A white couple pointing with gunsIn St. Louis, a group of people walked to the mayor’s house and asked her to resign. Social media videos show that the armed couple stood outside a large house in an upscale community in the upscale Western District of Missouri on Sunday night.
In the video, the unidentified couple shouted to the demonstrators, while the people in the parade pushed the crowd forward, urging the participants to ignore them.
Seeing the woman aiming her pistol at the crowd. I saw a man holding a rifle.
KMOV-TV, a branch of CBS’s St. Louis, noted that the video was shared thousands of times on social media on Sunday night.
On Monday morning, President Trump retweeted Video of the event.
It is unclear whether the St. Louis police are aware of the incident. Associated Press emails and phone calls to the police were not immediately answered.
A group of at least 500 people was walking towards the home of Mayor Lyda Krewson, shouting: “Resign from Lyda and join the police,” the news media reported.
The resignation request was made after Facebook’s live briefing on Friday. In the briefing, Cruzen read the names and addresses of several residents who wrote a letter to the mayor, suggesting that she quit the police station. paragraph.
The videotape has been deleted from Facebook, and Krewson apologized last Friday, saying she was not “intent to cause trouble.”
But a spokesperson for Cruzen told KMOV that she would not resign. The spokesman said: “She apologized and admitted that she had made a mistake and she definitely did not plan to resign.
The name and letters are considered public records, but Cruzen’s behavior was strongly opposed.
As of early Monday, an online petition asked her to resign, with approximately 43,000 signatures.
D-St. State Rep. Rasheen Aldridge said: “As a leader, you wouldn’t do such a thing…it’s right for us to visit her at her house.” Louis spoke with a megaphone during the protest on Sunday.
KMOV said that St. Louis Alderwoman Megan Ellyia Green tweeted: “So don’t be cool to support my voters who support #DefundThePolice on the FB scene. This move is designed to suppress objections, which is dangerous.”
KMOV explained that Doxing pointed out that he maliciously intended to disclose private information or identification information.
The Missouri Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) issued a statement saying that Cruzen’s actions were “shocking and misleading,” adding that reading the message aloud “has no other obvious purpose other than intimidation”.
St. Louis City Finance Minister Tishaura Jones also tweeted: “The mayor’s move not only harms her citizens, but also Lure’s move,” echoing Kruzen’s resignation.