White Nationalist in Ohio Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Jewish Community Center

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Washington, D.C., USA. 12 Aug 2018. White nationalist protestors headed to the Unite the Right protest are escorted through the streets of Washington, D.C. by police as counterprotestors look on. (Joseph Gruber / Shutterstock)

A 20-year-old self-identified white nationalist was arrested after he allegedly made threats against a Jewish community center in Youngstown, Ohio.

James Reardon Jr. was arrested by New Middletown Police after posting a video on Instagram on July 11. In the short video, Reardon can be seen firing a gun as the sounds of screams and sirens are heard in the background, according to The New York Times. He captioned the video, “Police identified the Youngstown Jewish Family Community shooter as local white nationalist Seamus O’Rearedon.”

The video, which was tagged with the location of the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, made reference to Reardon’s online pseudonym “I-R-A Seamus.”

New Middletown Police Chief Vince D’Egidio told WFMJ…

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