St. Louis homeowner Mark McCloskey and his wife Patricia, both attorneys famously used their guns to defend their lives and their home from hundreds of Black Lives Matter so-called peaceful protesters Sunday evening. The images have gone viral across America.
In an interview with St. Louis’s KSDK TV, Mr. McCloskey credits his rifle – one of America’s favorites – as the only thing that stopped the mob’s aggression (at about the 5:00 mark in the video).
The only thing that stopped the crowd from approaching the house was when I had that rifle and I was holding it. That was the only thing that stemmed the tide.
More on the interview at KSDK:
It’s an encounter that’s gained national attention and it happened in St. Louis’ Central West End neighborhood.
Mark and Patricia McCloskey live in a neighborhood with million-dollar homes. The entire neighborhood is privately owned and managed, which means the entire street is considered private property.
The couple has been seen across social media in what are now viral photos – which show them pointing guns at protesters.
Mark McCloskey spoke to 5 On Your Side on Monday.
To gain entry onto his property, the mob trashed a gate leading to the neighborhood:
“Peacefully entered” pic.twitter.com/0h0eIXvO9J
— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) June 29, 2020
Since the story has gone international, the Soros-funded St. Louis District Attorney Kim Gardner has chimed in on the incident. Instead of castigating the intruders who forced entry onto private property and threatened to kill the homeowner and burn his house down, Garner has instead promised to explore prosecuting the homeowners.
Statement from Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner in regards to events over weekend: pic.twitter.com/KqqFHIvL9Q
— Circuit Attorney (@stlcao) June 29, 2020
This is the same Circuit Attorney who refused to prosecute rioters and looters earlier this month. Clearly Gardner sides with the criminals rather than the law-abiding. This makes it very dangerous for the good people of the city of St. Louis. And it’s exactly why people like the McCloskeys have armed themselves.