Husband of L.A. D.A. Charged for Allegedly Pointing Gun at BLM Protesters

The charges come as Jackie Lacey, the county's first Black DA, faces a tough fight with George Gascón to retain her seat in the nation’s second largest city. | (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes

The husband of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey is facing charges for allegedly pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter protesters who gathered outside the couple’s home.

KXAN reports that the incident allegedly occurred in March, when Lacey was running in a primary election.

The charges against 66-year-old David Lacey were filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court and list the specific date of the incident as March 2, 2020.

A video tweeted by LA Chapter of Black Lives Matter co-founder Melina Abdullah allegedly shows David Lacey pointing a gun:

Politico reports that Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed the charges, which “come as Jackie Lacey, the county’s first Black district attorney, faces a tough fight with George Gascón, a Latino who previously served as San Francisco DA.”

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