CNN Chyron: Chattanooga Shooter's Motive 'Still a Mystery'

July 17th, 2015 12:12 PM

Really, CNN?!

About 11 minutes in to the July 17 edition of CNN's 11 a.m. Eastern At This Hour with Berman and Boulduan program, during a story on yesterday's fatal spree shooting at a U.S. military recruiting facility in Chattanooga, Tenn., the lower-thirds graphic on screen read: "4 Marines Killed in Shooting; Motive Still a Mystery"

Mystery?! The Merriam Webster dictionary defines it as "something not understood or beyond understanding." 

While the motive in yesterday's shooting has not been officially established by investigators, mystery seems an ill-fitting descriptor, to put it rather kindly.