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St Louis couple Mark and Patricia McCloskey charged after pointing weapons at Black Lives Matter protesters – ABC News

The prosecutor says the pair, both personal injury lawyers aged in their 60s, risked creating a violent situation during an otherwise nonviolent protest.

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A US couple who pointed a hand gun and an assault rifle at demonstrators protesting against racial injustice have been charged with the unlawful use of the weapons.

  • The pair risked creating a violent situation during an otherwise nonviolent protest, the prosecutor says
  • Supporters of the McCloskeys said they were legally defending their $1.15 million home
  • Republican leaders have condemned the investigation, including US President Donald Trump and Missouri Governor Mike P…

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