Seattle police say a “violent crowd” prevented them reaching two shooting victims — one whom later died — inside the city’s autonomous protest zone Saturday.
Officers responded around 2:30 a.m. local time Saturday to a report of shots fired at Cal Anderson Park inside the area referred to as the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) or Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ), according to a police statement.
“It’s the summer of chaos,” said Mike Solan, president of the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild in an interview on Fox News Saturday.
“Early this morning that violence was raw and real. … One of our community members lost their life and police are still not allowed into that area and were prevented from providing that police service to the area to locate the victim and … to render aid.
“It’s very troubling.”
The suspect or suspects remain at large.
This is what most of the mainstream media reported about and no one mentioned that before the shooting started there was reportedly a huge fight between Antifa and real BLM protestors.
Witnesses said there was heavy drinking throughout the night, then a conflict escalated into gunfire.
Antifa members were beaten up by real BLM protestors.
A short while later Antifa/JBGC members returned & fired multiple shots at the same protestors.
Time to reinstate law and order. I do have to admit struggling with why the police and 1st responder should respond, but then I remember we’re better than that. It’s what separates us between being the great country that we are and an uncivilized 3rd world country mentality. Also, allegedly there was an incident with the ambulance: