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Old 14 November 2018, 07:26 AM
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Police D.C. man arrested on gun charge after relatives alert police

I wasn't sure whether to start a new thread or post this article in the Suspect In Custody After Multiple Casualties In Shooting At Pittsburgh Synagogue thread but I decided to go with the former since the only connections between this suspect and the synagogue shooter appear to be shared politics and a connection through Gab.

"D.C. man arrested on gun charge after relatives alert police to his alleged white nationalist outbursts" Washington Post 13 November 2018

Jeffrey R. Clark Jr., 30, is charged with illegally possessing a firearm and a high-capacity magazine and made his initial court appearance Tuesday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Washington. He was ordered held until Friday.

Clark, who lives in the Bloomingdale neighborhood, was arrested Nov. 9, court filings show, after two family members alerted police to his increasingly agitated outbursts, including that the 11 victims of the Pittsburgh shooting "deserved it." The outbursts occurred in the wake of Clark’s brother’s suicide.

Edward Clark, 23, fatally shot himself on Roosevelt Island near Washington within hours of the Oct. 27 Pittsburgh shooting at Tree of Life synagogue, the court filings for Jeffrey Clark said.

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Police said in court documents that he used the social networking site Gab to share his views with others, including Robert Bowers, the suburban Pittsburgh man charged with federal hates crimes in the synagogue attack. Jeffrey Clark was "DC Bowl Gang" on the site, court files said, and Edward Clark went by "DC_Stormer."
This Huffington Post articled dated 14 November 2018 has more information about Clark's ties to far right groups. Please note it's very graphic and definitely NSFW.

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Old 14 November 2018, 02:47 PM
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Good for the family. Turning in one of your own is a hard thing for most people to do; but sometimes it's really really necessary.

And I hope the police are actually going to be able to keep this character out of commission. They seem to have been either unwilling or unable to do so sooner, despite what seem to have been lots and lots of warning signs.
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