Georgia Bureau of Investigation makes 2 arrests in Ahmaud Arbery killing. Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael, the white father and son accused of fatally shooting the 25-year-old black man on a residential Georgia street in February, were arrested on Thursday and charged with murder and aggravated assault. Source 7g.
There is a lot of racial profiling out there but this one went too far. I can't believe it took so long for this man and his son to be charged for the crime. Black Americans have to go through so much hardship in what should be a modern thinking first world country!
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The man who recorded the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery has been charged with felony murder. William Bryan, Jr., the man whose video account of the February shooting sparked a national outcry, was arrested Thursday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. He was also charged with criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment. Source 8e.
This is another way to intimidate people trying to come forward and do the right thing. Disgusting that these people are attached to law enforcement.
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Men charged in Ahmaud Arbery's murder to appear Georgia court. The three men accused in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery were scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning, according to the Glynn County Magistrate Court. Arbery, a black man, was shot three times on Feb. 23 after a white father and son - Gregory and Travis McMichael - chased him down while he was jogging through a neighborhood 2 miles from his home in Brunswick. A third white man, William "Roddie" Bryan Jr., captured the killing on video. Source 9o.
Three men indicted by Georgia grand jury on felony murder charges in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, prosecutor says. A Glynn County grand jury indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. On charges that include felony murder and malice. Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was shot and killed while jogging Feb. 23 about two miles from his home in a neighborhood outside Brunswick, Georgia. Ref. USAToday.
While I like to see justice done would all these cases suddenly of gotten all this attention if there weren't riots and out cries for justice?
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