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Suspect in Tennessee Waffle House shooting had guns seized after arrest near White House last year

Suspect in Tennessee Waffle House shooting had guns seized after arrest near White House last year

Months before Travis Reinking became the target of a manhunt in Tennessee for a shooting rampage that killed four people, he tried to go to the White House to meet with President Donald Trump.

Reinking, federal officials say, tried to cross a security barrier at the White House complex — an incident that resulted in his arrest and later led to the confiscation of his guns and revocation of his firearms license in his home state of Illinois. But the four weapons would end up back in Reinking’s possession after authorities returned them to his father, officials said.

Early Sunday morning, armed with one of those weapons, an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle — and wearing...

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