Sunday, August 13, 2017

Paralegal killed during protest of Charlottesville white supremacist rally

"Charlottesville Police Chief Alfred Thomas Jr. told reporters the woman was killed while crossing the street. She was among 20 people struck as the driver of a Dodge Challenger barreled down a narrow street teeming with counter-protesters.

The man believed behind the wheel, 20-year-old James Fields Jr., sped the mangled sports car away in reverse. He was arrested and charged in the attack, just hours after standing alongside members of the Vanguard America hate group during the rally..."

James Fields, apparent alt-right terrorist operative

According to , "Fields Jr. is a (“resident of Maumee, Ohio​. He is registered to vote in Lucas County, Ohio​ and put his party affiliation as Republican. ​In addition, James is registered as the owner of a Gray 2010 Dodge Challenger​ that ran into protesters at the Unite the Right​ rally.​”) He also is reported to have served in in the US military..."