The Independent reports:
Tributes are pouring in for a “beloved” California business owner who was shot dead by a man who complained about a Pride flag hanging at her store.
Laura Ann Carleton, 66, was killed outside of her Mag.Pi clothing store in Cedar Glen by a suspect who made “several disparaging remarks about a rainbow flag that stood outside the store,” the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office said.
They were expected to name the man who killer her, who was later shot dead in a confrontation with officers, later on Monday. Deputies responded to the incident around 5pm on Friday following reports of shots being fired. The mother of nine children was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
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There doesn’t appear to be a live-stream available at this writing. I’ll update this post when more is known.
Sheriff Shannon Dicus will be holding a press conference at 4:30 p.m. at Sheriff’s Headquarters, 655 E. Third St, San Bernardino, CA 92405, regarding the homicide and subsequent lethal force encounter that occurred in Cedar Glen on August 18, 2023.https://t.co/SUNEbm45cY pic.twitter.com/lxks20Z76G
— San Bernardino County Sheriff (@sbcountysheriff) August 21, 2023