Kelvin Desean Watson Wiki – Kelvin Desean Watson Biography
Kelvin Desean Watson was arrested by the Aurora Police Department and charged with attempted first-degree murder after employees at an Aurora Waffle House refused to serve him without a mask, KDVR reports.
One employee was hospitalized for his injuries and has since been released from the hospital, according to a Waffle House spokesperson. The shooting took place early on the morning of May 15 amid rising tensions surrounding reopening procedures and safety guidelines in the U.S.
Watson, whose profile name on Twitter is “Black Trump #Murica,” posted online about the coronavirus crisis and government response, tweeting, “Everybody needs to take a deep breath…. this virus ain’t that serious dawg” on March 21 and “Minimum I’m gonna need like 3500 for me to vote for trump” on March 17.
Kelvin Desean Watson Waffle House Shooting
According to KDVR, employees told police in an affidavit that Watson went to the Waffle House in the early hours of May 14, but was turned away because he was not wearing a mask. According to the report, Watson returned later that night with a mask that he was not wearing and was again turned away. Police report that after he was turned away a second time, Watson placed a small gun on the counter and told an employee that he could “blow your brains out.”
Watson returned just after midnight the following evening where he was again refused service. According to the affidavit, Watson slapped the cook before chasing him outside of the Waffle House and shooting him. Watson was arrested on Monday in Aurora, and he is represented by the Arapahoe County public defender’s office, according to the Colorado Sun.