Rumors are swirling that the QT that was attacked, looted and burned to the ground was no random choice for the rioters. According to the grapevine, that particular QT had called police and accused Mike Brown of shoplifting tobacco products.
This would explain why that particular QT was the focus of the initial violence and looting. It’s also an indication of why the term “Snitches Get Stitches” was spray painted on the side of that QT.
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See the video below for a closer look at what happens to “Snitch” businesses in Ferguson.