The Root Asks If Neighbor Who Shot Man Drowning Infant Twins Should Be Punished

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The Root, a website that describes itself as “a digital magazine that provides thought-provoking commentary and news from a variety of black perspectives,” asked its Twitter followers if a man should be punished for shooting another man who was allegedly attempting to drown twin infants while holding his estranged wife at knifepoint.

The report linked in the tweet is a straight retelling of the story with a video from a local TV station.

But the question on Twitter received immediate pushback.

The man who saved the lives of the children is named Cash Freeman. Gun Owner Shoots Man He Says Was Trying To Drown Infant Twins

Though not all agreed.

Screen capture from Twitter

For the record, this is a picture of Cash Freeman.