Riot Suspect Alleged To Have Vowed To Shoot Family For Turning Him In Gets Hit With New Firearm Charge

The Hill reports:

A defendant in the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. capitol is the first to face a firearms charge under a riot law making it unlawful to carry a firearm while rioting. Guy Wesley Reffitt of Texas was arrested in January after his wife told the FBI that he threatened to shoot their family if they turned him in.

In a superseding indictment on Wednesday, he was issued the additional charge of having a firearm with him at the Capitol. Reffitt was seen in a video posted to YouTube wearing a blue jacket over a black tactical-style vest and a black helmet with a camera attached.

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