If an intruder invaded your house and you felt your life was threatened what would you do? This is a sad situation, but Black Lives Matter has affected many people, not in a good way. Black Lives Matter has caused chaos. turmoil, and destruction including the life of this young man.
A former Affton High School football standout forced his way into a South County home and was shot and killed by an off-duty officer inside after a Facebook dispute over Black Lives Matter apparently boiled over late Saturday afternoon.
That’s what can be pieced together from the accounts of police and an uncle of Tyler Gebhard, who said the young man had been struggling with mental health issues.
“He walked over there and into a gunfight,” Gebhard’s uncle, Patrick Brogan said, drawing on accounts offered by friends of his nephew. “When he got there, he was met with a gun and the guy killed him.”
Authorities said Gebhard, 20, and the officer were acquainted, and Gebhard made Facebook threats to the officer’s family and “uninvolved members of the community” in advance of the Saturday encounter with the unidentified officer.
Gebhard threw a 50-pound concrete planter through the window and entered the Lakeshire residence as the officer’s wife, mother-in-law and two young children struggled to escape through a bedroom window, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said. The off-duty officer shot and killed Gebhard.
“I don’t think the officer had a choice — I honestly don’t,” Belmar told reporters on Saturday, labeling the situation “a very difficult position to be in.”
Both of these men met at church and were friends, until Black Lives Matter divided them.
“Tyler was a good student and a good athlete,” said Dan Oliver, head football coach and athletic director at Affton High School.
“He was like a normal 20-year-old, (the family) had to stay on him to take his medication,” said Brogan, also of Waterloo.
The uncle said the disorder worsened during Gebhard’s first year at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.
“He had a lot of mental problems the last few months,” Brogan said. “A lot of difficulties in life.”
You can bet Black Lives Matter will turn this incident into another race baiting and cop killing issue, even though this young man had a mental disorder that was not being treated properly. No one in their right mind, would blame the young father, who was doing what any “normal” father would do, protect his OWN young children and family from danger. It’s disheartening to hear about the loss of life of this young man, but what would you do if you were in this same situation?
Unfortunately, many more innocent lives will be ripped apart until the insanity of Obama’s division of race in America has been stopped. This is about George Soros creating chaos and profitting on that same chaos. This is about turmoil and destruction and the division of America. This is about innocent lives being lost. This is senseless. This is Black Lives Matter.