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Neo-Nazi arrested in shooting deaths of three people, wounding another woman

July 17, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Neo-Nazi arrested in shooting deaths of three people, wounding another woman

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Washington State authorities have arrested a tattooed covered neo-Nazi white supremacist in the shooting deaths of three people, according to local reports.

Law enforcement officials say 25-year-old Brent Luyster, was the subject of a police manhunt after he fatally shot three people and injured another woman in Woodland, located 20 miles north of Vancouver.

Police said a female, who was the lone survivor of the attack, suffered a gunshot wound to the face but managed to find help driving to a nearby convenience store.

According to the Colombian Star, the woman had to reveal the identity of Luyster to police on handwritten notes because the bullet “took most of her face off,” rendering her unable to speak.

Sgt. Tony Barnes said officers discovered two deceased victims, a man, and woman inside the home, while another male victim was found outside the house. Investigators said the murders were not racially-motivated.

Washington state authorities released a photo of shooting suspect Brent Luyster detailing his many tattoos.

Barnes added that at the time of the shooting deaths, Luyster was allegedly “in search of something,” and said all of the victims, who have not been identified were white and had been associates of Luyster.

Police released a recent photo showing a shirtless Luyster to the public, which detailed tattoos of swastikas, a portrait of Hitler, a Nazi soldier and “RaHoWa” covering his chest, back, and arms.

Officials said Luyster is a career criminal with prior arrests dating back a decade, including multiple attacks on black men in southwest Washington, which merited an entry on the Anti-Defamation League’s website under extremism and terrorism.

During one racially motivated assault in March of 2013, Luyster and his brother, Brian, beat a man at a bar and threatened to kill him, and he was linked to another hate crime in 2000.

Washington State Police captured Luyster around 4:15 p.m. near Longview, who was scheduled to appear in court after allegedly pistol-whipping his ex-girlfriend back in May.

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