Salt Lake City Man Threatens Protesters With Compound Bow
Written by B87FM on May 31, 2020
A person was attacked at a protest in Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah, after threatening to shoot protesters with a compound bow. Video of the incident reveals the person shouting “All lives matter.”
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KSLTV says SLC law enforcement officials pulled the person from the mob, however his automotive was flipped over and set on hearth.
“First, I bought beat up after I yelled ‘All Lives Matter.’ Then I pulled out weapons and I bought beat up some extra,” mentioned the person, who recognized himself as Brandon McCormick. “The cops grabbed me and my automotive bought totaled … I misplaced all the things, coming down right here to attempt to defend [officers] with what weapons I had … I again up the legislation enforcement. I do know some cops are dangerous. I do know some individuals are racists are dangerous.”
The person says $1,000 and his cellphone had been left in his automotive whereas it was burned. He mentioned claimed two “black African People… beat him by means of his window as a result of [he] yelled, ‘All lives matter.'”
The protests had been sparked after the demise of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Could 25. Police officer Derek Chauvin planted his knee on Floyd’s neck for a number of minutes. In video of the incident, Floyd might be heard saying “I am unable to breathe.” Chauvin has been arrested on costs of homicide within the third diploma and manslaughter.