‘Black Lives Matter’ supporters are threatening to stage riots in response to the death of Alton Sterling, who was shot by two white police officers in Louisiana.

37-year-old Sterling died of gunshot wounds to the chest and neck after a confrontation in Baton Rouge last night that was sparked by reports of a man threatening people with a gun outside a shop.

Video footage of the shooting shows the two officers wrestling with Sterling, who is wearing a red shirt. One of the officers pins Sterling’s arm to the floor with his knee before drawing a gun.

“He’s got a gun. Gun!” a voice is frantically heard saying before shots ring out.

Hours after the shooting, around 200 people gathered near the scene before blocking roads and chanting “black lives matter”.

The two officers involved in the incident have been placed on administrative leave.

According to one eyewitness, police later removed a gun from Sterling’s pocket.

Reaction on Twitter was furious, with many ‘Black Lives Matter’ supporters threatening to stage riots and civil unrest.

Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore were both hit by riots and widespread looting after the deaths of Michael Brown and Freddie Gray.

A sample of the tweets threatening riots and civil unrest appears below. One of the individuals urges rioters to target “privileged” neighborhoods.

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Paul Joseph Watson is the editor at large of Infowars.com and Prison Planet.com.


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