The Mainstream Media™ are more and more selective in regards to the stories they cover. In Chicago this previous weekend, a lunatic went on a homicide spree killing five and wounding a few greater. however, due to the fact that it didn’t fit the predominant narrative, the media have coated the story with a pillow. until it stopped relocating.
The suspect, Jason Nightengale, turned into a profession criminal who with the aid of legislations shouldn’t have touched a firearm. despite the fact, Illinois’ wide gun manage legal guidelines did nothing except assist ensure that his victims had been doubtless unarmed and helpless dealing with down an armed dangerous man who didn’t supply a rattling concerning the legislation.
due to unarmed victims, the 32-yr-old with a background of violence, terrorized random victims across the city of Chicago and into Evanston over several hours Saturday. in the conclusion, he killed five (news studies fluctuate) and wounded a few others. eventually, officers in Evanston truncated Nightengale’s murder spree with some well-positioned pictures of their personal.
The ny submit has the details.
A Chicago man who killed three people as he randomly shot eight strangers had posted a sequence of disturbing movies — during which he vowed to “blow up the complete community.”
Jason Nightengale, 32, appeared to randomly select pursuits Saturday as he shot lifeless a chinese trade scholar, a feminine protection shield and a 20-yr-ancient consumer in a keep he robbed, police observed at a news briefing.
He additionally left at the least 5 others severely injured, together with elderly girls aged eighty one and seventy seven in addition to a 15-yr-historic woman who turned into shot within the head while with her mother, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said.
His massacre lasted well-nigh 4 hours and stretched over more than 10 miles before he become shot dead in a gun fight with law enforcement officials after taking a woman hostage at an IHOP in Evanston, police talked about.
Heavy.com mentioned that two more of the wounded died, bringing the dying toll to five, no longer counting the killer.
He liked to submit video clips on social media boasting of his murderous intent.
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in the meantime the Illinois chapter of moms Demand motion are blaming racism and the Covid pandemic for the shooting.
Lack of access to probability is a key driver of gun violence, and the pandemic has introduced an financial disaster. The financial fallout has additionally disproportionately affected communities where a long time of coverage selections have created conditions that contribute to gun violence. “to put it bluntly,” Michael-Sean Spence, Everytown’s neighborhood safeguard initiatives director, wrote in Newsweek, “underinvestment in Black and Latino neighborhoods has created the environments in which public health epidemics thrive.”
Dozens of satellite vans would have descended on Chicago to present continuous, circular-the-clock coverage if the shooter had been a white Trump supporter who meandered through Chicago killing people of colour indiscriminately on account of deep-seated hatred. Why so little coverage of Nightengale’s murder spree (that was a rhetorical question)?