Ricky Shiffer was shot and killed after attempting to break into the FBI office in Cincinnati while armed. The armed suspect and the police were in a standoff for an hour, and it went on for hours. There was also a car chase.
On the social media site Truth Social, which was started by former President Donald Trump, a person named Ricky Shiffer appeared to talk about his plan to attack an FBI office.
The message about the attack on the FBI office came out just minutes after the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the incident at Cincinnati headquarters began around 9:15 a.m.
The police have not yet proven that the suspect is the owner of the account. But a law enforcement source told CNN a photo on the profile matched a photo of the suspect that was on his government ID card.
The FBI said nothing about the account or its posts as an investigation was still ongoing. On his social media pages, the shooter used to say political and revolutionary things.
Who is Cincinnati’s Ricky Shiffer shooting today?
The attack on FBI headquarters in Cincinnati is believed to have been carried out by Ricky Shiffer. He hid in the cornfields of rural Ohio until the police shot and killed him.
During the fight, the only person who was injured was the suspect. An Ohio State Patrol official said Shiffer was fatally shot at 3 p.m. Thursday after raising his gun at an officer.
The patrol spokesman also said no deadly force was used to pull Shiffer out. Instead, all non-lethal tactics were used. After exiting the freeway, Shiffer got out of his car on a rural road north of Cincinnati.
Dennis said he and the police shot at each other and he was injured, but no one else was injured. According to a separate traffic police statement, Shiffer used his car as cover during the confrontation.
Suspect With Gun Ricky Shiffer broke into FBI land, leading to a shooting
When armed suspect Ricky Shiffer met with the FBI, there was a violent shootout.
In the days after federal agents raided former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Florida, threats were made against federal agents, leading to the confrontation.
Authorities said he fled after trying to enter the FBI compound and that state police were pursuing him. At the end of the car chase, there was a long standoff, which ended when police shot and killed the suspect.
When talking didn’t work, the police used less dangerous methods to catch the suspect.
Ricky Shiffer’s political party and the January 6 riot were linked
A law enforcement official familiar with the matter said the man was likely in Washington in the days leading up to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack and may have been at the Capitol on the day of the attack. ‘offensive.
The official could not speak about the details of the investigation in public and spoke on the condition that he or she remain anonymous.
The suspect’s name, according to police, is Ricky Shiffer and he is 42 years old. He has not been charged with anything relating to what happened on January 6.
The feds are trying to find out if Shiffer is linked to far-right groups like the Proud Boys.