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Mankato Cop Said Shooter Had 'Intense Opinions' Politically, Video Shows Racism

Jamar Clark Press Conference

Photo by Tony Webster: Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds speaks to the media at Plymouth and James Avenue North, the site of the Minneapolis Police officer-involved shooting of Jamar Clark.
The latest reports coming from the Twin Cities reveal that the Bloomington/Lakeville man recently charged in the Black Lives Matter protestors shooting in Minneapolis, 23-year-old Allen Scarsella, had "intense opinions". These included opinions about being a sovereign citizen and pro-Constitution. The Jamar Clark shooting incident prompted Minnesota's Governor, Mark Dayton, and Minneapolis Mayor, Betsy Hodges, to ask for federal investigators to step in to investigate and Black Lives Matter protesters to set up an ongoing encampment in the 4th Precinct in North Minneapolis. They have been there for two weeks and the mayor, along with Representative of the district, Keith Ellison, is pleading with them to end the occupation of the police department precinct. FULL STORY