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Garrett Foster brought his gun to the Austin protests. Then he was shot dead – SBS News

The police in Austin, Texas, have not identified the motorist who fatally shot a protester after driving his car in the direction of marchers.

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It was not unusual for Garrett Foster to be at a protest against police brutality on a Saturday night. And it was not out of character for him to be armed as he marched.
Mr Foster was carrying an AK-47 rifle as he joined a Black Lives Matter demonstration blocks from the state Capitol in Austin, Texas. Gun-rights supporters on both the left and the right often carry rifles at protests in Texas, a state whose liberal gun laws allow it.
Garrett Foster was murdered last night peacefully protestin…

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