Prosecutors want 25-year sentence in Texas protest killing


A U.S. Army sergeant convicted of fatally shooting a man during a 2020 Black Lives Matter protest in Texas is scheduled to be sentenced today. Prosecutors are asking for a minimum of 25 years in prison for 36 year old Daniel Perry, who was working as a ride share driver in downtown Austin when he shot and killed 28 year old Garrett foster, foster was legally carrying an AK-47 rifle as he took part in a demonstration following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, prosecutor saint Perry's history of racist texts and social media posts expose a threat of violence likely to resurface Perry claims foster pointed his gun at him so he fired, and his lawyers are asking for a maximum of ten years behind bars, Texas Republican governor Greg Abbott has said he will sign a pardon once a recommendation from the Texas board of pardons and paroles hits his desk. I'm John a water

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