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Report: Robbinsdale Copper student killed fighting for ISIS in Syria

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A former student at Robbinsdale Cooper High School has been killed in Syria while fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), according to family members. The death of 33-year-old Douglas McCain was first reported by NBC News.

NBC reported McCain was one of three “foreign jihadis” killed over the weekend while fighting for ISIS in Syria. The network, via a source linked to the Free Syrian Army, said McCain's passport and his body were spotted at the site of the battle.

McCain has mostly recently been living in San Diego, but he grew up in Minnesota and reportedly converted to Islam in 2004. Using the nickname "Duale ThaslaveofAllah" on Twitter, he posted messages like, "It takes a warrior to understand a warrior. Pray for ISIS."

McCain has a criminal record in Minnesota that includes disorderly conduct, theft-by-swindle, obstruction and numerous traffic citations.

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