St. Louis gun-toting controversy
Incident in St. Louis in June 2020
On June 28, 2020, during the George Floyd protests in St. Louis, Missouri, an incident of protesters trespassing in a private community escalated into a standoff when demonstrators marched close to the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, both wielding firearms. No shots were fired, and there were no injuries; livestream video showed yelling on both sides. The incident gained national news coverage and sparked controversy.