2 Tuscaloosa women charged with disorderly conduct due to social media post
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ( WIAT ) — The Tuscaloosa Police Department has charged a second person in relation to a social media post threatening violence against African-Americans made earlier this week.
Emily Elizabeth Cornett, 20, was charged Friday with disorderly conduct. She was jailed on
the misdemeanor charge Friday afternoon with bond set at $500.
Sydney Angela Holder, 20, of Mwas charged with disorderly conduct on Thursday. She has been
released from the Tuscaloosa County Jail after posting $500 bond.
The case stems from a video brought to TPD’s attention by members of the public and Shelton State College
administrators around 4 p.m. Thursday.
The Tuscaloosa Branch of NAACP released a statement on their Facebook’s page addressing details of the incident:
“The Tuscaloosa County Branch of the NAACP was notified late today of a video posted by a nursing student at Shelton State Community College depicting the student with a firearm, making a domestic terrorist statement. In the video, the student can be heard saying that she’ll ‘shoot a n***** in Walmart.’ “
The organization contacted Shelton State after being made aware of the video and its publisher. The college is actively working with TPD on this incident.Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.