Islamic State identifies Rezgui as the gunman by his jihadi pseudonym, Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani, while local authorities in Tunisia confirm his real name as Seifeddine Rezgui. Tunisian Prime Minister’s report:
Seifeddine Rezgui came from the town of Gaafour in the Siliana region and had been a student at the University of Kairouan. He was 23-years-old and studying aviation. Rezgui had never travelled abroad.
Witnesses added that Rezgui looked to be about 20 to 25 years old and had long black hair and a beard.