Iced Earth Guitarist Jon Schaffer Reportedly Among Pro-Trump Mob at U.S. Capitol Attack

Iced Earth guitarist/songwriter Jon Schaffer is reportedly among the dozens of people the Washington D.C. police are seeking in connection with the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by supporters of outgoing one-term President Donald Trump.

A widely-distributed photo was posted on the D.C. Metropolitan Police site under “Persons of Interest in Unrest-Related Offenses” in which a person resembling Schaffer can be seen pointing angrily at a camera with his index finger extended as he and dozens of others invade the Capitol building.

The outspoken co-founder of the Tampa, Florida metal band has been identified by numerous outlets by his signature grey beard, left wrist tattoos that include “1776” and an American flag, as well as an Oath Keepers baseball hat from the group the Southern Poverty Law Center has described as a far-right anti-government militia organization.

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