PHOENIX – The man known as the so-called “QAnon Shaman” has reportedly been released from a halfway house.
The man, whose name is Jacob Chansley, took part in the deadly Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol. According to a report in March 2023, Chansley, whose known for the horned costume he wore during the Capitol Riot, was released from prison into a halfway house.
Now, Chansley’s stint at the halfway house appears to be over.
“One small step for this man, and one GIANT leap for all mankind…” read a tweet reportedly made by Chansley on a Twitter account.
According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website, Chansley was released from custody on May 25. Chansley’s release from custody happened on the same day the founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group was sentenced to 18 yeas in prison for seditious conspiracy in connection with the Capitol Riot.
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