The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said a grocery store employee in Atlanta was shot dead on Monday after a mask dispute with a customer. Preliminary information showed that the customer had discussed the mask issue with the cashier and left the store without buying it.
GBI said that he would come back and shoot at the cashier for something as trivial as that. GBI said the cashier was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital. The customer also shot the store’s security guard, a reserve officer in the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. GBI said. He said that another cashier was also injured. GBI said that the off-duty police officer was a veteran of the sheriff’s office, and he drew his gun and opened fire on Tucker. Investigators said Tucker was hit but reacted to the fire and hit off-duty police officers twice.
At a press conference, DeKalb County Sheriff Melody Maddox said that the officer is in stable condition and is being treated at the Atlanta Medical Center. Maddox said that GBI said the assailant was arrested in the store in a stable condition and is being treated at another hospital in Atlanta. Mask policy, but it is up to the store to decide whether a mask must be worn. Maddox said he understands that the topic of masks is “very sensitive at the moment.” “We just want to make sure everyone is safe,” he said. Critics say that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently relaxed its guidelines for masks, which makes it more difficult for retail workers, who have to act as “masks.” The police “enforce the rules.
Many workers face aggressive customers who disagree with the policy of wearing masks.” Essential staff is still forced to play mask police for shoppers who have not been vaccinated and refused to comply with local COVID safety measures. Policemen? “The President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Mark Perrone, said in an email statement to Insider last month: Business owners are in a “terrible situation,” said Larry Barton, a professor of crisis management and public safety. Central Florida University, he told Insider. “It is expected that business owners will become referees, fake police officers, and mask enforcers, just as they are trying to rebuild relationships with customers,” he said.
On a related note, President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that in the absence of crowds, Americans vaccinated against Covid-19 no longer need to wear a mask outdoors, and then he did not cover his face during a short walk in the White House for the first time.
The lush North Garden, which has made “amazing progress” in vaccine management, can now relax strict mask recommendations. “For those who have not yet been vaccinated, especially if they are young or don’t think so. There is no need, this is another important reason to be vaccinated. Now,” Biden said. He gave a speech shortly after the government’s main health agency, the Centers for Disease Control, notified Americans who had been vaccinated that they could not wear masks most of the time outdoors.