Journalist shares the last images she captured before police allegedly shot and blinded her eye while covering Minnesota protests
Linda who was covering the Minneapolis protests in late May, is now blind in one eye after being struck by a foam bullet.
In an interview with CNN on Sunday night, she revealed she had sued the state police, police chief and others over the incident.
Tirado says there is no way the police “could have mistaken me with a professional camera for anything but working press.”
According to Tirado, she had taken pictures which clearly show Minnesota police lining up to shoot her while she was standing there and she has now shared the photos online.
Posting on Twitter. She wrote; “Folks, last night I was able to review the photos I took in Minneapolis for the first time.
Here are the images of the minutes leading up to when I was shot in the eye:”
Twenty minutes later, according to my timestamps, is when I posted from the hospital.So there’s that record.”
Here are some of the photos she said she took.
See more tweets below.
by Linda Ikeji at 15/06/2020 12:05 PM|5 Comments