A 25-year-old gunman has been arrested on his way to the White House with a rifle and a “hit list” containing the names of President Joe Biden and the country’s medical adviser Dr Anthony Fauci.
It was reported that Kuachua Brillion Xiong had an AR-15 type rifle, ammunition and a bulletproof vest when he was arrested for aggressive driving on December 21 in Iowa state.
Xiong, who had the White House address on a GPS device, said he was on the verge of “fighting evil demons,” according to federal court records released Tuesday.
He told investigators he found a “weak spot” in the building that would allow him to get inside.
During questioning, Xiong said he was “the only person left who can free the United States from evil and that it is necessary for him to kill those in power.”
According to court records, Xiong had compiled the “target list” of targets from the TikTok videos.
Along with Biden and Fauci, the list also included the names of former Presidents Bill Clinton and Obama and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
“Concluding the interview, Xiong said nothing would stop him from implementing his plan to enter the White House and kill those on his target list,” the complaint said.
Xiong also told investigators that if released, he would immediately resume his trip to the White House in Washington and “do everything in his power to carry out his plan,” according to court records.
Xiong is due to appear in federal court for a detention hearing Thursday (U.S. Time), with the federal government arguing he should remain in custody for threatening a former president, which is a federal crime, the federal government reported. Times.
(With contributions from agencies)