A man identified by two law enforcement sources as Ricky Schiffer who died in confrontation with police after he shot a nail gun in the Cincinnati FBI building it seemed post online in last days about your desire kill FBI agents shortly after former Searches were carried out at the residence of US President Donald Trump in Mar-a-Lago.
Two law enforcement officials confirmed Schiffer’s name. Schiffer participated in the riots at the Capitol. on January 6, 2021, according to three people assistance to law enforcement who saw him in photos taken from the day of in attack; however, it is not clear if he went inside building. Change often posted about his visit to the Capitol on social media.
On social truth social media platform founded by trump media of the Trump Media & Technology Group, Schiffer appears to posted a message detailing it failed trying to get access to the FBI building.
“Well, I thought I had way through bulletproof glass, but I’m not. If you don’t hear from 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, bye,” @RickyWShifferJr wrote at 9:29 am ET, shortly after the shooting was reported by police.
Schiffer posted to the truth Social multiplier times in days after the FBI ransacked Trump’s residence in Palm Beach, Florida about wanting to get engaged in violence. One post called for people arm yourself and be ready for “combat”.
“We don’t have to put up with this. one,” He wrote.
Shiffer’s Truth Social account viewed by NBC News. on Thursday night, has since become unavailable.
After another user replied that his photo and information were sent to the FBI, Schiffer’s message replied: “Bring them on”.
Reply to another user who asked if Schiffer was performing for terrorism, Schiffer’s account responded that users should kill FBI agents”on vision” and also goal vague list of enemies who try to stop the killings.
AT reply to another user on Tuesday, the account responded, “You’re a fool if you think there’s a non-violent solution.”
On May 7, Schiffer’s account replied to post Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green, Georgia, on twitter, in what she wrote: “I know they’re trying 1984, but I can feel the vibe of 2016.”
“Congresswoman Green, they’re gone with appointment of elections in in plain sight,” wrote Schiffer’s account. “His over. AT next step this is one we used in 1775”.
On the same day, in response to post from Donald Trump Jr. on Twitter is pleading with users to “get ready” because “the medium-term option (of COVID-19) is coming and it will be real scary”, citing conspiracy theories that Covid-19 is manufactured or not dangerous, the account responded: “Not respected.”
Internet forums of Trump supporters exploded with violent threats and calls for Civil War in in hours and a few days after the search in Mar-a-Lago, at least one of them from a person who stormed the capitol on January 6, 2021
Many Republican lawmakers have criticized the Biden administration. over Search.
Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday sparked criticism from Trump allies of The Justice Department is “unreasonable”, as is FBI Director Christopher Wray, who said on Thursday that the threats against FBI”should care deeply for all Americans.”
Trump repeatedly posted on Truth Social after the search, including hinting that the FBI had planted the evidence.