While many people in and around Hattiesburg, Miss., mourned the shooting deaths of two of the city’s police officers during a traffic stop on Saturday night, one woman in a nearby town actually posted several messages on social media celebrating the deaths of the two lawmen. Not only did this woman — identified as Sierra “C-Babi” McCurdy of Laurel, Miss. — send out the hateful Twitter messages, but she also did it while posting a smiling picture of herself wearing the uniform of the Subway sandwich shop where she worked.
The New York Post quoted the contents of the woman’s two social media posts that appeared for a few hours before her Facebook page was shut down: “’2 police officers was shot in hattiesburg tonight…GOT EM,’ the Subway employee exulted on Facebook. ‘We can turn this bxtch into Baltimore real quick….Police take away innocent people lives everyday now & get away w/ it, fxck them…no mercy.’”
Thousands of Twitter and Facebook users were quick to react to the shocking display of hate for the two murdered cops, some calling for an immediate boycott of Subway if McCurdy were not fired…which she was. And Subway quickly issued a corporate-sounding tweet calling the employee’s behavior “unacceptable.”
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Authorities in Mississippi say four people have now been charged in connection with the killing of officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate.
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