Rather than condemning violence and lawlessness, our leaders celebrate it while blaming the brave men and women in blue who have a tough job to do protecting people. Thanks to our first black leader America has become more divided than it has been since slavery ended.
Now, we have the Charlotte riots in North Carolina, that are causing all kinds of civil unrest and these BLM activists are doing it all in the name of racism, except there is one HUGE problem here…the cop who shot the ARMED black man was BLACK himself.
It hasn’t been made public yet, but, a North Carolina news outlet is reporting that the dash cam video of the Keith Scott shooting clearly shows him with a gun. Which is a HUGE Uh-Oh to the “unarmed black man shot by racist cops” narrative.
A Charlotte, North Carolina news station says it has confirmed with sources that there is dash camera video that shows Keith Scott getting out of a car and coming at police officers with a gun in his hand.
A police officer shot and killed Scott on Tuesday.
Chief Kerr Putney said Scott posed a threat because officers saw him exit a vehicle twice with the gun and didn’t drop it when police ordered him to do so.
WSCO said Chief Putney said he saw some of the video from the scene, but not all of it.
“I can tell you a weapon was seized, a handgun. I can also tell you, we did not find a book, that has been made reference to,” said Putney. “I can just tell you what I know based on what we’ve gathered through the scientific process of going through the evidence.
One of the first people to see the dash cam footage would be the chief of police. Also, since the #BlackLivesMatter rules of engagement clearly state everything must be made about race at all times, the Chief of Police? He’s black. Whoops.
Also black? Brentlet Vinson, the highly respected police officer involved in the actual shooting of Keith Scott. Whoops again
Officers approached Scott after he got back into the car. He emerged from the car with a firearm “and posed an imminent deadly threat to the officers, who subsequently fired their weapon striking the subject,” police said in a statement. “The officers immediately requested Medic and began performing CPR.”
Police said they recovered the firearm Scott was holding.
As riots continue today, keep these things in mind. Those “things” being the apparent facts. I’m inspired. Let’s play a little game and remove race from this story altogether, see what conclusion you draw. We’ll meet up for cookies after. Maybe we’ll come to the same conclusion, you never know.
Police see a man with a gun exit a car. Police command man to drop the gun. Man does not drop the gun. Police feel threatened because the man has a gun he is refusing to drop. Police shoot man for refusing to drop the gun.
Any other day, this wouldn’t even make the news. You know why? Imagine being the news anchor reading that story to everyone at home sitting on their couches wondering what new pumpkin concoction they can make next. People at home, watching the story, would’ve shrugged their shoulders. Yeah. A man was shot by the cops because he had a gun he refused to drop once commanded by cops. So what’s the point of the story?
Race isn’t the issue here. Especially, because both the cop involved in the shooting and the victim… SAME RACE. And, the police chief? Same race as the victim. Yet Black Lives Matter is still going along with the “it’s all about race” argument.
This is why no one should take Black Lives Matter seriously. They’re using this case,and many like it to paint a narrative that cops are systematically killing blacks for nothing but hateful, racist reasons. Except that’s obviously not true. It’s doubly not true in this situation, as (already stated twice) the officer involved is black.
I’m not trying to say that racist people don’t exist, they do, no matter how stupid it is, but in this case, racism played no part in the shooting.
People need to wait for facts to surface before they go spouting off information they know nothing about, take Hillary for instance, she insisted that the black man was carrying a book when he was shot by the officer, when later, all that was discovered was a gun, no book in site. How dumb must she look and feel right now? And she is trying to run our country?! But, that’s another rant for another time. Let’s take a look at some real facts, shall we….
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