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White Murderer Released After Pulling Unarmed Black Man From Car and Shooting Him

02 Dec

I haven’t carried my guns in a long time…I do now. First Trumpazoid who crosses me with some off the wall shit…Is a dead man.

White man who gunned down black ex-NFL player in road rage case released without charges

Ronald Gasser (Nick M./Twitter)

A man who shot and killed a former NFL player during an apparent road rage incident has been released without charges.

Joe McKnight, a former New Orleans high school star, was shot dead about 3 p.m. Thursday during an argument at an intersection in Terrytown, reported The Times-Picayune.

A witness said she saw a man, later identified as 54-year-old Ronald Gasser, yelling at the 28-year-old McKnight, who was attempting to apologize.

Witnesses said Gasser, who is white, pulled McKnight, who is black, from his Audi, argued with him and then shot him more than once as he stood over him.

“I told you not to f*ck with me,” Gasser said, before firing once more at McKnight as he lay on the ground.

McKnight, who last played in the NFL in 2014, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gasser was taken to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office for questioning but was released overnight without charges, reported The Advocate.

Deputies said the fatal shooting remains under investigation.

Investigators said McKnight, who was named the Times-Picayune’s male athlete of the decade in 2009 after a standout career at John Curtis Christian School, was not armed at the time of his death.

No other guns were found outside his vehicle.

Witnesses said Gasser and McKnight had exchanged words before the confrontation at the intersection of Behrman Highway and Holmes Boulevard.

Louisiana’s “stand your ground” law permits deadly force if the shooter believes they’re in imminent danger of death or great bodily harm.

Cardell Hayes, who fatally shot NFL player Will Smith earlier in April in another New Orleans road rage case, is expected to claim self-defense under that statute, which was passed in 2005.

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2 responses to “White Murderer Released After Pulling Unarmed Black Man From Car and Shooting Him

  1. lkeke35

    December 2, 2016 at 2:17 PM

    I have heard gun sales have gone up for PoC. I have seriously considered getting some training myself, even though I live in a relatively calm area of Ohio. People here tend to be a little more laid back, but there’s always that one.

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    • btx3

      December 2, 2016 at 2:53 PM

      Strongly suggest getting training, including gaining knowledge of the state and local laws. I have a concealed carry permit – so it is legal for me to carry a concealed weapon.

      Remember th eold folks in the days before Civil Rights keeping a shotgun on a rack above the door. We may well be back to that within a year.

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