Yesterday a video was widely circulated showing a man and woman with guns guarding their home as protesters passed nearby on their way to the mayor’s residence.
The media was of course all over it. Well, some of it at least:
— ABC News (@ABC) June 29, 2020
A video shows an unidentified couple in St. Louis pointing guns at protesters who were marching to demand the mayor's resignation after she read the names and addresses of some residents who supported defunding the police during an online briefing. t.co/h3zvRrdLzl
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 29, 2020
St. Louis couple points guns at peaceful crowd of protesters calling for mayor to resign t.co/o2SS6Ml3HJ
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 29, 2020
Related: ‘We were in fear of our lives’; Central West End couple seen pointing guns at protesters speaks. “This is all private property. There are no public sidewalks or public streets. We were told that we would be killed, our home burned and our dog killed. We were all alone facing an angry mob,” personal-injury lawyer Mark McCloskey was quoted by St. Louis CBS affiliate KMOV4.