(Seattle Police Department)

Guns Seized from Washington Man Said to Be Neo-Nazi Leader Prepping for ‘Race War’

Firearms belonging to the suspected leader of a neo-Nazi group who was thought to be preparing for a “race war” have been seized under a “red flag” law in Washington state, according to court documents.

Authorities removed five rifles, three pistols and other gun components from Kaleb James Cole, 24, under a state law that allows authorities to take guns from people deemed to be a risk to themselves or others for up to a year, authorities said. Cole has not been charged with any crime.

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes believes the seizure, which court documents indicate happened Sept. 26, may have prevented a massacre.

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