The motorist reportedly had his middle finger raised.
Mark Colao is facing felony charges after he “accelerated aggressively” into a group gathering in the street.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: A man who drove his car into a group of protesters in St. Louis on Wednesday night has been charged with a felony. Mark Colao, 59, was charged Thursday with a felony count of resisting arrest by fleeing and two misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an accident and... The post ST. Show More Summary
A motorist drove through a crowd of demonstrators at a Wednesday night candlelight vigil held in St. Louis to mourn a 30-year-old transgender woman who was killed by police earlier this week.
Mourners who had attended a vigil for slain trans woman Kiwi Herring were marching through St. Louis streets when the driver hit three of them.
The incident was captured on Facebook Live.
Reuters reports: A driver in St. Louis on Wednesday was taken into custody after three protesters who blocked traffic were hit by a car during a march for a transgender woman shot and killed by police a day earlier, said police and local media. Show More Summary
Post submitted by HRC Communications Assistant Adamma Izuegbunam On Wednesday, a vigil was held in South Chicago for Tiara Richmond, a transgender woman of color that was killed on Tuesday. Richmond, also known as Keke Collier, 24, was fatally shot in Englewood on the morning of February 21, according to the Chicago Tribune. Show More Summary
Over one hundred people gathered in Lakeview Wednesday night to hold a vigil and march for T.T. Saffore, who was brutally killed on the West Side last month. [ more › ]
Local trans activists held a vigil Thursday night for K.C. Haggard, who was stabbed to death on the street in an altercation caught on a security camera. read more