“There is more than one video of the incident,” an attorney for Greg McMichael said. “The truth will reveal that this is not just another act of violent racism.”
“We have a law that not only would allow what happened in Georgia but actually goes a step further,” one South Carolina Democrat told VICE News.
Extremists are celebrating Arbery’s killing in the worst places on the internet, and turning his assailants into white supremacist folk heroes.
One of the Men Involved in Ahmaud Arbery’s Death Lost the Ability to Make Arrests When He Was in Law Enforcement
Gregory McMichael’s law enforcement certification was suspended in February 2019, according to personnel records reviewed by the Washington Post.
Travis McMichael "confronted" a man on the same under-construction property where Ahmaud allegedly stopped by shortly before he was killed.
The AG's letter to the bureau of investigation says one prosecutor even steered police away from arresting the McMichaels before he was formally appointed to the case.
A third bullet grazed his right wrist.
“We are assessing all of the evidence to determine whether federal hate crimes charges are appropriate.”
Local law enforcement and prosecutors couldn't come to that decision after more than two months.
The 2 White Men Involved in Fatal Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery Were Just Arrested and Charged With Murder
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced the arrests Thursday.
“Citizen’s arrest” has been part of the Georgia penal code for decades — although most people know it as a comic feature of "The Andy Griffith Show."