Cashier accused of drowning homeless black woman in water
A woman in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been charged after unjustly pouring water on a homeless woman in cold weather.
Employee loses his temper: ‘I’m sick of this!’
The incident—recorded— took place on Monday, and it shows a Triple S Food Mart employee pouring a bucket of water over a homeless woman.
In the video, staff can be seen shouting at least three people to leave the premises. She then approached a woman sitting in the corner of the establishment and threw a bucket of water at her while shouting, “Move. I’m not telling you again. Move it!…I’m sick of this!”
The person who recorded the challenge seemed to agree with the salesman, as he directed individuals to “get out of the parking lot” as the employee continued to scream.
At the end of his song, staff also seem to complain about how homeless people have made the facility look.
A Louisiana convenience store employee was fired after throwing a bucket of water on a homeless woman sitting outside in 26-degree weather. pic.twitter.com/wKC147yJrP
– Mike Sington (@MikeSington) December 28, 2022
We should also add that—just a week before the incident—Baton Rouge officials instructed locals to prepare for a “bone-chilling” Christmas weekend, which made See how cold the weather was.
Public response: ‘You are the weakest in Baton Rouge’
The video was quickly uploaded online, although most viewers felt as if things had gone too far.
It’s really bad to throw water on a homeless person when it’s cold like last week. But to record it and put it on Tik Tok? You’re the weakest bitch in Baton Rouge right now. God damn it.
– KIRBY (@spaceghostkirb) December 28, 2022
splashing water on homeless people in freezing cold is inhumane..
— Ken Danielle ✨ (@bravebirdd) December 28, 2022
Another day, another homeless person was treated worse than a stray dog. Nothing to see here just our peak society working as planned.
– Lauren Bahre (@BillieSunday24) December 28, 2022
Mayor Sharon Weston Broome soon addressed the situation in a statement, as reported by the WAFB.
“A weekend incident involving a seemingly homeless person caught the attention of our community. This incident underscores the need to continue our outreach efforts.”
Broome added that the city’s Behavioral Health Homeless Outreach Group (HOT Team) is finally reaching out to the homeless, as well as the business, to spread awareness about support services. now available.
“We hope something like this never happens again considering the resources available.”
In addition, the owner of the store—Abdullah Muflahi—shared that he immediately fired the employee after seeing the video.
The suspect is charged with a simple battery
In addition to her contract termination, Kacey was also issued a simple execution order for misdemeanor charges.
Once charged, it is remarkable that she has a long history of arrests. WAFB reports that her record includes crimes ranging from theft to drug possession.
What do you think about the overall situation?