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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin

(107,767 posts)
Sat Sep 25, 2021, 01:53 PM Sep 2021

Olympia police arrest man accused of shooting Proud Boy member during Sept. 4 clashes

Sep. 24—Olympia police arrested a man they believe shot a Proud Boy member at the Intercity Transit Station during clashes on Sept. 4.

The man, a 36-year-old Olympia resident, was booked into Thurston County jail Thursday on suspicion of first-degree assault while armed with a deadly weapon, according to a city news release.

The Proud Boys, a right-wing extremist group, and people allied with Antifa, a group against fascism, engaged each other at various locations in downtown Olympia on Sept. 4.

At around 3 p.m. the two groups reached the transit station, Police Chief Aaron Jelcick previously told The Olympian. Video from the incident shows a group of people dressed in black running through the transit center. At one point, one of these people appears to fire a handgun five times towards a group in pursuit.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/olympia-police-arrest-man-accused-of-shooting-proud-boy-member-during-sept-4-clashes/ar-AAONhzd

Sounds like self defense to me.

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Olympia police arrest man accused of shooting Proud Boy member during Sept. 4 clashes (Original Post) Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Sep 2021 OP
Guns do not help the progressive cause. I want people in the street but not with guns dutch777 Sep 2021 #1
Turn the other cheek to a pursuing mob of thugs? Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Sep 2021 #2
I wouldn't make Rittenhouse's case for him Sympthsical Sep 2021 #3
Self defense is not what Rittenhouse did. They should give this guy a medal ... marble falls Sep 2021 #4

dutch777

(2,969 posts)
1. Guns do not help the progressive cause. I want people in the street but not with guns
Sat Sep 25, 2021, 01:57 PM
Sep 2021

It makes our side as bad as there side and alienates not finds allies

Sympthsical

(9,041 posts)
3. I wouldn't make Rittenhouse's case for him
Sat Sep 25, 2021, 02:00 PM
Sep 2021

Because he and his supporters are saying the exact same thing. Protest clashes, self-defense.

Doesn't make it better when the sides are switched.

marble falls

(57,014 posts)
4. Self defense is not what Rittenhouse did. They should give this guy a medal ...
Sat Sep 25, 2021, 03:44 PM
Sep 2021

... he took a pistol out of clothing, and shot guy in a group chasing him down to stomp him. He was running away.

Rittenhouse went stalking with an AR-15. He was running to, not from until he shot his first victim, who (I believe) wasn't armed(?).

No comparison.

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