Video shows man clearly repeated firing away from rioters at reporters behind police lines – even reloading to fire again
Shocking video shows a police officer in Louisville, Kentucky, intentionally and repeatedly firing on broadcast journalists – even pausing to reload before continuing the assault.
The journalists, wearing high-visibility jackets, were behind the police lines, so the officer had his back to rioters and was firing away from them – clearly intending to hit the reporters and doing so successfully:
As the footage went viral across the US, large numbers of right-wing bots and sockpuppets were deployed in the now-predictable attempt, seen on both sides of the Atlantic, to try to discredit the footage and the journalists:
More signs of the right’s determination to crush dissent and avoid scrutiny that should worry people in the UK, too.
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