On Monday, Alex Altman, Washington correspondent for Time magazine, issued a tweet showing men in National Guard uniforms of top of what was identified as a Schnuck’s grocery store in Ferguson, Missouri.
He claimed they were snipers, but the picture doesn’t show any weapons. A picture of what appears to be the same two men posted at the Gateway Pundit also doesn’t show any weaponry.
Nevertheless, it’s being reported that “snipers” are on the roof of the store. They could be snipers, and their weapons could be hidden from view. But they’re not visible in the photographs.
— Alex Altman (@aaltman82) August 18, 2014
— #NotMyPresident (@BVGamble) August 19, 2014
I suspect the latter, but they could be snipers…
@JeffBernthal they are providing oversight like spotters looking for threating activity.
— Ezeck (@Eliitrust) August 19, 2014
I think that is a more likely scenario.
Another Twitter user also claimed they’re snipers:
No weapons in this picture, either.
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