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Day: July 5, 2020

UK Police chief criticises ‘drunks’
Featured, United Kingdom

UK Police chief criticises ‘drunks’

    Pub-goers were unable to observe social distancing measures as drinking establishments opened across the UK on Saturday, the chairman of the Police Federation has said. John Apter, who was on shift in Southampton on Super Saturday, said he had dealt with “naked men, happy drunks, angry drunks, fights and more angry drunks”. Apter tweeted saying it was “crystal clear” from the hospitality industry’s early attempts to employ social distancing measures that “drunk people can’t/won’t socially distance”. “Finished my late shift with the @HantsPolice Southampton City late shift,” he tweeted on Sunday morning. “A busy shift, we dealt with anti social behaviour, naked men, possession of class ‘A’ drugs, happy drunks, angry drunks, fights, more angry drunks and was called ...
Two dead in US club shooting
America, Featured

Two dead in US club shooting

    A shooting at a nightclub early Sunday left two people dead and eight wounded in South Carolina, a sheriff's official said. Two Greenville County sheriff's deputies noticed a disturbance at Lavish Lounge just before 2 a.m., and saw a large crowd running out of the building, Sheriff Hobart Lewis said at a press conference. There was “active gunfire from inside the building,” Lt. Jimmy Bolt said in an initial statement, and Lewis said all the shots were fired inside. Both Lewis and Bolt initially said 12 people had been wounded with at least four in critical condition, Lewis said but Bolt told The Associated Press that two victims were likely counted twice in the confusion at the hospital. No one was immediately taken into custody. Bolt told the AP that the sheriff's...