A white woman who screamed, “If the law didn’t say I couldn’t kill the n*****s they’d all be dead,” won’t face criminal charges.
Heather Lynn Patton went on a racist rant at a CVS Pharmacy in Los Angeles nearly four months ago.
After a City Attorney evaluated the criminal threats, they declined to prosecute her, TMZ reports.
A video of Patton’s rant went viral in September when the 49-year-old woman was recorded by customers as she screamed, “I hate n*****s!” among other racist statements.
At the time, the Los Angeles Police Department said a hate incident report was taken.
A man who claimed to be Patton’s neighbor reported she has a long history of erratic, unstable behavior and making violent threats to him and his family.
TMZ reports that after the LAPD opened an investigation, it was brought to the L.A. County D.A.’s Office for charge consideration but was then kicked down to the City Attorney’s Office.
The City Attorney’s Office ultimately declined to prosecute her, TMZ reports.
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