that conversation, he asked him to supply two semi-automatic rifles and a pistol. He mentioned one of the targets was a USAF recruiting center.

Khan also allegedly told the person he had reached out to a member of a Pakistani terror group asking how to make a pressure cooker bomb.

The paperwork also shows Khan was reaching out to terror groups via e-mail, trying to obtain weapons since February. It says he had plans to target Jewish people and Marines.

Mahin has been charged with two state terror charges, one for planning an act and another for trying to obtain weapons.

The second stems from the phone call where investigators say Khan tried to buy three guns.

Khan is being held in a Maricopa County Jail, his next court date has been set for July 12.

Read the full document: http://static.lakana.com/media.fox10phoenix.com/document_dev/2016/07/06/Khan-Form-4_Redacted_1518256_ver1.0.pdf


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