It was yet another night of fiery riots in Minneapolis after a criminal who happened to be black died at the hands of police. “Boogie” Smith, a felon who was wanted on a warrant for possession of a firearm, “produced a handgun” during his interaction with police. He fired shots at the officers, but was fortunately stopped by U.S. Marshals. Despite all this, BLM and Antifa are out looting again. Or, if you ask leftists, heroically protesting for justice or something like that.
“Evidence at the scene indicates that the man fired his weapon from inside the vehicle. BCA crime scene personnel recovered a handgun as well as spent cartridge cases from inside the driver’s compartment,” the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said in a statement on “Boogie’s” death. He was convicted in 2017 of felony aggravated robbery and was out on probation and had a history of making threatening posts about police.
“We got guns and bullet proof vest too or should be able to get em… why not just rush these f***s and start this war they keep asking for!” Smith wrote in one post following George Floyd’s death. “Protesters” have been burning the city to the ground since law enforcement stopped a dangerous felon who was shooting at them.
“When your precinct burned, America rejoiced! People celebrated seeing your comrades run for their lives!” one rioter said. “No trial for us, no trial for them. MPLS still hates cops. Kill cops.” reads some graffiti sprayed on the sidewalk.
“I’mma shoot your kids before I shoot y’all, and make you watch,” one man yelled at the police. “Y’all better call the National Guard because guess what – y’all gonna need help.”
And, of course, the rioters continued looting and burning into early Saturday morning, screaming hate and destroying property.
Does any of this look like they want justice? The answer is a simple “no.”