Gunman who was killed after trying to enter the Cincinnati FBI office was a Navy veteran with top secret clearance. He was also at the Capitol riot.

Clinton County employees sit in their vehicles blocking the road leading to the scene where a gunman was shot dead by police after he walked into the Cincinnati on Thursday, August 11, 2022, in Wilmington, Ohio. field office of the FBI had invaded.
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Ricky Shiffer was shot dead after trying to break into the FBI's Cincinnati field office.
NBC reported that Shiffer had a top-secret clearance while he was in the Navy.
In 2003, Shiffer was arrested and charged with "obstructing the legal process", but the police file was deleted.
The Ohio gunman who was killed after trying to enter an FBI office in Cincinnati was a Navy veteran known to the government.
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Ricky Shiffer had top secret clearance when he was in the Navy. The 42-year-old was assigned to the USS Columbia upon enlistment in June 1998 and was responsible for overseeing missile and torpedo-related equipment: "Shiffer had to be eligible for top-secret clearance in his job as E-5. " a Navy spokesman told NBC News.
NBC reported that he received a string of speeding tickets after serving five years in the Navy, but his most serious run-in with the law before Thursday occurred in 2003.
Shiffer was arrested by police in Moorhead, Minnesota, and charged with "obstructing the legal process." Records show he pled guilty to the offense a month later. According to NBC, it's not clear what happened in the case since the recording was deleted. Moorhead Police did not respond to an email from the news agency requesting more information.
Shiffer was known to the FBI after they learned he had been in the Capitol riots on January 6, 2021, according to The New York Times. Officers attempted to locate and question him but concluded that the information they gathered contained no specific and credible threat.
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On Thursday, the FBI tweeted that a gunman, later identified as Shiffer, attempted to break into their Cincinnati office.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said officers tried to negotiate with Shiffer after a long chase and attempted to arrest him using "less-than-lethal tactics" but fatally shot him after he raised a gun.
Shiffer documented the failed attack on former President Donald Trump's network Truth Social before he was killed.
"Well, I thought I had a way through bulletproof glass and I didn't. If you don't hear from me, it's true that I tried to attack the FBI, and that means I've either been taken off the internet, the F.B.I. got me or they sent the regular cops," the @RickyWShifferJr account wrote at 9:29 p.m. ET, according to NBC News. The account no longer exists on the platform.
After Monday's raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago property, Shiffer encouraged violence against the FBI, the outlet reported.
"Kill the FBI on sight and be ready to take out other active enemies of the people and those trying to stop you," read one post.
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