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STL attorney known for waving gun at protesters running for Senate

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St. Louis attorney Mark McCloskey, who gained the spotlight last year after waving a gun at protestors in front of his home, is running for U.S. Senate.

Former Gov. Eric Greitens and Attorney General Eric Schmitt also have announced campaigns for the seat being vacated by Sen. Roy Blunt.

McCloskey and his wife, Patricia, in October pleaded not guilty to charges of unlawful use of a weapon and evidence tampering. Protestors were heading to Mayor Lyda Krewson’s house blocks away as part of racial justice protests when they passed the McCloskeys' home.

Read more from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


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