The incident occurred in February. The nation only heard about it this week.
The outrage has been ferocious and by most accounts highly justified.
Now comes word that that two men involved in the shooting of a jogger in Georgia have been arrested, jailed and charged with murder and aggravated assault.
Yes, the two suspects are white; the victim is black. One of the men is a former sheriff’s deputy and former district attorney investigator.
This is a hideous story.
Gregory McMichael and his son Travis McMichael allegedly shot a young African-American man, Ahmaud Arbery, in Brunswick, Ga. Arbery was jogging in the neighborhood when one of the suspects shot him to death.
It has fueled yet again the argument that young black men are in peril simply because of their skin color.
According to CNN.com: According to a Glynn County Police report, Gregory McMichael, 64, later told officers that he thought Arbery looked like a person suspected in a series of recent break-ins in the area.