Police in Tennessee on Tuesday released video showing the April arrest of Mohammad Abdulazeez on a driving under the influence charge, three months before he allegedly launched a deadly attack on two military facilities in Chattanooga, NBC News reported.
The video shows Abdulazeez weave in traffic before being stopped at around 2:10 a.m. on April 20. Police said he smelled of marijuanna and alcohol and appeared impaired.
Abdulazeez said he hadn't been drinking and explained his erratic driving was due to lack of sleep.
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The 24-year-old fatally shot four Marines and a Navy sailor in the July 16 attack on a military reserve center, before he was shot and killed during a firefight with police.