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Though authorities are all in agreement that Ruben Jimenez Martinez drove his SUV through a security gate a Dallas airport, the FBI and police question what he yelled as he did it.
Was it Jihad or Jesus?
On Sunday, a disturbed Jimenez Martinez drove his 2007 Chevy Tahoe through a security gate at Dallas Love Field airport. When authorities attempted to take him into custody he was yelling something, but Dallas police and the FBI heard two different things.
The Dallas cops heard, “Jihad! Jihad!” repeated over and over again, while FBI agents believe they heard him yelling, “Jesus! Jesus!”
Martinez was arrested for illegally entering a “critical infrastructure facility,” one which was “readily accessible to planes and fuel.”
Though the Dallas police report mentions Jimenez Martinez shouted about Jihad, a separate case was filed by the FBI in which Agent Rodney Sanchez made no mention of such an outburst, but instead said he heard him yell, “In the name of Jesus” a number of times.
Jimenez Martinez appeared before a judge on Friday. He claims God spoke to him in a vision and the airport was where God instructed him to go.