A Minnesota man who was freed by a bail fund promoted by Kamala Harris was charged with homicide.
George Howard shot and killed one other man throughout a street rage altercation final month, simply weeks after he was launched from jail on $11,500 bond.
The Minnesota Freedom Bail Fund bailed George Howard out on August 6 and he was charged with two counts of second-degree homicide on August 29.
A 38-year-old man has been recognized because the taking pictures sufferer in an incident that passed off on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis on Sunday and a 47-year-old man has been charged with second-degree homicide in connection with the incident.
In line with the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, 38-year-old Luis Damian Martinez Ortiz, from Minneapolis, died from a gunshot wound to the chest within the lethal incident that passed off on Sunday close to the exit of Dowling Avenue North.
Costs have been filed towards a 47-year-old Minneapolis man in connection with the incident. In line with a prison criticism, George Howard has been charged with two counts of second-degree homicide.
The Minnesota Bail Fund on Friday admitted it helped launch Howard on bond.
By Tuesday, that they had deleted the tweet thread however the web is eternally (archived here):
“We are aware of reports of the tragic and fatal shooting in Minneapolis earlier this week allegedly involving George Howard, an individual the Minnesota Freedom Fund had previously provided with bail support,” the group wrote. “MFF believes that every individual who has been arrested by the law enforcement is innocent until proven guilty, and if a judge deems them eligible for bail, they should not have to wait in jail simply because they don’t have the same income or access to resources as others.”
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