Response to Trump’s Attack?: Gunman Wants to Break into FBI Office and Gets Shot

Response to Trump’s Attack?: Gunman Wants to Break into FBI Office and Gets Shot

Response to Trump’s Attack? Gunman tries to break into FBI office and is shot

08/12/2022, 03:50 am

A sniper tries to break into an FBI building in Cincinnati. He dies in a gunfight that follows. The background to the crime is unclear, the first indications are that the man may have acted in anger in the invasion of Donald Trump’s property.

A gunman was shot dead by police officers after an attack on an FBI office in the United States. According to the FBI, the man wanted to break into the Federal Bureau of Investigation office in Cincinnati, Ohio. “After an alarm was activated and armed FBI agents intervened, the individual fled.”

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After the chase, gunfire broke out in the area.

(Photo: AP)

According to media reports, the man fired a nail gun and displayed a semi-automatic rifle before fleeing in a car. According to police, there was a chase and the suspect stopped in a rural area. “As the vehicle stopped, there was an exchange of fire between officers at the scene and the suspect,” a police spokesperson said. The officers tried to get the man to give up, but he refused. When he pointed a gun at the officers, the officers shot him, the police spokesman said. “He succumbed to his injuries at the scene.”

Media: Striker was active on the Trump network

The exact background to the FBI office attack is still unclear. Investigators are currently examining connections to the right-wing extremist scene. According to media reports, the dead man was active in the “Truth Social” network founded by former US President Donald Trump, and an attack on the FBI was also announced on his account. The attack came just days after the FBI raided Trump’s Florida mansion. The attack on the Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach has sparked anger and outrage in right-wing circles. Trump himself described the attack as politically motivated. FBI Chief Christopher Wray on Wednesday complained about threats against federal police in connection with the operation and described them as “reprehensible and dangerous.”

US Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Thursday he had “personally authorized” the search. Authorities did not give a reason for the search of Trump’s property on Monday night. According to media reports, it was a court-authorized action related to documents Trump took from the White House to Mar-a-Lago after his presidency ended in January 2021. Under the law, he should have turned them all in. documents to the National Archives.