The man tried to burn immigration jail in Washington

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A 69-year-old man with a rifle tried to burn the immigration jail of Washington in Saturday after that his body was found not far.

The police department of Tacoma reported that  about 4 a.m. officers answered Tacoma Northwest Detention Center, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security detention facility that keep migrants during a deportation process. The center takes parent searching for immigration, detached from their parents as to Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy in purpose for inhibition of illegal immigration.

Shooting was after peaceful rally at 6 o’clock in front of the detention center. In the late evening  the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as Willem Van Spronsen of Vashon Island. In addition to a riffle, he had the ransack with signal rockets. The man tried to fire the huge propan reservoir and buildings.

The police reported that call came to the station and several shootings were made.

Police spokesman Loretta Cool said that all four policemen shot but she did not have details of this incident. She said that the officers did not wear cameras but there were surveillance cameras on the detention center. Who shot into the man – this question remains open.

After firing the policemen hid and protected medical assistance. However, none of them was hurt. Then, they found Van Spronsen shot and now they are investigating this case.

Friend of this men believe that he committed suicide as they got got mail letters “just saying goodbye” from him.

He was ready to end it,” his friend said. “I think this was a suicide. But then he was able to kind of do it in a way that spoke to his political beliefs. I know he went down there knowing he was going to die.”


Natalia Veselnitskaya – official website

Natalia Veselnitskaya
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