Black TV reporter racially abused by white woman whose son was shot by police

A woman whose son was shot by police has been caught on camera racially abusing a journalist reporting on the crime.

Footage on US TV channel KCCI shows African American journalist Emmy Victor stood reporting on the scene of the shooting of Michael Disbrowe in Boone, Iowa.

A woman runs up to her as she’s reporting and screams ‘Get the f*** out of here’ followed by a bleeped out racial slur.

Emmy Victor, who was racially abused while reporting in Iowa

Ms Victor steps back and says ‘Ma’am – don’t ever. Don’t ever’ as she reels in shock from the racist jibe.

The white woman then leans forward and jabs Ms Victor while saying: ‘I f***ing told you he was did, don’t say you don’t f***ing know.’

The cameraman, Zachary Hayes, then tells the woman that she’ll have to leave, and Ms Victor says: ‘I’m going to call the cops.’

The woman then replies ‘Oh so they can shoot me too? Come on, I’m right here.’

She then knocks over the cameraman’s tripod before being led off.

Police later identified the woman as Michael Disbrowe’s mother. Disbrowe was shot by police officers after he threatened them with his own gun.

A spokesman for KCCI said: ‘The safety of our crews is critically important as they cover stories affecting our communities. This morning Emmy and Zach demonstrated the utmost professionalism in the face of a very difficult emotionally-charged situation.’

Source: The DailyMail

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