Alleged Black Lives Matter activists attempted to block the entrance to a hospital in Los Angeles late on Saturday night that two deputies were rushed to after being shot during an apparent assassination attempt. Witnesses later said that the far-left activists, who shouted outside that they hoped the deputies died, attempted to storm the emergency room where the deputies were taken.
President Donald Trump responded to the attack by writing on Twitter: “Animals that must be hit hard!”
The LA County Sheriffs identified the individuals as “protesters” in their tweets about the matter.
“To the protesters blocking the entrance & exit of the HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM yelling ‘We hope they die’ referring to 2 LA Sheriff’s ambushed today in #Compton: DO NOT BLOCK EMERGENCY ENTRIES & EXITS TO THE HOSPITAL,” the LA County Sheriffs wrote on Twitter. “People’s lives are at stake when ambulances can’t get through.”
Numerous journalists and activists online identified the protesters as being Black Lives