It seems that pro and anti-Trump activists waited until after the RNC to get violent.
Paul Jones Jr. was shot in the thigh at Winston’s Place on East 131st Street and Miles Avenue Monday evening after getting into a heated political discussion with an unknown male.
WEWS reports that Jones, a black Vietnam War veteran and avid Donald Trump supporter, was having a conversation with his friend about the presidential candidate when an unknown male butted in. Cleveland police then say that the argument got so tense that the male went to his car, came back with a gun and shot Jones.
"I'm quite sure you have a lot of people having their own opinions. But that doesn't mean you should hurt somebody because you have your own opinion," Jones' mother Latosca told WEWS after the incident.
Cleveland police are still looking for the shooter, who would be charged with felonious assault if caught. Meanwhile, Jones is expected to make a full recovery.