Incident Summary:

07/07/2016: An assailant opened fire on an Islamic Community center in College Station, Texas, United States. There were no reported casualties in the assault. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources suspected that the attack was carried out by anti-Muslim extremists.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:


College Station

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Islamic Community Center
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-Muslim extremists (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Police investigate shooting at Islamic Community Center 11 hours ago," KHOU, July 8, 2016.
"Gunshots damage College Station Islamic center," Houston Chronicle, July 7, 2016.
"Someone Shot At A Texas Mosque In The Latest Attempt To Terrorize The Muslim Community," Huffington Post, July 7, 2016.