North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum Condemns Killing of Republican Teen Cayler Ellingson
September 23, 2022 | North Dakota
In the wake of a brutal killing of a Republican teenager, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has condemned the political motivated homicide.
As LifeNews reported, on Sunday morning, 41-year-old Shannon Brandt ran over Cayler Ellingson with his car following a political dispute in their small North Dakota town. Brandt admitted that he killed Ellingson because of his conservative views.
According to police, Ellingson called his mom to come help him as Brandt, who was reportedly drunk at the time, followed him with his vehicle after a street dance ended. But by the time she arrived on the scene, he was dead. Brandt called police on himself after the incident and reported that he had killed Ellington. Court papers indicate that Brandt thought Ellison was calling for backup to go after him rather than ask to be rescued.
Brandt called 911 around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and told the 911 dispatcher that he just hit Ellingson, claiming the teen was part of a Republican extremist group and was calling people to come get Brandt after a political argument…. (Excerpt from LIFENEWS.COM)