KANSAS CITY, Mo.—A black teenager was shot last week while attempting to pick his brothers up at the wrong house in Kansas City. Police said Monday that the suspect is an 80-year-old man.
This detail, say elderly people across the state and country, has pumped poison gas into a situation that was already explosive, causing many to worry about their safety.
The real victims are old people. Just like the members of the trans community who were terrorized last month by the killing spree of Audrey Hale, the trans school shooter in Nashville.
Andrew D. Lester (84), was charged with felony assault, as well as armed criminal activity, for allegedly shooting Ralph Yarl, 16, after he showed up at his house on April 13 evening. Yarl was discharged from hospital on Sunday after he sustained gunshot injuries to his head and arm.
The incident took place amid an alarming rise in anti-elderly rhetoric, much fueled by Democratic…