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Naked gunman’s Trump link


AUTHORITIES say the naked suspect in the Waffle House shooting in Tennessee had a previous run in with the law at the White House.

Travis Reinking remains on the run after shooting four people dead at the Nashville restaurant early on Sunday (local time).

A Secret Service agent told the Associated Press, Reinking was arrested last July outside the White House complex after he had hoped to talk to President Donald Trump.

Special Agent Todd Hudson in Nashville said Reinking “wanted to set up a meeting with the president”.

Hudson says Reinking tried to cross bike racks near the White House grounds that were part of security barriers. Reinking was asked to leave the restricted area, and when he declined, Hudson says he was arrested on a charge of unlawful entry.

Reinking, who is from Morton, Illinois, was subsequently released and was later interviewed by the FBI and authorities in Tazewell County, Illinois.

Metro Nashville Police Department spokesman Don Aaron said 29-year-old Travis Rei…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/world/north-america/several-people-have-been-killed-after-gunman-opens-fire-at-waffle-house-in-nashville/news-story/a13cff1e213c3c839a7e3b3c6e1626c7

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