Thursday, November 17, 2011

Ortega-Hernández Charged With Attempting To Kill President Obama

Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernández

Photos: U.S. Park Police

White House shooter charged with trying to assassinate President Barack H. Obama.

By H. Nelson Goodson
November 17, 2011

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - On Thursday,  Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernández, 21, of Idaho Falls, Idaho was charged with attempting to assassinate President Barack H. Obama or members of his staff. Ortega-Hernández appear before a U.S. magistrate judge in Pittsburgh. The judge told Ortega-Hernández that federal prosecutors from Washington D.C. were seeking an extradition request for him to face charges in D.C. Ortega-Hernández said in court, that he understood the charge. He is facing life in a federal prison, if convicted.
Ortega-Hernández told authorities, that he was the modern day Jesus Christ and Obama was the Antichrist. A belief, that led Ortega-Hernández to act and shoot at the White House where Obama lives. He also thought that the federal government was conspiring against him, according to the federal criminal complaint.
On Wednesday, Ortega-Hernández was taken into custody in connection with last Friday's White House shooting incident. He was arrested around 12:35 p.m. without incident at a hotel near Indiana, Pennsylvania (PA) by the PA State Police, according to the Secret Service.
Last Friday, Ortega-Hernández allegedly fired several shots around 9:00 p.m. at the White House in Wshington, D.C. during a drive-by. His vehicle was found five minutes later and a weapon (AK-47) that was traced back to Ortega-Hernández was recovered by U.S. Park Police and the Secret Service. Authorities say, the AK-47 was registered to Jake Chapman, 21, who sold it to Ortega-Hernández in March.
Two bullets hit the White House building, one was stuck in a bullet proof window and the other in the building exterior. Bullet castings were recovered along the 1600 block of Constitution Ave., the Secret Service reported.
President Barack H. Obama was not at the White House when the shooting occurred, the Secret Service reported.
Ortega-Hernández was reported missing on October 31, by family members in Idaho who described him as a Mexican-American. He had just moved in the D.C. area several weeks ago, the investigation revealed.
U.S. Park Police were able to get a photo of Ortega-Hernández on Friday morning when investigating a call that a suspicious man was loitering around a D.C. suburb.
Ortega-Hernández apparently has a history of mental related treatments.

Ortega-Hernández video trying to get into Oprah's Show. He believes to be the modern day Jesus Christ sent by God to lead people back to Zion at link:

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