US Indiana woman shot, killed after argument with Black Lives Matter supporters, family says

04:30  13 july  2020
04:30  13 july  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

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A YOUNG mom was shot dead in Indianapolis in front of her fiancé after an argument about the Black Lives Matter movement. Jessica Doty Whitaker was walking with her partner Jose Ramirez and two friends at 3am on July 5 when they came across four men and a woman and an argument broke out.

Her family and fiance have said that when Whitaker responded that “All Lives Matter ” the mob grew very aggressive and pulled a gun on them. Unfortunately, he says that the group went and hid and waited for them to walk by them again. When they did, they ambushed the couple and shot Whitaker.

An Indiana woman was fatally shot earlier this month following an alleged argument between her family and a group of Black Lives Matter supporters, her family says.

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The woman, 24-year-old Jessica Doty Whitaker, was walking along Indianapolis Canal Walk with her fiancé, Jose Ramirez, and two other people around 3 a.m. on July 5 when someone in their group used a racial slur, Fox 59 reported.

A group of nearby strangers overheard the comment and confronted Whitaker’s group, according to the station.

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The incident started “with an argument over Black Lives Matter and language,” according to the victim’s family , Fox 59 reported. Last Sunday, a young mother from Indianapolis, Indiana , Jessica Doty Whitaker, was shot to death after allegedly getting into an argument about Black Lives Matter

An Indianapolis woman was shot and killed along the canal on Sunday, July 5, after an argument broke out over Black Lives Matter , according to Ramirez further said that during the argument , one of the people in the other group pulled out a gun, and he did, as well, but the argument soon

Ramirez alleged that the group shouted “Black Lives Matter,” to which either Whitaker or someone else in their group reportedly responded with, “All Lives Matter.”

A brief argument ensued until both sides separated after realizing the other was armed, Fox 59 reported. Ramirez claimed that both sides managed to resolve the argument before separating.

But minutes later, someone reportedly opened fire from a nearby bridge, striking Whitaker, before running away, the station said.


“It was squashed, and they went up the hill and left we thought, but they were sitting on St. Clair waiting for us to come under the bridge and that’s when she got shot,” Ramirez said.

Ramirez admitted to returning fire but did not hit anyone. He told Fox 59 that he has had to explain what happened to Whitaker’s 3-year-old son.

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During the argument , Whitaker responded 'All lives matter ' when the other group said ' Black Lives Matter '. She was one of three people shot dead at Indianapolis' canal last week, and one of several over A nearby group, reportedly four men and one woman , heard the phrase and this prompted a

“Young White Mother Killed By Black Lives Matter Mob for Allegedly Saying ‘All Lives Matter Jessica Doty Whitaker was shot and killed following an altercation with Black Lives Matter thugs “According to the victim’s family , the shooting started with an argument over Black Lives Matter

“It’s hard to tell him his mom is in heaven and if you want to talk to her you have to look up and say, ‘I love you mom,’” Ramirez said.

Police have not independently verified whether the supposed argument over “Black Lives Matter” occurred or if the fatal shooting was even connected.

Fox News has made multiple attempts to reach out to the Indianapolis Metro Police Department seeking comment.


The shooting marks the second homicide in the canal in a week. Police say they will increase patrols there during overnight hours.

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