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Ricky Schiffer: An armed man tried to break into the FBI building in Cincinnati. office and was mortally wounded chase and confrontation with law enforcement agencies. That’s what we are know

The suspect has been identified as Ricky Schiffer, according to three federal law enforcement sources. A separate federal law enforcement source told CNN that the suspect is believed to be armed. with Nail gun and an AR-15 rifle.

According to authorities, after trying to break into the FBI building, he escaped, and his vehicle State police followed. When vehicle the pursuit ended, a prolonged standoff took place, ending with the suspect being shot dead by law enforcement, authorities said.

the FBI said in a statement about the investigation into the circumstances leading to the execution of the suspect.

Until the authorities announced motive, the FBI is investigating social media presence and whether he had links to right-wing extremism, one of This was reported by sources to CNN.

That’s what we are know about the break-in attempt and the suspect.

What happened when the suspect tried to break into office?

At approximately 9:15 a.m. ET, an armed man attempted to break into the visitor screening system at an FBI field. office reported the agency in statement.

“When activated of alert and armed FBI response special Agents, the unsub fled north on Interstate 71,” the FBI in Cincinnati said. in statement.

Soldiers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded and found suspect at interstate rest stop in Ford Crown Victoria around 9:37 a.m., Highway Patrol said. in statement.

The military tried to initiate a traffic stop on suspect, but he escaped and vehicle pursuit ensued, Lieutenant Nathan Dennis, spokesman for Ohio State Highway Patrol reported. news conference. According to him, the shots were fired from the side of the suspect. car during chase.

The suspect received off highway on State Route 73 and stopped around 9:53 am. on road in Clinton County, the Highway Patrol said.

How did the confrontation develop?

After stopping, the man received out and “engaged officers,” said the Highway Patrol. There was a shootout between law enforcement and the suspect. who used it vehicle for cover, they said.

The suspect was wearing body armor, according to Facebook post from the Clinton County Emergency Management Agency. The blocking was in effect within 1 mile radius of confrontation location, post said.

Confrontation stretched for several hours since law enforcement agencies unsuccessfully tried to negotiate with suspect, the traffic police said.

Ricky Schiffer: An armed man tried to break into the FBI building in Cincinnati. office and was mortally wounded chase and confrontation with law enforcement agencies.  That’s what we are know

“Once the negotiations failed, the officers tried to take the suspect into custody using less lethal tactics”At approximately 3:42 p.m., the suspect raised a firearm and law enforcement officers fired shots.”

The suspect was shot and died from his injuries. on scene, the agency said.

I don’t know which is less deadly. tactics authorities used during the attempt arrest his.

What we know about the suspect?

The FBI is investigating the Schiffer case. social media presence and whether he was linked to right-wing extremism, a federal law enforcement source told CNN.

Authorities also find out if he was in January 6 attack on US Capitol or was bound with any groups that took part in The attack tells CNN a separate source in federal law enforcement.

BUT social media account named of Ricky Schiffer posted on in social media platform based former President Donald Trump, Truth Social, seems to be referring to his attempt to storm the FBI. office.

AT post about the FBI office attack was made minutes after the Ohio Highway Patrol reported the incident on office in Cincinnati started shortly after 9:15 am.

“Well, I thought I had way through bulletproof glass and I didn’t.” – user posted at 9:29 Thursday. “If you don’t hear about me, it’s true I tried to attack the FBI, and that would mean either I got caught. off Internet, the FBI caught me or they sent regular cops yet.”

It is not clear if the user tried to write more like post stops after “bye”.

Authorities have not yet confirmed that the account belongs to the suspect. However, a law enforcement source confirm CNN what photo on account matches government Photos of the documents of suspect.

account name of suspect in Ohio standoff with FBI posted on Trump social media    platform and encouraged violence against agencyaccount name of suspect in Ohio standoff with FBI posted on Trump social media    platform and encouraged violence against agency

FBI declined to comment on account and its publications with reference to the ongoing investigation.

On the account that was just active in last several weeks user posted thoughts that were politically violent and revolutionary. But that was until the FBI issued a search warrant. on Mar-a-Lago Trump home that the user started to loop on answering with agency abuse.

“People, this is it,” wrote the user. on August 8, the day the FBI executed the warrant. “Hope, call to arms comes from someone better qualified if not then it’s yours call to arms from me.

In this post the user called people go gun and pawn shops to, “get everything you need to be ready for combat.”

When another person replied to the user saying they would send their photo and information to the FBI, the user responded by saying, “Bring them on.”

It is not clear whether information was in fact handed over to the FBI.

On August 9, a user wrote that people were going to meet in Palm Beach and said if the FBI breaks up in group”kill them.”

User of check also claimed they were present in Washington, on January 6, but did not say if they entered the Capitol.

How did the FBI react?

FBI Headquarters is investigating the “agent shooting,” the agency said in a statement. in statement. A law enforcement source told CNN that the agency sent a team to the scene to investigate the shooting incident. standard practice when the FBI special agent or task force the officer unloads the weapon.

AT review team gather evidence, interview witnesses and ultimately determine whether use of deadly force was justified, the source said.

“The FBI records all shooting incidents related to our agents or assignments. force members seriously, bureau statement has been read. ” review the process is thorough and objective and carried out as expeditiously as possible. possible in the formed situation.”

On Thursday evening, FBI Director Christopher Wray issued a statement condemning the attacks. on law enforcement and the FBI.

“Unwarranted attacks on integrity of FBI undermines respect for in rule of law and do a serious disservice men as well as women who donate so much to protect others. Violence and threats against law enforcement, including the FBI, are dangerous and should care deeply for all Americans,” Ray said.

Paul P. Murphy of CNN, Evan Perez, Michelle Watson, Caroll Alvarado, Chuck Johnston and Dakin Andone contributed to this report.

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