Types of Gun Violence

SC Man Arrested for Pointing Gun at Black Lives Matter Protestors

7/14/2020
 

Saturday, July 11th, was the five year anniversary of the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House, this occurred shortly after the tragic murder of nine churchgoers in Charleston, SC. Every year since, both supporters of the flag and Black Lives Matter protestors have gathered outside of the State House to voice their opinions. On Saturday, Walter Peter Matulis Jr. was arrested and charged with pointing and presenting a firearm at a person. Matulis, a 64 year old white male, brandished a firearm at several Black Lives Matter protestors. If found guilty, Matulis could spend 5 years in prison as pointing a firearm is a felony offense.

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