Armed man impersonating US Marshal arrested at RFK Jr. event

An armed man claiming to be part of President Robert F. Kennedy’s security detail and carrying a pistol and ammunition was quickly detained by authorities after showing up at a California event featuring the presidential candidate, authorities said. announced.

“The man was wearing two shoulder holsters with a loaded pistol and extra ammunition magazines, and had a U.S. Marshal’s badge on his federal ID on the lanyard and belt clip.” Kennedy said early Saturday morning on social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter. “He identified himself as a member of my security guard.”

Kennedy posted an image of a man. wears a black shirt with a white symbol Read “Emergency Medical Services.”

The man’s identity has not been released.

The incident occurred Friday night at the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles, where President Kennedy was speaking in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Mr Kennedy believes it was the elite security firm that was protecting him, Gavin de Becker & Associates, that alerted the gun owner.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. posted an image of an armed man arrested at his event on Friday.

The photo shows a man who was arrested.
Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that the man was impersonating a U.S. Marshal.

“Armed GDBA team members acted quickly to isolate and detain the man until LAPD arrived to make the arrest. We also appreciate the LAPD’s quick response,” he said.

The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the arrest of a man on suspicion of impersonating a U.S. marshal, adding that the FBI was also at the scene and telling the Post that the man “will likely face gun charges.”

Kennedy, a well-known conspiracy theorist, is challenging President Biden for the Democratic Party’s nomination, a headache for Democrats but a funny piece of shit for Republicans who have donated heavily to his campaign. He has become a hero.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s father and uncle were both assassinated under suspicious circumstances.
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His father, Robert F. Kennedy Sr., and uncle, former President Kennedy, were both assassinated, and the younger Kennedy said he was “aware” that he too could be targeted. He has been denied Secret Service protection by the White House, a situation he has repeatedly complained about.

“I remain hopeful that President Biden will grant Secret Service protection. I am the first presidential candidate in history to have a request for protection denied by the White House.”

The Kennedy campaign, once supported by one in five Democratic primary voters, said the coronavirus was an “ethnic target” designed to save Jews and Chinese people, according to polls. The candidate suffered a major setback over the summer after he was caught on video hinting at the possibility of a biological weapon. people. He was then denounced by some of his family members.

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