Man Shot At UW Anti-Milo Protest Was An Antifa Commie Who Attacked The Shooter
Police say the man who fired the gun Friday night at the University of Washington claimed he had been assaulted by the man he shot, and that he believed he was a white supremacist. Friends of the critically injured man, say he is no racist.
The man who surrendered to police in connection with the University of Washington shooting Friday night was released after telling investigators he fired in self-defense during a campus protest, according to two law-enforcement officials briefed on the case.
No details about any confrontation between him and the critically wounded man were available Saturday. But one of the law-enforcement officials said the man who fired the gun claimed he had been assaulted before shooting the other man, whom he believed to be some type of white supremacist.
The injured man, 34, was in critical condition Saturday at Harborview Medical Center, following surgery. His name was not released.
The shooting, which occurred during a protest of a Friday-night speech at Kane Hall by Breitbart News Network editor and provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, remains under investigation.
Two people who said they are friends with the wounded man disputed the characterization of him as a supremacist. One said his friend supported Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary, and both said he sports an anti-hate tattoo that consists of a black swastika surrounded by a red circle with a slash through it.
The friends of a man who was shot during a protest on Friday night at the University of Washington have established an online fundraiser to pay for the man's medical bills.
The fundraiser, established by the Industrial Workers of the World group, of which the victim was a member, is seeking $30,000 to pay for medical care. On Sunday, the fundraiser was a little over halfway toward its goal.
"This Fellow Worker (what members of the IWW call ourselves) and Defender (for GDC members) is a longtime anti-fascist and dedicated activist, a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and the General Defense Committee of the IWW," reads a message on the fundraiser page. "He’s currently in critical condition at Harborview Hospital in Seattle. They have a Level One Trauma center, so it’s likely he is receiving the best quality care available, for which we are deeply grateful."
Note: It's about time Americans started taking a stand against these anti-American protesters who seek to silence the First Amendment rights of conservatives. May now they will think twice before attacking members of the same crowd that actively support the Second Amendment.