90 Miles From Tyranny : Jesse Taggart, 33, Charged With Attempted Murder For Allegedly Shooting Driver at Provo BLM Protest

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Jesse Taggart, 33, Charged With Attempted Murder For Allegedly Shooting Driver at Provo BLM Protest

Black Lives Matter activist Jesse Taggart, 33, was arrested for allegedly shooting an elderly man during a riot in Provo, Utah on Tuesday and hit with a host of charges including attempted aggravated murder.

According to Provo Police, Taggart was charged with attempted aggravated murder, aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury, rioting, threatening use of a weapon in a fight or quarrel, criminal mischief and firing a weapon near a highway.

This is how police described the shooting in a statement on Tuesday:
A white SUV was driving south on University Avenue before pulling into the right turn lane in an attempt to turn onto Center Street. Several protestors began crowding around the vehicle. A male protestor ran to the SUV on the passenger side, pointed a handgun at driver and shot one round through the window.

The driver, who was struck by the bullet, hit the gas trying to leave the situation. The same protestor ran after the vehicle and shot a second round that went through the rear passenger window. The video then shows that the protestor conceals the firearm and continues to protest. This same protestor later approached another vehicle at 500 North and University Avenue striking and breaking the window with the handgun.

Taggart attempted to demonize his victim as a "nazi" and "white supremacist" on Facebook before he was arrested.

"A natzi, white supremacist, or angry provo driver was allegedly shot during the...

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  1. I will be watching..... If this ass hat gets off with a wrist slap I am going to find him and go to his house and... Maybe I will yell at him, or something. It won't be pretty.

    1. You need to bring Peteforester along with you. He has the problem licked....

  2. Antifa ramping up the violence with firearms. I believe we're going to see more as the dark side struggles for power. Trump will be reelected, be prepared their not going down without a fight. God help us. WWG1WGA.


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