A New York girl has been indicted for making threats towards Denver-area LGBTQ companies within the days after 5 folks have been killed at a homosexual nightclub in Colorado Springs final yr.
Sharon Robinson, who appeared in federal court docket in Brooklyn on Wednesday, is accused of calling a minimum of 4 companies on Dec. 8 and making threats together with, “You are gonna be shot up like Membership Q,” and, “I’m going to go over there and shoot you all,” based on her Might 17 indictment.
Robinson, 40, who prosecutors say lives in Brooklyn, is accused of constructing anti-gay slurs through the calls and the grand jury discovered that she focused the companies due to their precise and perceived sexual orientation, the indictment stated. That discovering may result in an extended sentence if Robinson is convicted, the U.S. Legal professional’s Workplace for Colorado stated in a press launch Wednesday asserting Robinson’s indictment and arrest.
The federal public defender who represented Robinson throughout her court docket look in New York, Amanda David, declined to touch upon the allegations.
Robinson was launched on $50,000 bond and will likely be prosecuted in Colorado federal court docket. The situations of her launch bar her from touring exterior New York Metropolis or Lengthy Island besides to journey to Colorado to look in court docket.
The Membership Q shooter is being prosecuted in state court docket on homicide, hate crimes and different costs within the Nov. 19 assault. The venue has been a longtime sanctuary for the LGBTQ group in Colorado Springs. Seventeen folks have been additionally wounded within the taking pictures.