KETV-7 reports that 22-year-old James Scurlock died Saturday night after police heard gunshots during a protest, found him suffering from a gunshot wound and rushed him to the Nebraska Medical.
The white bar owner who shot and killed a James Scurlock, a 22-year-old black Omaha man will not be charged, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said Monday.
Citing video evidence from the scene, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said Monday (Jun. 2) that Jake Gardner, the owner of The Hive bar in Omaha’s Old Market district, acted in self-defense when he shot and killed Scurlock outside his place of business. The footage obtained by investigators showed Gardner’s father pushing young people in the area.Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine talks Monday, June 1, 2020, in Omaha, Neb., about the video playing on several monitors that shows the fatal shooting of James Scurlock on Saturday. Kleine said that Jake Gardner, who owns two bars near where the shooting happened, fired the fatal shot during a scuffle with protesters outside one of his bars. Kleine said the bar owner said he feared for his.The fatal shooting of an unarmed protester by a white bar owner sparked unrest in Omaha. The George Floyd protests continue in the country. BE WARNED THE VIDEOS ARE GRAPHIC! It's time to hold county district attorneys accountable. It's time to change the status quo in criminal justice. It's time to stop the loose and unfiltered gun laws that allow people to legally kill individuals just.
Gardner’s bar The Hive is themed around the band 311. After the shooting, the band posted on Instagram, “Our hearts are breaking for a young man named James Scurlock who was killed protesting last night in our hometown of Omaha following the brutal death of George Floyd.”.
Omaha police are investigating the death of James Scurlock, a 22-year-old protester. The shooting occurred at about 11 p.m. Saturday in the city's Old Market area and within a couple of blocks of.
A video obtained by The World-Herald shows a man identified as Scurlock and a friend vandalizing RDG Planning and Design, an architecture firm in the former Omaha Chamber of Commerce building at.
Video evidence shown during the news conference shows Gardner and his father in an altercation with a group of people outside Gardner’s bar in the Old Market. Two people jumped on Gardner, and he discharged two “warning shots,” Kleine described as the shooter’s version of events Scurlock then jumped on him, and Gardner fired a shot that struck Scurlock’s clavicle.
The Omaha shooting happened outside Gardner’s bar in downtown Omaha. Officials played surveillance video that seemed to show words exchanged between Gardner, his father and protesters before Gardner, flashing the gun, backed away. Gardner was shoved to the ground by two people before he fired two shots, sending people scrambling. Scurlock then jumped on Gardner’s back and was shot by.
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) --The special prosecutor in the grand jury investigation into the shooting of James Scurlock has released a public tip line to gather information regarding the shooting.
Jake Gardner, the owner of The Hive bar in Omaha, will not be charged in the death of James Scurlock, a protester whom he fatally shot in self-defense on Saturday night, according to a report by Omaha World Herald. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said on Monday at a press conference that after reviewing evidence and talking to witnesses, it has been determined that Gardner shot Scurlock in.
Kimana Barnett, 18, came out with her friends after seeing news about the shooting on social media. “You never hear about something like this in Omaha. It’s supposed to only happen in big.
Authorities announced Monday that they are not seeking charges against the bar owner who shot and killed protester James Scurlock in Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday night. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said he came to the decision after viewing video of the incident. He concluded that the white owner, Jake Gardner, acted legally in self-defense when he shot Scurlock, a Black 22-year-old.
An Omaha bar owner shot and killed a 22-year-old black man during George Floyd and Black Lives Matter protests in Nebraska on Saturday night. Although county prosecutors said that Jacob Gardner acted in self-defense and will not face charges, the 38-year-old has been evicted from the downtown Omaha property where he operated two bars, the Omaha World-Herald reported.
On Saturday night, James Scurlock joined protesters in Omaha, Nebraska to seek justice for the death of George Floyd. He never returned home. Jacob Gardner shot him dead after he was standing in front of the bar that the Gardener family owns. Bystanders caught the confrontation on camera and a gunshot can be heard as Gardner confronted Scurlock.