Two people have been wounded following a shooting at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.. According to Fox News, a gunman(men?) walked into the museum and opened fire. Security guards then reportedly returned fire, injuring the suspect. More soon…
Update: There are dozens of police units outside the museum, effectively closing off the street. A terrorism task force from the FBI has been called to the scene.
Update X2: The gunman was reportedly carrying a rifle and is in custody. One report (not confirmed) says one person is in critical condition.
Update X3: Okey dokey. The shooting occurred before the magnetometer area, so the gunman never fully made it into the museum. He opened fire with a long gun on one guard, prompting two other guards to return fire. Three people were injured: The gunman and guard were shot, while a third individual was injured by flying glass. The third individual has apparently declined treatment at the hospital, so the injury isn’t too severe.
According to two individuals in the museum at the time, guards began herding visitors toward the back and blocking off the area. Thank the Lord for those armed guards.
Update X4: The suspect was an 89-year-old white male named James Von Brunn with connections to anti-government and white-supremacist groups, NBC confirms. Jake Tapper is hearing the same thing. No confirmation from police sources or other networks/outlets as of yet.
Sounds like a Holocaust-denying, neo-Nazi to me. Though, seeing as he was born in 1920, he would’ve been in his twenties during WWII.
Update X5: There’s a user entry on Wikipedia for a James Von Brunn born in 1920.
User: James W. von Brunn, b.1920, attempted to place the Federal Resrve Board of Governors under legal, non-violent citizens arrest, 12-7-81. Von Brunn charged the FED with treason and other high crimes. The FED, a private stock-company, owned by International bankers, financed the construction of manufacturing plants in the Soviet Union during the “Cold War.” War materials, produced by FED financed plants, were used by the Enemy against American military forces in Viet Nam, and elsewhere.
Von Brunn was tried and convicted by a Washington, D.C. kangaroo court; then sentenced to eleven years in federal prison by Judge Harriet Rosen Taylor; the sentence was confirmed by a racially motivated Appeals Court. Von Brunn was imprisoned for 6.5-years.
Von Brunn champions Western Culture,and the practice of Eugenics. He states that Marxism-Multiculturalism-Judaism is the Enemy of Mankind.citing Talmudic quotes to “Kill the Best Gentiles !”
Von Brunn was president of his college fraternity, SAE. He served as PT-Boat captain, USNR, during WW2, earning 4-battle stars and a Commendation Ribbon. His early business career was in NYC as copywriter, art-director and film producer; later as a real-estate broker; and lastly as a writer-artist.
An antisemitic loon if the entry is right.