White man kills two African-Americans at Kentucky supermarket

As violence continues to plague the country and the fallout from President Donald Trump’s rhetoric is made manifest, the brutal killing of two African-Americans in Kentucky is being called another example of the side effects.

Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vickie Jones, 67, were both killed in the parking lot of a Kroger supermarket in Jeffersontown, Ky., near Louisville last Wednesday. Reports indicate that the suspect, Gregory A. Bush, 51, who is white, fired multiple rounds before fleeing and being caught.

Before the killing, Bush tried to go into the predominantly Black First Baptist Church. The church was locked and a member sitting in a car in the parking lot saw him trying to get in. Nearly 70 people were inside First Baptist about 90 minutes before Bush tried to break in. Only 10…

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