Michigan Prosecutor Goes Off On Facebook Rant Saying “Shoot ‘Em,” Then Resigns

According to Daily KOS, after watching images of protesters and rioters in Baltimore following the homicide of Freddie Gray, Teana Walsh, an assistant Wayne County, Michigan prosecutor posted this on her Facebook page:

“So I am watching the news in Baltimore and see large swarms of people throwing bricks, etc at police who are fleeing from their assaults … 15 in the hospital already. Solution. Simple. Shoot em. Period. End of discussion. I don’t care what causes the protestors to turn violent…what the ‘they did it because’ reason is…no way is this acceptable. Flipping disgusting.”

She subsequently removed the posting, but not before screenshots were taken and the incident was publicized. The Daily KOS article is posted here.


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I am an intellectual property attorney and trial lawyer with an office in Southern California. I enjoy representing clients and also enjoy flyfishing, skiing, golf, writing this blog and photography (see blog header). My website is: http://www.smartpropertylaw.com
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