Suspect Family Culture War Drama Emerges After Kansas City Teen Shooting

What's important to note in this exchange is that the testimony is voiced, admittedly, by somebody who has lost touch with their grandpa and seemingly hasn't talked to him in more than half a decade.

Still . . . Here's more of the tell-all hearsay . . .

Ludwig told The Star he and his grandfather have lost touch over the last five or six years, and the two view politics differently.

"He’s become staunchly right-wing, further down the right-wing rabbit hole as far as doing the election-denying conspiracy stuff and COVID conspiracies and disinformation, fully buying into the Fox News, OAN kind of line," Ludwig said. "I feel like it’s really further radicalized him in a lot of ways.”

On Monday, Clay County Prosecutor Zachary Thompson said there was a racial component to this case, but he wouldn't elaborate any further.

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Grandson of man accused of shooting Ralph Yarl is 'disgusted'

We're learning more about the 84-year-old accused of shooting Ralph Yarl. Officers say Andrew Lester shot Yarl twice when the young man rang his doorbell by mistake. Now, Lester's grandson is sharing his insights into his grandfather's actions.

Kansas City man's grandchildren speak out on Ralph Yarl shooting

LIBERTY, Mo. - FOX4 is learning more about the 84-year-old man accused of shooting 16-year-old Ralph Yarl. Andrew Lester pleaded not guilty to first-degree assault and armed criminal action charges at the Clay County Courthouse Wednesday. The Kansas City Star was able to talk to two of Lester's grandchildren.

Shooting survivor Ralph Yarl garners worldwide support, including from suspect's family

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Support for Ralph Yarl, the 16-year-old who was shot in the head on April 13 in Kansas City, Missouri, has poured in from across the country and around the globe. Within three days, over 80,000 worldwide donors contributed to the GoFundMe in Yarl's name, with donations coming from 80 countries and all 50 U.S.

Grandsons of man accused of shooting Ralph Yarl have different opinions of shooting

Two grandsons of the man accused of shooting a Kansas City teenager at the front door offered different views of the shooting. Klint Ludwig says he distances himself from Andrew Lester because of his views. He says his grandfather was wrong to shoot Ralph Yarl, who mixed up two addresses and rang his doorbell by mistakes.

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