By: Earnest Jones | 10-21-2017 | News
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3 Arrested After Shooting at Anti-Nazi Protesters Speech at The University of Florida

Police authorities in Gainesville have reported of an incident involving a man who fired a shot at anti-Nazi protesters following a speech at the University of Florida that was organized by a white nationalist. The Nazi protester has been charged with attempted murder, police in Gainesville said on Friday.

A report released by Gainesville Police Department on Friday revealed that Tyler Tenbrink, 28; William Fears, 30; and his brother, 28-year-old Colton Fears, all from Texas, were arrested on attempted homicide charges following an appearance on campus by white nationalist Richard Spencer.

The three men had all spoken with the media in support of Spencer's speech and white nationalism just hours before the shooting. Gainesville Police Officer Ben Tobias reported that they were all in a vehicle immediately after Spencer's speech, after which they began making Nazi salutes and shouting Hitler chants at a group of people holding anti-Nazi signs near a bus stop. The men’s vehicle was hit with a baton by one of the people in the group of about six people.

One of the convicted felon identified as Tenbrink, showed a handgun after exiting the car while the Fears brothers encouraged him to shoot. "Colton Fears and William Fears were also yelling, 'Kill them' and 'Shoot them,'" the police report stated.

The felon fired a single shot, missing the group and striking a nearby building. He is also being charged as a felon in possession of a firearm. The men fled the scene and headed north on Highway 75, as revealed by the police.

Shortly before 9 p.m. an off-duty Alachua County Sheriff's deputy who had worked the Spencer event earlier saw the men's vehicle. The vehicle carrying the men was stopped by a group of officers and the men were taken into custody.

The police reported that Tenbrink admitted that he was the shooter, adding that two of the three have connections to "extremist groups”.


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Anonymous No. 10186 2017-10-23 : 10:10

Let the Far Left and the Neo's shoot it out. Find a big 200 acre field and let them have at it. Televise the battle, WIFI body cams and etc.. Afterwards take a count of Snowflakes vs Neo's to determine the winner. Then arrest and convict the survivors of murder and televise the trial and hangings.

Maybe we'll have some peace and quiet. Because the Liberal media will be at a loss of another thing to blame on the real American citizens.

Not the approximate 14,500 nationwide (0.00467% of 1 %) that make up the Anti-FA, BLM and Neo's radical groups on both sides of the extreme political spectrum.

Anonymous No. 10187 2017-10-23 : 10:17

By the Way did the reader note a Convicted Felon had possession of an Firearm? Seriously we have 100's of laws on the books that slow and impede HONEST citizens from acquiring firearms and ammo. But the Liberals are calling for more laws and controls, despite firearms being safer than Cars, Hospitals and too many on Congress. Can't the Liberal idiots see criminals don't obey laws, hence why they are criminals.

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