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March 28, 2016

Capital Police News Briefing: Capitol Shooter "Was Known" to Police; "Nothing To Indicate That This Was More Than a Criminal Act"

One reporter asked if the man in custody was the same man "from Tennessee" who had caused some sort of disturbance "last fall."

The cop giving the briefing decline to answer.

Various news outlets now claim the shooter is Larry Dawson of Tennessee. In October of 2015, he caused a disturbance in the House of Representatives by shouting "I'm a prophet of God!" from the galleries.

Silly man. That's Barack Obama's job.

Update: Early reports that a cop was injured (but not seriously) were apparently wrong. It was a bystander who was injured, and the perp himself.

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