Shooter at U. Washington protest released by police; claims defense against ‘white supremacist’

Shooter at U. Washington protest released by police; claims defense against ‘white supremacist’
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[Ed. – One has to hope there is more to this than we’ve heard about.  Washington is pretty gun-hostile, and there’s been no information that the man who was shot was trying to assault anyone.  We’ll see what the next round of news brings.]

The man apprehended earlier this morning in relation to the shooting outside the MILO event at the University of Washington has been released by police the Seattle Times reports.

The suspect wanted in connection to the shooting of a 34 year old man turned himself in to police this morning and was promptly questioned by the University of Washington police.

The Seattle Times article reports that, “one of the law-enforcement officials said the man who fired the gun claimed the man he shot was some type of white supremacist.”

The suspect was released without charges pending further investigation and no one else is being investigated in relation to the incident according to UW Police.

The shooting victim was reportedly in critical but stable condition following surgery at Harborview Medical Center. Very little is known about the man’s identity at this time.

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