Did superbowl performance incite attacks?
Beyoncé performed a tribute to the anti-police groups, Black Panthers and Black Lives Matter at the Superbowl. NFL allowed it. The following week was deadly to law enforcement, with a total of six police officers killed. And Obama has said… nothing.
ATLANTA (WXIA) by Michael King: – In addition to the loss of Riverdale Maj. Greg “Lem” Barney on Thursday afternoon, another four officers have died after being shot in the line of duty since Wednesday morning in the United States.
Two Maryland sheriff’s deputies were shot and killed in Abington, Md., on Wednesday — one was shot without warning inside a Panera Bread store after he spoke with the suspect in a Baltimore suburb. The second deputy was shot a short distance later, when, while responding, he found the suspect at the bottom of a hill and was fatally shot.
Mesa County, Colo., Sheriff’s Deputy Derek Geer was shot and killed by a 17-year-old on Monday morning, while responding to a report of a suspicious man. He remained on life support until Wednesday, when his organs could be donated. He passed away Wednesday evening.
Fargo, N.D., Police Officer Jason Moszer was shot during a domestic disturbance Wednesday evening, and died early Thursday as a result of his wounds, according to Fargo’s Deputy Chief Joe Anderson early Thursday morning. Anderson said the suspect’s son had called police to report that the suspect had allegedly shot at his wife, who with her son had managed to escape.
The department’s SWAT team tried to negotiate with the suspect, but he fired several rounds from inside the home. Moszer was shot when the suspect opened fire. When officers finally were able to gain access to the home hours later, they discovered the suspect dead inside.
In addition to the five officers killed in the line of duty, another officer, Richmond, Calif., Police Sgt. Augustine “Gus” Vegas, was shot multiple times and killed at home while off duty early Thursday morning, in what investigators called a domestic dispute with the father of his 6-year-old grandson.
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