Lancaster, Pennsylvania Turned Violent After Rioters Intentionally Circulated Fake News About An Autistic Child Being Killed By Police
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Protests in Pennsylvania turned violent as Nationalist Review predicted they would following the intentional dissemination of misinformation about the shooting of an armed black man who charged at police with a knife. Black Lives Matter rioters, seeking to provoke the destruction of another American city, spread the word that fully grown man police lawfully killed was actually a 14-year-old child who was unarmed and diagnosed with autism.
Needless to say, this man did not have autism, nor was he a child. But he did have a violent criminal history which included at least one other stabbing incident during which he plunged a knife into four other people including one minor. But Black Lives Matter has never been an organization to let the facts get in the way of their looting and arson. As the clock ticked onward last night, that was exactly what Lancaster experienced.
By the end of the night, the few honest journalists present to document the terrorism had been harassed and intimidated by street thugs, the police station had been attacked, numerous shops looted, and fires lit.
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Rioters Began Swarming The Streets After Police Shot A Violent Criminal Who Charged At Them With A Knife:
BREAKING: @Lancaster_DA releases body cam footage of the officer involved shooting. It’s clear as day the suspect charged the cop to attack him with a knife. But this doesn’t matter to the “protesters”, they’re still raising hell in the city tonight. pic.twitter.com/hxyRKPsf3m— Brendon Leslie (@BrendonLeslie) September 14, 2020
Then The Rumor Mill Began To Swirl: Rioters Intentionally Spread A False Narrative About The Deceased Being A 14-Year-Old Autistic Child
Their narratives are all over the place. I don’t know if the guy had autism, but I know the guy had a knife. pic.twitter.com/FxyX9DeiSD— Brett MacDonald (@TweetBrettMac) September 13, 2020
Again, this wan’t a child. It was a 27-year-old man with a history of psychopathic stabbing sprees. Why he was out of jail, we’re not quite certain. What we do know is that he attacked four people with a knife previously and police had to use a taser on him during that prior encounter.
A 14-year-old autistic boy was NOT shot and killed by police in Lancaster, PA, as many #BLM agitators have claimed.— Pete D’Abrosca (@pdabrosca) September 14, 2020
The victim was 27-year-old Ricardo Miguel Munoz, according to the Lancaster PD’s initial report.
cc: @TweetBrettMac pic.twitter.com/Tj23AVCueQ
Then The Riot Began: Riot Leaders On Scene Demanded That Parents With Children Leave The Area, The Implication Being That Things Would Soon Become Violent
Lancaster City pic.twitter.com/g9l21dEc0A— MKViti (@selfdeclaredref) September 14, 2020
Local Reporters Refused To Correct Rioters Who Again, And Again, Repeated The Same Fake Rumor About A Child Being Shot
By this point, all the facts had come to light. Body camera footage had been released, the DA had commented on the situation, the deceased subject’s criminal history had been discovered…but local mainstream affiliates who were on the ground continued to let rioters use their platform to spread a malicious narrative about a child being slain.
Journalist doesn’t even bother to correct him. https://t.co/Ku3Il8OBtm— Brett MacDonald (@TweetBrettMac) September 14, 2020
Almost had a car incident in Lancaster PA at the protest. pic.twitter.com/kwfW2IJkCZ— Lancaster Patriot (@thelancpatriot) September 14, 2020
Independent Journalists Were Attacked For Filming:
BLM demand live streamers turn their cameras off https://t.co/ANtNq09Tr5— MKViti (@selfdeclaredref) September 14, 2020
Rioters Destroyed Police Cars With Bricks:
PENNSYLVANIA: black bloc Antifa destroy the windows and body of a Lancaster detective’s car using a bricks— ELIJAH RIOT (@ElijahSchaffer) September 14, 2020
Black lives matter protesters join in and call to light the car on fire pic.twitter.com/3tdCL5zaYi
Rioters From Philly Allegedly Came In To Assist The Mob:
The short white girl trying to amp up the crowd is a professional antifa from Philly, we are told. pic.twitter.com/kjOohEXU3N— Lancaster Patriot (@thelancpatriot) September 14, 2020
Conveniently, Local Media Left Shortly Before The Real Violence Began:
Tonight in Lancaster, protesters are calling out police to a skirmish pic.twitter.com/j6WuJ8xZzu— Drew Hernandez (@livesmattershow) September 14, 2020
The Fires Were Lit:
Lancaster PA dumpster fire.— Lancaster Patriot (@thelancpatriot) September 14, 2020
Literally and a metaphor. pic.twitter.com/cMzSHGlpEt
Skirmish line advances in Lancaster as anarchists throw bricks and fireworks in Lancaster PA pic.twitter.com/1kAXYsQx8j— Lancaster Patriot (@thelancpatriot) September 14, 2020
Firing pepper balls. pic.twitter.com/oWZMIKZ8ln— Lancaster Patriot (@thelancpatriot) September 14, 2020
Police Attempted To Disperse The Crowd With Irritants:
1:58 am ET – more gas for the remainders. pic.twitter.com/z6MALGSYZK— Lancaster Patriot (@thelancpatriot) September 14, 2020
PENNSYLVANIA: After rioters began throwing bricks and breaking windows of the police station— Drew Hernandez (@livesmattershow) September 14, 2020
Police deploy tear gas and rubber bullets again to clear the street and intersection in front of the police station pic.twitter.com/0xRDMz6o4w
One Man Took A Canister Directly To His Crotch:
PENNSYLVANIA: Rioter gets shot in his testicles by a rubber bullet pic.twitter.com/i1BFojeIe7— Drew Hernandez (@livesmattershow) September 14, 2020
Then The Looting Began:
“They keep asking each other out loud when they are going to start breaking stuff and looting”
LANCASTER: BLM and Antifa are destroying shop windows and destroying planters— ELIJAH RIOT (@ElijahSchaffer) September 14, 2020
They keep asking each other out loud when they are going to start breaking stuff and looting stores in Pennsylvania pic.twitter.com/1yreEJg0Em
More broken windows pic.twitter.com/jMc28RbeLg— ELIJAH RIOT (@ElijahSchaffer) September 14, 2020
The Cavalry Arrives:
BREAKING: cops are driving around, jumping out, running full speed at rioters and arresting them using marked vans— ELIJAH RIOT (@ElijahSchaffer) September 14, 2020
Here 4 people were arrested
The cops said they were targeting specific individuals who they ID’d committed crimes throughout the night
Video below shows more pic.twitter.com/2IgUtMUZEA
PENNSYLVANIA: there were multiple armed individuals in camouflage w/ American flags as identifiers offering tactical to support to Lancaster police— ELIJAH RIOT (@ElijahSchaffer) September 14, 2020
I’m not sure who they were, but they were not messing around. There presence often made rioters flee pic.twitter.com/8pFpmKt9UH
Lancaster PA police armored truck and tanks just cleared out most of the stragglers. pic.twitter.com/KvnPRYcwUJ— Lancaster Patriot (@thelancpatriot) September 14, 2020