Off-duty cop shoots dead BLM activist who broke into his home following heated Facebook spat

After an online argument about the Black Lives Matter movement, a 20-year-old black man was shot dead by an off-duty police officer after the man broke into the officer’s St. Louis, Missouri-area home Sunday night.

Tyler Gebhard, 20, was shot and killed following a home invasion Sunday evening. SOURCE: Facebook via Daily Mail
Tyler Gebhard, 20, was shot and killed following a home invasion Sunday evening. SOURCE: Facebook via Daily Mail

Both the officer and the deceased knew one another, and when suspect identified as Tyler Gebhard, arrived at the officer’s home and rang the doorbell, the officer’s wife ran upstairs to hide with her children and mother.

The suspect then reportedly went to the rear entrance of the home and and gained entry by throwing a concrete planter threw the door, according to St. Louis station KMOV 4 News.

The suspect, who was pronounced dead at an area hospital, was reportedly suffering from emotional issues.

The officer is on paid administrative leave following the incident.

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The St. Louis County Police Department reported:

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