Right before Cincinnati FBI shot attacker, revealed to be a Jan 6 rioter, he posted plan on Truth Social

A Truth Social-using, Jan. 6th riot-attending Trump supporter fired a nail gun into the FBI’s Cincinnati office on Thursday and then sped off, leading to a highway chase and standoff that ultimately culminated in him being fatally shot by the authorities.

The suspect, Ricky Walter Shiffer, “tried to breach the building’s visitor screening facility at 9:15 a.m.,” triggering an alarm and spurring him into fleeing, according to NBC News. Before he fled by car, he allegedly “fired a nail gun toward personnel.”

“Upon the activation of an alarm and a response by armed FBI special agents, the subject fled northbound onto Interstate 71,” a statement from the FBI reads.

“After fleeing, the man headed north on Interstate 71, officials said, where he was spotted about 20 minutes later by a state trooper at a rest area. That trooper began a chase and came under gunfire, said Lt. Nathan Dennis of the Ohio State Highway Patrol,” The New York Times reported.

“The chase eventually left the interstate and snaked along rural roads before coming to a stop near an Interstate 71 overpass close to the city of Wilmington. Lieutenant Dennis said gunfire was exchanged.”

Officers initially tried to negotiate with Shiffer, but that failed. They “then tried to subdue him with less-than-lethal ammunition,” but that failed as well.

“The man eventually raised a gun, Lieutenant Dennis said, and officers opened fire, fatally wounding him,” according to the Times.

It’s since been discovered that Shiffer had allegedly been active on former President Donald Trump’s Truth Social network. Indeed, his final Truth Social post referenced the “bullet proof glass” at the FBI’s Cincinnati office.

“Well, I thought I had a way through bullet proof glass, and I didn’t. If you don’t hear from me, it is true I tried attacking the F.B.I., and it’ll mean either I was taken off the internet, the F.B.I. got me, or they sent the regular cops while,” he posted at 9:29 am, according to CNN.

Prior to the shooting, he’d posted threatening messages about the FBI following the agency’s raid Monday of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence:

“People, this is it. I hope a call to arms comes from someone better qualified, but if not, this is your call to arms from me. Leave work tomorrow as soon as the gun shop/Army-Navy store/pawn shop opens, get whatever you need to be ready for combat. We must not tolerate this one. They have been conditioning us to accept tyranny and think we can’t do anything for 2 years. This time we must respond with force. If you know of any protests or attacks, please post here,” one of the posts read.

“I expect Donald Trump to call for peace. Donald Trump was my hero just a year ago, but we must not continue to lay down and take this. If he does call for peace, it is probably because he fears for the lives of his grandchildren and young children. It is a dark situation for that family, but millions of other kids are in danger until we show the enemy how Americans do it,” another one read.

(Source: Daily Mail)

It’s also been learned that he’d allegedly attended the Jan. 6th riot.

In May, a Twitter account bearing his name, @RickyShiffer, “replied to a photograph of rioters scaling the walls of the Capitol on Jan. 6 with a message that claimed he was present at the building and that seemed to blame people other than supporters of Mr. Trump for the attack,” according to the Times.

There’s also a video of him attending a pro-Trump rally a day before the riot.

“The suspect, identified by the officials as Ricky Shiffer, 42, seems to have appeared in a video posted on Facebook on Jan. 5, 2021, showing him attending a pro-Trump rally at Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington the night before the Capitol was stormed,” the Times reported.

The reaction to Shiffer’s actions has been predictable, with blue check mark leftists using his insanity to impugn the humanity of millions of Trump supporters.

As one self-identified “journalist” put it, “Ricky Shiffer: just another antivax, Musk-worshipping, antifa/BLM hating, trans-panicking stolen election truther. These guys are your neighbors, your coworkers, and your extended family. And many of them want to kill you.”

Remember, this is what they think about you and all other conservatives …

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