Facebook – KOA Employee
A white campground manager who pulled out a gun on a Black couple while they were having a picnic has been fired, according to Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA).
KOA released a statement on its official Facebook page on Wednesday, May 29, stating the organization fired the employee who drew her weapon on the picnicking couple in Starkville, Mississippi on Sunday, May 26.
In a viral video posted to Facebook and recorded by Jessica Richardson, a white female KOA employee in a yellow shirt is seen walking with a gun in her hand. Richardson, who is Black, is heard explaining that the employee pulled a gun on her and her husband because they reportedly did not have reservations to be on the campsite.
Richardson can be heard telling the employee that she did not know that reservations were required and that the employee could…
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