A Colorado State football player who was assessing roofs Thursday was reportedly held at gunpoint, together with one other worker after a person mistakenly thought they have been part of the political protest motion Antifa.
Scott Gudmundsen referred to as the police to report two males carrying face masks going door-to-door in his Loveland neighborhood and he informed dispatchers he was going to confront them, in accordance with 9News.
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Responding officers discovered Gudmundsen carrying fatigues, armed with two pistols, and holding the boys on the bottom at gunpoint, in accordance with the station.
Whereas police didn’t determine the victims, ESPN reported that Colorado State officers together with coach Steve Addazio addressed the state of affairs in a letter.
“Our student is a young man of color, while the perpetrator is white,” the letter learn. “Regardless of what investigators learn or reasons the perpetrator gives, we know this: Our student got up Thursday morning, worked out with his team, then showered, dressed, and went to work. Hours later, he was facing a stranger with a gun and hearing police sirens that had been inexplicably called on him. Given what we have seen happening in cities across this country, we know all too well that this encounter could have proceeded very differently.”
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The lads at the time have been carrying face masks to guard themselves from attainable coronavirus an infection and have been going across the neighborhood to evaluate the harm brought on by a latest hailstorm, in accordance with 9 Information. Each males had the title of their firm imprinted on their polo shirts.
“They were canvassing the neighborhood because of the recent hail storms,” Loveland police Lt. Bob Shaffer informed the station, including there was no proof the boys have been doing one thing unsuitable.
Gudmundsen was arrested on felony prices of menacing and false imprisonment. On the time, he was being held at the Larimer County Jail.
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The varsity added in its letter: “As a university and as a community, CSU is avowedly anti-racist and anti-violence. We are appalled at this expression of violence and hate visited upon one of our students. We condemn racism in all its forms and expressions and are working to build an equitable, anti-racist community that can be a model for others.”