A couple identified as Mark and Patricia McMcloskey in St Louis, Missouri has been caught on tape aiming their guns at a crowd of peaceful protesters seeking the resignation of the Mayor of St Louis, Lyda Krewson, OYOGist.com has gathered.
In a now-viral video that was retweeted by President Trump but later deleted, the couple was seen maintaining a threatening pose with both of them wielding their guns as the protesters march.
The protesters were seeking the resignation of Lyda Krewson, the Mayor of St Louis as the marched on Sunday evening towards the Mayor’s residence to demonstrate.
The demonstrators were chanting and carrying posters in a bid to mount pressure on Mayor Lyda to redirect city funds away from law enforcement.
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The protesters could be heard chanting, “resign Lyda, take the cops with you,” as the approach the Mayor’s house in the Central West End.
The couple who was standing in front of their homes was pointing their guns at the peaceful protesters.
In Missouri, there’s a castle doctrine that permits homeowners to stand their ground in their homes with their weapons, so far they do not brandish it in a manner that shows aggression and readiness to fire.
The couple were both identified as Mark and Patricia McCloskey. Both of them are lawyers and Patricia also seats on the Missouri Bar Ethical Review Panel.