Do Not Sell My Personal Information, Your California Privacy Rights There are many people standing around and two people can be heard saying, “This N** got a gun!,” repeatedly. However, Kleine asked the grand jury to take a look at the case after his decision was criticized, saying he wanted people to have faith in the justice system. Gardner was held in police custody until Monday, when he was set to be released after Kleine declined to press charges. According to Schmaderer it is the county attorney’s decision whether or not to press charges.

A grand jury indicted Jake Gardner, the owner of The Hive bar in Omaha, on manslaughter and several other charges in the May 30 shooting of unarmed 22-year-old James Scurlock. Police have withheld the name of the shooter since the incident happened at around 11 p.m. last night, though Gardner is well known in Omaha and there were many witnesses. A white Omaha bar owner who shot and killed a black protester over the weekend will not be facing charges after prosecutors determined he had acted in self-defense, a county attorney said Monday. Many folks know Jake for his love of downtown and for his loyal companion Bron. LinkedIn Facebook ScreenshotA post on Jake Gardner’s Facebook page. All rights reserved.

A skirmish ensued between Gardner and Scurlock before Gardner fatally shot Scurlock. If there were more like him we wouldn’t be in this situation. Thank you for your assistance and support! “This is not a time for celebration or exuberance. All rights reserved. In the video, 38-year-old Gardner can be seen standing outside one of his establishments in a heated exchange with a group of people. He is also the founder and CEO of AmeriGreen LLC and EON Hospitality Management. Protests around the nation over the last few days were sparked by the killing of a black man, George Floyd, by a white police officer, which was caught in a video that showed officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck for several minutes until he was rendered unconscious. Your California Privacy Rights Market data provided by Factset. Your Ad Choices These are simply charges,” Franklin said.

Governor Walz: Organized Groups Now Using Protests to ‘Break the Back of Civil Society’. A memorial for Scurlock remains near where he was shot and killed on May 30 in Omaha. FacebookJake Gardner with Donald Trump Jr. Officer Jay Allen in comments "good shoot them all" The GoFundMe for Gardner says he is a former Marine who was “forced to defend himself” Saturday night, and set a goal for $10,000. He served as a non-commissioned officer in the infantry from 2000 to 2005. Follow him on Twitter, Sen. Tim Scott on civil unrest: We need people leaning in with compassion, not pointing fingers. During the press conference, Kleine played video clips of the Saturday night confrontation between Gardner and several other people that lead to Scurlock’s death, the Omaha World-Herald reported. Kleine said, “There was damage to property and Mr. Scurlock was killed.” He also said Scurlock had Gardner in a chokehold during a scuffle. Legal Statement. Gardner will now either turn himself in or he’ll be subject to an arrest warrant, according to the Omaha World-Herald. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, College student with COVID-19 found dead in dorm room while quarantining, Police, protesters clash in NYC as demonstration turns chaotic, National Guard called into Portland amid 'widespread violence' after election, Jalen Rose on his admiration for journalist Van Lathan, Leonardo DiCaprio watched the election with pals on his basketball court, Kathy Griffin reposts controversial shot with severed Trump head, Bernie Sanders Makes Eerily Accurate Election Prediction on ‘Fallon’, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved, 'Count the votes': Trump supporters protest AZ mail-in ballot tallies, 'Count Every Vote' protest erupts in Philadelphia as PA remains undecided, NYPD deploys again for possible post-election unrest, Voters save Missouri man's life after he collapses at polling station, Michigan secretary of state calls Trump ballot lawsuit 'frivolous', Man accused of going berserk on elderly Trump supporter, Biden may steal an election for the elitists, but Democrats will regret it: Devine, Walmart’s best early Black Friday deals to shop right now, Save over 15% on this 15-piece cutlery set from Cuisinart, The Container Store takes 25% off storage, furniture and more, 36 luxury gifts for men worth splurging on this Christmas, The best holiday gifts for the foodies in your life this Christmas, Lori Loughlin is a 'wreck' while serving time in California prison., Gardner’s bar The Hive is themed around the band 311. Legal Statement.

Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. Officer Jay Allen in comments "good shoot them all" : Bad_Cop_No_Donut Owner of the HIVE OMAHA, A Known White Supremacist JAKE GARDNER shot and killed protester on video. In September 2019 Gardner made the paper again. Jake Gardner own a Nightclub, The Hive. Gardner got off with a warning in that case. While police have not named Gardner, social media … READ NEXT: Governor Walz: Organized Groups Now Using Protests to ‘Break the Back of Civil Society’, Jake Gardner: Omaha Bar Owner Who Shot James Scurlock Will Not Be Charged, DA Says, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. Scurlock’s father, who is also named James, told the Omaha World-Herald, “Last night I lost a son. The witness who posted the video said Gardner stopped Scurlock as he was walking by. No arrests have been made. The decision was announced after a weekend of nationwide protests and riots sparked by the death of George Floyd and other killings of black people by police and U.S. citizens. The page was taken down. Gardner … Peace, Love Unity and Respect.

Local officials hold press conference in response to Saturday protestsProtests started at 72nd and Dodge and moved to downtown Omaha on Saturday.2020-05-31T20:41:16Z, Police issued a press release Sunday afternoon identifying the victim as Scurlock but not naming a suspect. Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 29,862, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved Sitemap

While police have not named Gardner, social media lit up with accusations that Gardner shot 22-year-old Scurlock outside in front of the Hive Bar. Many witnesses to the killing last night, claimed that Gardner was walking through a crowd of protesters, armed, while yelling racial epithets, trying to instigate an altercation. Critics had said that Scurlock was just trying to stop Gardner from hurting anyone. Douglas County Attorney Donald Kleine, speaking during a press conference, said the actions of the bar owner, Jake Gardner, “were justified.” The Hive bar in Omaha, Nebraska. In the video of the shooting circulating online, the footage is shaky but it shows a confrontation between two men, one white and one black, on the sidewalk. “I don’t think it’s a big ask.”. 40,039, This story has been shared 30,938 times. Well shouldn’t be smashing windows in and burning buildings down. … We want them to go to court.” He called on Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine to prosecute Gardner.

Let’s keep it that way. According to the Omaha World-Herald, Gardner “suggested transgender women should not use the women’s restroom unless they have had their ‘appendage’ removed and their state identification changed,” igniting a “Facebook Firestorm” in 2016. — TheBostonBustah (@ballbuzter17) May 31, 2020, @ADAMDEVINE @tonyhawk club owner Jake Gardner shot and killed a protestor in Omaha on video, yelling racial slurs. Kleine said after reviewing video it was determined Gardner was justified in shooting Scurlock. Gardner has owned The Gatsby, a dance and night club, in Omaha since November 2019, according to his Facebook profile. Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. Jake Gardner is an Omaha, Nebraska, bar owner who witnesses say shot and killed a young black man outside of his business last night as protests raged in the city. He has owned The Hive Rock Club and Art Gallery since 2011. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. he murdered James Scurlock, he’s proud of it, and he’s not in jail. A grand jury indicted Jake Gardner, the owner of The Hive bar in Omaha, on manslaughter and several other charges in the May 30 shooting of unarmed 22-year-old James Scurlock.

Good for the business owner. Further details will be provided as available and prudent. Then there is commotion around the men making it hard to see what happens right before two gunshots ring out and the video ends. RT, — Lil Christ Kross (@Only1Kross) May 31, 2020. Owner of the HIVE OMAHA, A Known White Supremacist JAKE GARDNER shot and killed protester on video. However, they said, “The Omaha Police Department is not currently looking for any suspects. After the shooting, the band posted on Instagram, “Our hearts are breaking for a young man named James Scurlock who was killed protesting last night in our hometown of Omaha following the brutal death of George Floyd.”, The band added, “James was killed by a longtime fan of 311. He later studied at Metropolitan Community College and Humboldt State University, he said on Facebook and LinkedIn. or redistributed. Around midnight Saturday, Omaha Police tweeted that someone had been shot at 12th and Harney and the suspect “was at large.” Not long after they updated that the “suspect was in custody.” Gardner’s name was confirmed by the Omaha World-Herald. The were walking by and he stopped them basically.