Local journalist Hiram Gilberto caught the incident on camera, and apparently interviewed the victim earlier in the evening. Garrett Foster, the BlackLivesMatter protester who was shot and killed tonight in Austin, TX, was interviewed with his AK47 which he's been legally open-carrying to protests for a while by imhiramlive just yesterday. The shooting set off an intense blame game online. Some right-wingers said that Foster approached the car with his weapon drawn, pointing to a video still that appeared to show the victim with his gun raised and pointed at the vehicle.
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The clip was posted on social networks two days after a similar video of another young girl firing with her Kalashnikov to show her support for Operation Decisive Storm, the military operations in Yemen. The clips have now triggered concerns about a dangerous wave of imitations fuelled by the lure of social networks fame. Parents should simply be put in jail. For the Wise, another blogger, the authorities should push families to appreciate that firearms are not toys to be given to young children or to be used on auspicious occasions.
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Jason Bowen, 18, has been charged with making terroristic threats and causing a catastrophe, as well as weapon and drug paraphernalia charges, police say. As WTAE in Pittsburgh reports, the incident happened Monday at Knoch High School in Butler County, which was placed on lockdown after local police were informed by other students of the gun-shooting social media video. The suspect, Jason Bowen, 18, has been charged with making terroristic threats and causing a catastrophe, as well as weapon and drug paraphernalia charges, according to a criminal complaint cited by WTAE. This, after Bowen is accused of posting a video of himself Snapchat holding an AK-style weapon and firing from the hip.
The post did not name the year-old, who they said is an Antioch resident. But the State's Attorney's office in Lake County, Illinois, said Kyle Rittenhouse was in bond court this morning regarding being a fugitive from justice in Wisconsin, and is being held on no bond. He was due back in court for an extradition hearing on Friday. The video shows the man jogging down the street as a crowd follows him.