Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Washington, D.C., United States--10 June 2009

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 5 December 2017

Date: 10 June 2009 (12:50 PM EDT)

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Type of event: terrorism


One guard killed (Stephen Johns) in shooting attack at the Holocaust Museum, Washington, D.C.

The gunman, James von Brunn, was shot by two other guards and hospitalized; von Brunn espoused white supremacist and other extremist views and had a history of convictions including attempting to enter the Federal Reserve boardroom in 1981 with a shotgun to kidnap board members.

Consequences: 1 killed, 1 injured


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