FBI Arrests Idaho 18-Year-Old for Plot to Attack Churches For ISIS

By Daniel Walker | April 13, 2024

Take his firearms

The FBI arrested an 18-year-old in Idaho over the weekend for a violent plot to attack churches in Coeur d'Alene on behalf of ISIS. 
 

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via FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation

Alexander Mercurio allegedly planned to incapacitate his father, take his firearms, and cause maximum casualties. 
 

Foreign terrorist organization

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via FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation

He now faces a federal charge of attempting to support a designated foreign terrorist organization.