Dying in 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds. While the World Watches

This is reporter Linda Torado. She was blinded in her left eye by what was thought to be a police rubber bullet while reporting from Minneapolis. She is the mother of two and the author of “Hand to Mouth”. Image:Twitter
Kinetic energy rounds are rarely made of rubber , and some even have metal components, just like conventional bullets. Most are actually shot from grenade launchers, though shotgun, rifle and pistol rounds are also available — Pictures from Twitter
Reporter hit by a flash-bang grenade, was reported to be in good condition. Photo from Twitter
Robert E. Lee Statue in Richmond Virginia Photo by author

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