Saturday, September 25, 2021

Meet the Immigrant Mass Shooter from the Tennessee Kroger’s: His Name was UK Thang, and He was Not a White Supremacist (Team Coverage!)

Hmong killer and mass shooter, UK Thang

By David in TN
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 5:36:00 P.M. EDT

I went to the Kroger's store today to pick up a few groceries. There is a Kroger Grocery store in almost every Tennessee town. Some have two.

The killer’s name was Uk Thang. From a photo, he was Asian.

UK Thang ID'ed as Shooter; Thang Killed One, Injured 14
By Grand Rapids Anonymous
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 5:51:00 P.M. EDT

(abc7) One person was killed and 14 others were hurt in a shooting at a Kroger grocery store in Collierville, Tennessee, near Memphis, authorities said.

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- One person was killed and 14 others were hurt in a shooting at a Kroger grocery store in Collierville, Tennessee, near Memphis, authorities said.

The suspected shooter is also dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

Authorities identified the suspected gunman Friday as UK Thang, 29, a third-party vendor for Kroger.

Collierville Police Department Chief Dale Lane said in a press briefing Friday that a total of 15 people were shot, including 70-year-old Olivia King who died from her wounds, and are in stable condition.

Ten of the victims shot were Kroger employees and five were customers, Lane said.

Lane confirmed that the suspected shooter was a lone gunman. He had some minor charges in his criminal history. “I believe misdemeanor arrests but nothing related to violence,” Lane said.

“He said that officials served a search warrant at the alleged shooter’s home at a local apartment complex Thursday evening, seizing electronics and other evidence, and one additional person was questioned.

Police have not released a motive or said what type of gun was involved.

Authorities are investigating the shooting as a possible workplace violence incident, abc news has learned. Kroger company officials did not immediately respond to ABC News' questions about the suspected shooter's employment status.

On Thursday police had said at least 14 patients have visited local hospitals and there were "very serious" injuries. Five of those patients were in critical condition, and one has been discharged, hospital staff confirmed to ABC News Thursday evening.

One victim was not shot but suffered from an anxiety attack, police said.

[N.S.: That's not a victim.]

King's family identified her as the victim killed and they believed she had gone to church for daily mass Thursday morning before shopping at the store.


By Eahilf
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 6:24:00 P.M. EDT

"seizing electronics and other evidence"

They seized/stole/confiscated his (or someone's) property -- it isn't evidence of anything (yet), and may never be.

Asset forfeiture is a huge legalized government theft racket.

By Anonymous
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 7:00:00 P.M. EDT

UK Thang did it. Fourteen wounded and one dead. Poor marksmanship. Just spraying gunfire all over the place.

By Eahilf
Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 1:28:00 A.M. EDT

Not wanting to miss an opportunity, the linked story includes this: Earlier this year, Tennessee became the latest state to allow most adults 21 and older to carry handguns without first clearing a state-level background check and training. The measure was enacted by Republican Gov. Bill Lee over objections from some law enforcement groups and gun control advocates concerned the measure would possibly lead to more gun violence.

“UK Thang”

Wonder if he’s Hmong – they are violent and tend to go off – there are Hmong gangs in the U.S.

Recall in 2004, trespassing Hmong Chai Vang murdered 6 White people, and gravely wounded two in Wisconsin.

Mass-Murdering Hmong, Chai Vang

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hmong I think believe in and engage in blood feuds. But not sure.