Meet Kevin Wharton Price. Of all the people offering abhorrent social media takes on the assassination-style shooting of two Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies on Saturday, he may be the winner of a sick race to the bottom.
Price is, according to reports, the man behind a group called the Africa Town Coalition. He’s also an activist who gets around in Angeleno circles.
According to the U.K. Daily Mail, Price was livestreaming on Sunday, telling viewers that the two wounded officers — 31-year-old mother Claudia Apolinar and her unidentified 24-year-old partner, who were shot by an unknown man while sitting in their vehicle at the MLK Transit Center in Compton — were “two of America’s most notorious gang members” and that the shooting was the “start of retribution” and a “good thing.”
This was an interesting strategy considering the outrage generated when, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, protesters had