James Scurlock: Black Man Killed by White Bar Owner During.
Authorities would not release the shooter's name, but the World-Herald confirmed it was Jake Gardner, who owns The Hive. Hours before the Saturday night shooting, Gardner posted on Facebook about.
Gardner could be heard on another bystander’s video hollering, “Get off me, get off me.” His right arm pinned, Kleine said, Gardner switched the gun to his left hand and fired over his shoulder.
The first video shows Jake Gardner, the owner of The Gatsby night club near 12th and Harney streets, asking a group of protesters which of them had just pushed down his father, a 68-year-old seen.
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.
Last night, there was a peaceful protest in Omaha, NE, against the police murder of George Floyd. A known racist bar owner, Jake Gardner began using racial slurs, and inciting the protesters. When he was pushed by a young protester, James Scurlock, he shot and killed Scurlock. There is a widely-spread video of Scurlock’s murder and many.
Nebraska prosecutors said an Omaha bar owner who shot and killed a George Floyd protester acted in self-defense and will not be charged, the Omaha World-Herald reported. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said that 22-year-old protestor James Scurlock, who is black, jumped on the back of Jake Gardner, who is white, and began choking him after the owner of the side-by-side Gatsby and Hive bars.
Jake Gardner, the owner of The Hive bar in Omaha,. Kleine also played a video of the confrontation at the press briefing. Kleine said that Gardner was standing outside his bar on Saturday night, urging protesters to move along, and could be seen talking with a group of young men — one of them being Scurlock — while backing up. The report added that after an exchange of words, Gardner.