Minutes after the shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, uniformed NYPD officers appeared outside New York's memorial.
The suspect, whom authorities have identified as James W. von Brunn, operated an anti-Semitic Web site pushing a book purporting to be an "expose of the Jew conspiracy to destroy the white gene-pool."
The suspect in Wednesday's shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Museum is an Annapolis resident who served time in prison in the 1980s for trying to kidnap members of the Federal Reserve Board and gave possible insight into his motivations on a personal Web site.
A gunman entered the lobby of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Wednesday and shot a security guard shortly before 1 p.m., according to the U.S. Park Police.