Strictly News continues it’s coverage on George Floyd’s killing by ex-officer Derek Chauvin and the following protests and riots today.
As events unfold across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s presumed murder by police officer Derek Chauvin, it’s hard to keep track of all the stories coming out. We’ve summed up the major stories from last night for you here.
- A 31-year-old male was arrested in LA for impersonating a national guard soldier yesterday. The photo here shows the high end tactical gear that the man was equipped with. He was discovered due to carrying and AR-15 rather than the standard issue M4 or M16.
BREAKING: @FOXLA has learned that LAPD arrested 31 y/o Gregory Wong in DTLA this AM while dressed as/impersonating National Guard. He was armed to the teeth and was booked on assault weapons charges. LAPD says federal charges may come next. Sources confirm this photo. @FOXLA pic.twitter.com/NPp8mFuh9x— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) June 2, 2020
- A 20-year-old male shot an officer in the head from behind following peaceful protests in Las Vegas, after much of the crowd had dispersed. The officer, who was shot two days ago, is still in critical condition. See who both the officer and the shooter are here.
- A man was shot following a protest in Las Vegas near the courthouse. The man appeared to be wearing body armor and reached for his weapon. He was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital.
- A man in Utah was arrested on his way to a protest due to several threats made against police and an indication he may be a terrorist threat. When apprehended, police found several firearms including an AK-47 and an Uzi with many rounds of ammunition in his vehicle. Both him and the driver were arrested.
- In Northern California, looters stole upwards of 70 luxury cars including Jeep Wranglers and Dodge Challenger Hellcats. While the owner blocked the exits, the looters simply rammed them until they got out. Approximately 25 of the cars have been recovered. Many have been severely damaged, and several have been chopped for parts, being returned without engines.
- Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City wrapped their store in razor wire after the Macy’s looting last night. They also hired security, which brought along some mean looking dogs to help protect the store. See pictures of the security and their dogs here.
Matthew – Strictly News