Demonstrators from the Black Lives Matter Movement rallied right outside of Jonathan Pentland’s home recently after his video went viral.
Local media outlets spoke about how the soldier’s home in South Carolina was under attack after he was charged with assaulting a black man in a video that went viral in an instant. The shocking incident forced his loved ones to swiftly flee from their residence and reach a safer spot, claimed officials.
Moreover, videos of the incident showed how a large group of protestors that belonged to the movement held BLM signs while screaming through a large microphone on Wednesday. The members reportedly stood on the street, right outside the drill sergeant’s home, which is situated just outside of the vicinity of Columbia.
42-year-old Jonathan Pentland was stationed in the year 2019 at Fort Jackson and has ever since delivered his duties from there like a drill sergeant at that particular garrison.
In the footage observed through social media of the incident, one woman boldly screams from the top of her lungs, ” I am present in your yard.
” She was reportedly standing at the house that was suspected to belong to Pentland.The drill sergeant went viral recently after he confronted a man of color while telling him that he was present in the wrong neighborhood before yelling, motherf*cker.
The woman again claims, “We just want to talk and we just would like to understand a couple of things,” she yells again. At the same time, you can hear other protesters yelling, “No justice, no peace!”
Other similar clips captured from the incident showed a large gathering of protesters entering his street while yelling through giant microphones, during the later hours of that day.
Meanwhile, the Sheriff’s Department of Richland County spoke about how matters went from bad to worse in terms of violence outside of Pentland’s residence. For this reason, his family was immediately moved to a safer location as the neighborhood got cordoned off for everyone except residents.