"Black women in St. Louis are being intentionally shot and killed," the TikToker says, adding that the culprits are "not assaulting them, not robbing them."
According to local reports, at least 10 women have been shot in St. Louis in the last week. Of the the victims, seven of them are Black, at least three of whom died from their wounds. One Hispanic woman was shot, and one white woman was shot and killed.
Residents are demanding answers from authorities about the shootings, if they are connected and if the suspect or suspects are serial killers.
LamaraIndigo says no one is talking about the shootings due in part because of residents being "desensitized to all the violence."
"However, this is different," the TikToker added, "because Black women are being hunted like game." The video goes on to recount the three back-to-back shootings of three Black women.
Police said Tuesday (September 21) they've gathered enough evidence to link three of the shootings to one perpetrator.
On September 16, police found the body of 49-year-old Pamela Abercrombie around 11:45 p.m. Three days later, on September 19, police found the body of 24-year-old Casey Ross in a vacant parking lot.
"This is not normal," the LamaraIndigo adds, continuing later, "Something is wrong. Black women in St. Louis need help."
At a press conference on Tuesday morning (September 21), St. Louis Police Major Shawn Dace said the department asked for assistance from the FBI and ATF but would not give details on how the killings are related.
One local outlet asked the St. Louis Police Department if the other killings and shootings are being investigated as serial killings, to which the department said no, at least for now, because the suspects are unknown.
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