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UNREAL: CNN Interviews ‘Protester’ Who Winks at Camera, Claims He’s Holding Soup Can ‘For His Family’

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.18.21

CNN interviewed a protester Wednesday night after clashes erupted between police and demonstrators; holding up a can of soup he claims is “for his family” while winking at the camera.

“I’m just standing here today with soup for my family, and we’re just watching all this unfold. It’s very unfortunate,” said the man.

“You’re not planning on using that are you? Throwing that at police?” asked the reporter.

“Like I said, it’s for my family,” the man claimed.

“Appearing on CNN on Wednesday, the unnamed protester said the can in his hand was for his family as he winked into the camera,” reports Newsweek.

 

Watch the exchange above.

FOX NEWS: Daunte Wright Accused of ‘Choking and Robbing Woman at Gunpoint’ According to Warrant

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.15.21

From Fox News:

Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man shot by a police officer in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday afternoon, had an open warrant for his arrest related to an aggravated armed robbery attempt when he was killed, according to court records. 

Wright and another man, identified as Emajay Maurice Driver, a high school acquaintance, had both been charged with first-degree aggravated robbery in a December 2019 incident in Osseso, Minn., Hennepin County District Court documents show.

According to the documents, Wright and Driver went to a party at an apartment in the 600 block of North Oaks Drive in Osseo – about 5 miles from Brooklyn Center, where Wright was fatally shot. 

Around 2:30 a.m., two women at the home told Wright and Driver they needed to leave, but the two men said they did not have a ride, the documents say. The women reportedly allowed the Wright and Driver to spend the night. 

In the morning, one of the two women left the apartment to get $820 in cash to pay the other for rent. After paying the rent, she left for work. 

As Wright and Driver were waiting for their rides, the other woman who stayed behind said Wright allegedly blocked the door, preventing her from leaving. Wright then allegedly pulled a black handgun “with silver trim out from either his right waistband or his right coat pocket,” pointed it at the woman and demanded the $820, the court documents say.

The victim asked him, “Are you serious?” to which he allegedly responded, “Give me the f—ing money, I know you have it,” according to the court documents. 

When she asked again if he was serious, he allegedly told her, “I’m not playing around.”  

Wright then allegedly choked the woman while trying to pull the cash out from under her bra, where she had tucked it away.

Read the full report at Fox News.

UPDATE: Minnesota Officer to be Charged with 2nd Degree Manslaughter in Shooting of Daunte Wright

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.14.21

**UPDATE**

The former police officer who allegedly shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright at a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota will be charged with second-degree manslaughter.

Body cam footage seemingly shows Kim Potter -a 26-year veteran on the force- discharging her firearm after possibly confusing the gun with a taser.

“Washington County Attorney Pete Orput is expected to announce the second-degree manslaughter charge later Wednesday. Orput did not immediately return a voicemail left by Fox News on Wednesday,” reports Fox News. 

From Fox News:

Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man shot by a police officer in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday afternoon, had an open warrant for his arrest related to an aggravated armed robbery attempt when he was killed, according to court records. 

Wright and another man, identified as Emajay Maurice Driver, a high school acquaintance, had both been charged with first-degree aggravated robbery in a December 2019 incident in Osseso, Minn., Hennepin County District Court documents show.

According to the documents, Wright and Driver went to a party at an apartment in the 600 block of North Oaks Drive in Osseo – about 5 miles from Brooklyn Center, where Wright was fatally shot. 

Around 2:30 a.m., two women at the home told Wright and Driver they needed to leave, but the two men said they did not have a ride, the documents say. The women reportedly allowed the Wright and Driver to spend the night. 

In the morning, one of the two women left the apartment to get $820 in cash to pay the other for rent. After paying the rent, she left for work. 

As Wright and Driver were waiting for their rides, the other woman who stayed behind said Wright allegedly blocked the door, preventing her from leaving. Wright then allegedly pulled a black handgun “with silver trim out from either his right waistband or his right coat pocket,” pointed it at the woman and demanded the $820, the court documents say.

The victim asked him, “Are you serious?” to which he allegedly responded, “Give me the f—ing money, I know you have it,” according to the court documents. 

When she asked again if he was serious, he allegedly told her, “I’m not playing around.”  

Wright then allegedly choked the woman while trying to pull the cash out from under her bra, where she had tucked it away.

Read the full report at Fox News.

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