The US prosecuted the couple for pointing guns at the protest group

Avatar of Nick John By Nick John Dec10,2023 #pointing #prosecuted
The US prosecuted the couple for pointing guns at the protest group 2
The US prosecuted the couple for pointing guns at the protest group 2

`Waving weapons to intimidate those participating in peaceful protests is illegal. Luckily this incident did not escalate into deadly violence. This type of behavior is unacceptable in St. Louis,` Kimberly

Gardner said the couple Patricia and Mark McCloskey were prosecuted for illegal use of weapons, a class E crime, the lowest level according to regulations in the state of Missouri.

Patricia and McCloskey pointed guns at protesters marching past their mansion in St.

Eric Schmitt, attorney general of Missouri, said he would intervene to overturn the decision to prosecute the McCloskeys.

`As Missouri’s highest law enforcement official, I will not stand idly by and watch state law be ignored. That is why I intervened in this case to seek to overturn it, as well as protect the rights of Missourians when

Meanwhile, Governor Mike Parson called the decision to prosecute the couple `outrageous`.

`We must prioritize laws that keep people safe from political incentives,` Parson posted on Twitter.

The McCloskey couple’s lawyer said the two were very disappointed with the prosecution decision.

The US prosecuted the couple for pointing guns at the protest group

Trump posted a video of two people pointing guns at the protest

Mr. Mark McCloskey and his wife pointed guns at the protesters marching past their villa in St.

The video recording the scene of Patricia and Mark McCloskey pointing guns at the protest crowd last month was also shared by US President Donald Trump on Twitter on June 29.

A white couple raised guns in response to a group of protesters marching past their villa in St.

A wave of protests against racism and police violence broke out in the US at the end of May, after black man George Floyd was pinned to death by police in Minneapolis.

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