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Marine Corps launches investigation into Marine who threatened to shoot Chinese people

Marine Corps launches investigation into Marine who threatened to shoot ‘ch**ks’ and stated ‘China can pay for what they’ve performed to this nation’

  • Marine Corps recognized Marine in assertion on Thursday as Pfc Jarrett Morford
  • Morford references the coronavirus pandemic as he says within the video that China ‘goes to pay for what they’ve performed to this nation and the world’
  • He then threatens to shoot Chinese people whereas deployed with the fleet 
  • The Marine Corps stated Thursday that it has launched investigation into Morford
  • It’s unclear if Morford has been discharged from Marines, as of Thursday 

The Marine Corps has launched an investigation into a Marine who shared a video on-line wherein he threatened to shoot Chinese people whereas deployed with the fleet. 

According to Stars and Stripes, Marine Corps spokesman, Capt Joseph Butterfield, recognized the Marine as Pfc Jarrett Morford.

In the video, Morford is heard saying: ‘As the honorable Trump stated at present on Twitter, it was China’s fault. China goes to pay for what they’ve performed to this nation and the world.’

The Marine Corps has launched an investigation into Pfc Jarrett Morford (pictured) who shared a video online in which he threatened to shoot Chinese people while deployed with the fleet

The Marine Corps has launched an investigation into Pfc Jarrett Morford (left and proper) who shared a video on-line wherein he threatened to shoot Chinese people whereas deployed with the fleet

Morford was referring to the unfold of the coronavirus within the US, which has reported greater than 7.5 million circumstances of COVID-19 and greater than 211,000 deaths because the pandemic broke out earlier this yr. 

President Donald Trump has continued to place blame on China for the virus spreading to the US. He has additionally referred to as coronavirus, the ‘China virus’ on a number of events. 

But it is unclear which tweet from the president Morford was referring too.  

Morford continued saying within the clip: ‘I do not give a f**ok! A ch**k-headed motherf**ker comes up to me when I’m within the fleet, say 5-5-6 b**ch. That’s all I gotta say.’

It’s believed Morford’s point out of 5-5-6 is referring to the navy’s utilization of the 5.56mm ammunition and weapons that use it just like the M16 and M4, that are the usual rifles issued to Marines. 

Butterfield stated the Marine Corps has launched an investigation int Morford. 

Morford continued saying in the clip: 'I don't give a f**k! A ch**k-headed motherf**ker comes up to me when I'm in the fleet, say 5-5-6 b**ch. That's all I gotta say'

It's believed Morford's mention of 5-5-6 is referring to the military's usage of the 5.56mm ammunition and weapons that use it like the M16 and M4, which are the standard rifles issued to Marines

Morford continued saying within the clip: ‘I do not give a f**ok! A ch**k-headed motherf**ker comes up to me when I’m within the fleet, say 5-5-6 b**ch. That’s all I gotta say’

'There is no place for racism in the Marine Corps. Those who can't value the contributions of others, regardless of background, are destructive to our culture and do not represent our core values,' Marine Corps spokesman, Capt Joseph Butterfield said

‘There is not any place for racism within the Marine Corps. Those who cannot worth the contributions of others, no matter background, are damaging to our tradition and don’t characterize our core values,’ Marine Corps spokesman, Capt Joseph Butterfield stated 

‘There is not any place for racism within the Marine Corps. Those who cannot worth the contributions of others, no matter background, are damaging to our tradition and don’t characterize our core values,’ Butterfield informed Stars and Stripes.   

It’s unclear when the video was recorded, however it went viral on social media on Thursday.

The video made headlines only a day after Trump shared a video of himself outdoors the White House as he addressed the pandemic. 

Trump, who examined constructive for the virus final week, stated: ‘It wasn’t your fault this occurred,’ Trump stated, referring to the pandemic. ‘It was China’s fault.’

The president himself stated that China was going to pay. 

‘China’s going to pay a giant value for what they’ve performed to this nation,’ Trump added.

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