Sunday evening, Shocking videos and images going viral on social media showing a white St. Louis couple angrily pointing loaded guns at a non-violent Black Lives Matter protesters. they passed by McCloskey’s house as they made their way to Mayor Lyda Krewson’s home to demand her resignation.
The husband,Mark McCloskey appeared to be holding a AR-15 rifle and his wife, Patricia McCloskey holding a small semi-automatic handgun.
The St Louis Police confirmed receiving a call from the McCloskey asking for help for an incident of trespassing and assault.
After that the video had made the buzz on the social media, the chief prosecutor for the City of St. Louis, Missouri, Gardner made a firm statement that the case is being investigated: “Make no mistake: we will not tolerate the use of force against those exercising their First Amendment rights, and will use the full power of Missouri law to hold people accountable.”