FBI: Government's response to virus spurred would-be bomber


April 15, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who investigators say was planning to bomb a Kansas City-area hospital was distressed by the government's response to the coronavirus crisis and motivated by racial, religious and anti-government animus, according to newly unsealed court documents.

Timothy Wilson, 36, of Raymore, died March 24 in a firefight with FBI agents serving a probable cause arrest warrant on a Belton street. The plot was reminiscent of the 1995 bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City. Wilson first talked of plans for an attack in April or June, but FBI agents say he mo...

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