October 2, 2022

Black Father Shot and Killed By White Neighbor Claiming Self-Defense, Neighbors Question Shooter’s Story

On November third, 28-year-old Justin King, a Black man, was fatally shot and killed by his white neighbor.

Witnesses of the tragedy at the moment are disputing the police’s story that it was an tried residence invasion, BET reported.

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Division in Bourbon, Missouri claimed the home-owner “feared for his life” and then shot King after he was allegedly tried to power “entry into a neighboring residence where an altercation took place.”

Apparently, three neighbors discover the shooter’s story suspicious. They are saying that the white neighbor has a constant historical past of violence, which embrace race-related points, and beforehand expressed eager to kill somebody.

King’s father John King advised NBC News, “The only person who says it’s a home invasion is the guy that shot my son.” “He had no shirt on, only pajama bottoms. So how was he a threat?”

Folks described King as a “happy-go-lucky” man who had relocated to Bourbon from St. Louis in order that he might be nearer to his 9-year-old daughter.

The Missouri NAACP President Nimrod Chapel Jr. shall be representing the King household and has made a observe that each King and the neighbor had cameras on their properties nevertheless The Crawford County Sheriff’s Division has but to launch any video footage to the general public or in any other case.