FLORIDA: Orlando Gay Bar The District Dive Vandalized

FLORIDA: Orlando Gay Bar The District Dive Vandalized

Orlando Police are investigating the breaking of windows of an Orlando gay bar were broken in the early hours of Wednesday morning the incident has labeled a “hate crime.”

Via Bungalower.com: An individual was caught on security cameras in front of The District Dive  between the hours of 3:30 a.m. and 4 a.m. The video, which you can watch below, clearly shows a hooded individual walking past the windows, which shatter just a few seconds later, while they are off-camera. Orlando Police were informed of the incident at 9:07 a.m.

The District Dive is part of the larger Southern Nights Complex, which houses Southern Craft and Southern Nights, all of which are well-known LGBT+ venues.

In Decemeber 2022 the FBI on Monday released its tally of hate crimes, but the report falls dramatically short: In Florida: only two of 757 law enforcement agencies in that state submitted data via the new portal and only one hate crime was reported.

What do you think?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.