A quick question to so many activists who actively misled the public and offered negligent advocacy based on a false narrative . . .
IS THE LADY SHOT BY POLICE A HERO OR SOMEONE WHO THREATENS THE COMMUNITY?!?
After a brief conversation with a KC insider yesterday, there was a bit of brilliance in this quick OTR quote regarding some of the protesters this week who gathered to cheer and show support for the lady suspect . . .
"What about the person who was carjacked? What about their rights? Does anybody care about charges related to sticking a gun in an innocent person's face? Where is the activism against the criminal part of this story??? Why doesn't anyone write a column, tweet or blog post about that???"
For now, we'll take a look at the shifting mainstream narrative starting with the latest on the fate of the carjacker lady suspect . . .
"She was booked into jail after being released from the hospital. She is facing three charges, including unlawful use of a weapon."
I guess that's a weekend warning . . . This lady is out on local streets but probably a bit sore after getting blasted by the po-po.
Meanwhile . . .
Again, what we regret about this story is that the lie spread around the world with lightning speed but now stories reporting a more complete version of the facts of the situation aren't meeting with the same irrationally exuberant reactions. In fact, most of the "hot takes" are just right-wing-nuts gloating and very little of it speaks to the critical issue of media literacy, misinformation on both sides of the aisle and the need for improvement in law enforcement fact checks against the social media rumor mill.
And so today we share a bevy of news links attempting offering perspectives on this shameful moment for Kansas City . . . When facts were denied in favor of craven culture war politics by some of the very same people who denounce their political opponents for denying election returns or controversial classroom theories.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .
A woman shot by Kansas City, Missouri police last Friday has now bonded out of jail. Leonna Hale, 26, was booked into jail after being released from the hospital. She is facing three charges, including unlawful use of a weapon.Hale was shot by Kansas City police officers on May 27 outside a Family Dollar store near Sixth Street and Prospect Avenue.
Dramatic bodycam footage caught the moment a suspected armed carjacker - who was falsely believed to be pregnant and unarmed - wielded a handgun moments before she was shot by Missouri cops. A screenshot released in arrest documents shows Leonna Hale, 26, pointing a handgun as she looks behind her while trying to flee arrest in Kansas City late last Friday, prosecutors said.
A woman who was shot and wounded last week by police in Kansas City after she was spotted inside a vehicle that matched the description of one involved in an armed carjacking was holding a gun in her right hand, authorities confirmed.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 26-year-old woman who was shot by Kansas City, Missouri officers a week ago and is facing charges for pointing a firearm at police is now out of the hospital and made her first court appearance. Jackson County prosecutors on Wednesday charged Leonna M.
You decide . .