Trump Supporter Shot Counter-Protesters At The Washington State Capitol Rally
A massive brawl between supporters of the US president and supporters of Joe Biden ended in gunfire. The number of wounded is unknown. The rally was attended by over 200 protesters from both sides.
This was the scene in Olympia as protesters clash along Capitol Way South as a 'Re-Open WA Rally' takes places across the street at the Washington State Capitol on Saturday.— Jared W. (@ThePhotoJay) December 6, 2020
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The suspect's name was not disclosed, but the Olympia Police Department said the shooter was a 27-year-old man.
According to police reports, 200 people armed with bats, bottles, rocks, chemical sprays and guns attacked each other. The incident is under investigation.
The suspect was booked into jail on suspicion of first- and second-degree assault following a pro-Trump rally and march that began Saturday afternoon, reports the Oregon Live.
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