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Proud Boy Tiny Toese Shot In The Foot At Olympia Protest

Officials say someone pulled a gun and shot Toese in the foot, while some witnesses say he shot himself by mistake while chasing antifa. Yes, his name is "Tiny Toese."

The Seattle Times-Intelligencer has this story:

On Saturday evening, however, social media lit up with accounts and video of the shooting and its aftermath, with some naming the victim as Tusitala “Tiny” Toese, a member of the Proud Boys.

The department had a team of detectives investigating and seeking a suspect, Lower said Saturday evening. Officers were also seeking to speak with people who witnessed the shooting.

The shooting happened around the time a group of demonstrators were at the Capitol for an “End the Mandates” protest against Gov. Jay Inslee’s order requiring state workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. State officials were expecting a counterdemonstration, described in a state memo as a “stand-up to fascists” event.

Toese is a habitual parole violator, according to KATU.com.

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