Last night in Compton, California, two law enforcement deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department who were simply seated in their patrol car were ambushed and shot in the head.
The horrific incident was caught on video.
One male and one female officer were shot.
Here’s what the L.A. County sheriff said in a tweet:
“Update: One male deputy and one female deputy were ambushed as they sat in their patrol vehicle. Both sustained multiple gunshot wounds and are in critical condition. They are both currently undergoing surgery. The suspect is still at large.”
You can watch the video below (warning — graphic):
Update: The gunman walked up on the deputies and opened fire without warning or provocation. pic.twitter.com/cBQjyKkoxJ
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) September 13, 2020
This was the scene of the shooting after police arrived:
This is the scene where two police officers were ambushed in Compton. Both officers were shot in the head. pic.twitter.com/ZocNMU69XT
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) September 13, 2020
President Trump and Don Jr. made statements on the shootings.
Don. Jr. asked for prayers for the officers while President Trump called for the death penalty if the officers die.
Here’s what he said: “If they die, fast trial death penalty for the killer. Only way to stop this!”
If they die, fast trial death penalty for the killer. Only way to stop this! https://t.co/K3sKh28GjX
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 13, 2020
And as if that news was not bad enough, after the officers were taken to the hospital, a group of BLM protesters showed up and blocked the ER entrance/exit, chanting “We hope they die.”
You can watch the videos below (warning — strong language):
BLM protesters at Los Angeles hospital, shouted "Death to the police", "Kill the police" to the 2 sheriff deputies ambushed in Compton last night #BidenRiots#BlackLivesMatter#BlackIsKing
— iammix 🔔 (@iammix24) September 13, 2020
This is so disgusting and inhumane.
The L.A. County sheriff tweeted about the protesters: “To the protesters blocking the entrance & exit of the HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM yelling ‘We hope they die’ referring to 2 LA Sheriff’s ambushed today in #Compton: DO NOT BLOCK EMERGENCY ENTRIES & EXITS TO THE HOSPITAL. People’s lives are at stake when ambulances can’t get through.”
Newsmax reporter John Cardillo responded with one of the best tweets: “Remember EVERY politician, team, and company that isn’t condemning #BlackLivesMatter savages after this. Remember that ‘Republicans’ @MittRomney marched with them and @marcorubio supported them. Remember that every Democrat took a knee and raised a fist for them.”
Remember EVERY politician, team, and company that isn’t condemning #BlackLivesMatter savages after this.
Remember that every Democrat took a knee and raised a fist for them. https://t.co/5yAW4QqmnV
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) September 13, 2020
The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said they had issues when trying to remove the protesters who were blocking the entrance and exit of the hospital ER.
One of the women who refused to follow orders and move has been identified. She is a member of the press.
Her name is Josie Huang and she works for NPR.
The woman who Sheriffs say refused to follow orders & interfered with an arrest at the BLM protest at the hospital where two deputies are in critical condition is @josie_huang. https://t.co/pAh65SyT1W
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) September 13, 2020
She tweeted this after she was released from county jail:
“Hi, all. I’m out of county jail and am headed home. Thank you for caring. I have seen @LASDHQ tweets and have thoughts and videos to share soon after a little rest”
Hi, all. I’m out of county jail and am headed home. Thank you for caring. I have seen @LASDHQ tweets and have thoughts and videos to share soon after a little rest
— Josie Huang (@josie_huang) September 13, 2020
The BLM movement, which many people supported early on —way back in May when there were two peaceful protests— is a full-blown Marxist terror organization.
They are consumed with hate against police officers, white people, and anyone who disagrees with their political ideology which aims to “burn down the USA.”
I want you to remember that this is the group corporate America is supporting, joined by the likes of the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and NASCAR.
This is the group of violent, sick hatemongers who the Democratic Party is aligned with. If Democrats regain power, this BLM group will gain so much strength.
BLM, Democrats, and corporate America are turning accused rapists and women abusers into civil rights heroes, and if you don’t “worship” these people with your fist raised in the air, you will be branded a “racist” and publicly humiliated, maybe even beaten in the streets…or worse.
We must make a strong, strong stand against this sick and diseased hatred.
It’s fine to want to see positive changes made in law enforcement and even work toward changing current procedures if that’s what the public wants, but you don’t have to support this violent and hateful group or glorify violent criminals in order to do that.
This piece originally appeared in WayneDupree.com and is used by permission.
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