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Man dies after attacking immigration prison in Washington

Credit: Mid-Day- Published on July 14, 2019
*Washington:* A man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded at about 4 am to the privately run Tacoma Northwest...
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Credit: Wochit News
Published on July 14, 2019 -  00:42
Tacoma Immigration Center Attacker Was Repeat Assailant
A man who was killed after attacking an immigration detention facility had been previously arrested for assault. Willem Van Spronsen, 69, attacked the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma before dawn on Saturday. According to Reuters, Van Spronsen was armed with a rifle and incendiary devices when he attacked the Washington facility. He burned one vehicle and was trying to ignite a propane tank when he was confronted by four police officers who opened fire on him.

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