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US Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Ethiopian Embassy Gunman

TO HIS CAVE: Trigger-happy embassy gunman Solomon Tadesse "Wedi Weyni" can be arrested should he return to the US or should he dared to travel to a country that signs extradition agreement with the US.
SAFE INSIDE HIS CAVE? Trigger-happy embassy gunman Solomon Tadesse “Wedi Weyni” can be arrested should he return to the US or should he dare to travel to a country that signs extradition agreement with the US.

By Abebe Gellaw,

THE United States Attorney’s Office has obtained an arrest warrant in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the Ethiopian embassy gunman, Solomon Tadess Gebre Silasse. The security attache, who dramatically shot at peaceful protesters at the Ethiopian embassy, fled to Ethiopia to escape prosecution.

Bill Miller, Public Information Officer at U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, told this reporter that the office obtained the arrest warrant after it filed criminal charges of assault with intent to kill while armed in connection with a shooting incident on September 29 at the Embassy of Ethiopia. “The charge carries a statutory maximum of 30 years,” he said. Continue reading US Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Ethiopian Embassy Gunman