Stricter measures have been put in place by all stores across the country, but some people still don't understand why they have to stick to the rules, even after so many people have died...
The latest video to go viral shows the lengths some people will go to avoid keeping those around them safe.
The footage is shocking...
It's May 2020, and the demand for basic groceries is still higher than ever.
via: GettyWith the deadly virus still sweeping across the planet, millions have descended into mass hysteria - And have been frantically stocking up on basics such as toilet paper and dried pasta.
A large proportion of the world is currently in lockdown...
via: GettyAnd, while most are calmly self-isolating at home, many have been taking to their local supermarkets to stockpile on supplies. I thought we learned from that mistake?
The scenes have been truly apocalyptical.
via: GettyThousands of frenzied shoppers have been seen hoarding on non-perishable items to see them through the pandemic.
Things have already gotten out of hand...
via: GettyBecause the shelves are being emptied at such a fast pace, it has become impossible for the vulnerable to grab what they need.
But when there is fresh produce available to buy...
via: GettyPeople must take the utmost care when being around this type of food for hygiene purposes.
This is why stores have been placing stricter measures on their customers.
via: Getty ImagesOne Family Dollar store in Flint, Michigan decided that all their customers must wear masks while shopping in the premises.
It is not much to ask given the current circumstances...
We care about your health and safety. We are closing our stores earlier each evening to exercise new proactive clea… https://t.co/gE7Fg2iAYL— Family Dollar (@Family Dollar)1585767688.0
As you know, wearing masks has been recommended for everyone leaving their house to buy essentials.While they may not be the most comfortable thing in the world, there are far worse things that you could be made to wear.
I mean just think about the healthcare workers that have to spend twelve-hour shifts in the things. Now it doesn't seem so bad, does it?
@ABC7 Don’t want to wear a face mask, don’t go in stores that require them. Easy as that.— Kassi (@Kassi)1589224418.0
Although stores have put these policies in place to protect customers' and employees' safety.
@ABC7 @Fuzzy_Fuzzbutt I don't understand the anti-maskers. This really is no different than banning smoking in pla… https://t.co/UF03ZQreSz— Forever is Fleeting (@Forever is Fleeting)1589384695.0
This all broke out while the 2 suspects were being escorted out of the store after refusing to put masks on.
@ABC7 It's a Damm shame that people are only doing their jobs 😠 and they are getting shot or ending up with broken… https://t.co/7lCcXHnPLp— Lena Plummer (@Lena Plummer)1589219645.0
What the police reported was horrendous...
@LenaPlummer2 @ABC7 Our Wal-mart had to stop limiting sales of toilet paper and other items due to store employees… https://t.co/DQWXE5HISf— Father Fanboy (@Father Fanboy)1589307954.0
The statement continued...The 2 suspects have been reported to be brothers. "Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported the store employee to a local hospital and [he] was treated for his injuries, the two suspects were shortly arrested on the same day for Felony Battery and their bail was set at $50,000."
The pair were identified as thirty-one-year-old Phillip Hamilton and twenty-nine-year-old Paul Hamilton.
The names of the thugs are Phillip Hamilton and 29-year-old Paul Hamilton. Make sure those in their neighborhood kn… https://t.co/MRMjmJ1vkN— Don (@Don)1589283139.0
It has been reported that the employee was left with a broken left arm.
THIS and the Target employee whose arm was broken by customers are why I'm saying customer service workers need law… https://t.co/qhf7v0Cio0— Kate *Elijah Cummings* told you to vote 🤬 so VOTE (@Kate *Elijah Cummings* told you to vote 🤬 so VOTE)1589346219.0
Luckily it was only his arm...
@MomsDemand @HighSpeedBuck sickening and heartbreaking.— kathleen holmes (@kathleen holmes)1588788896.0
It's sad to think the people who are keeping the country running are the ones being targeted.
It's not just about trying to avoid getting sick anymore...
While plant shopping today I was definitely disappointed in the lack of face masks. I saw about half at one place a… https://t.co/rEHgEsawEb— bluetie @ wear a mask! (@bluetie @ wear a mask!)1589317928.0
And in reality, we haven't really been in lockdown that long.
Good morning please wear a mask and don’t threaten to kill anyone today. That’s a conjunctive ask, men.— feminist next door (@feminist next door)1589208230.0
Watch the horrifying video below...
FACE COVERING FIGHT: A security guard was left with a broken arm following a physical confrontation with two men wh… https://t.co/nTdieI8dA1— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7 Eyewitness News)1589218175.0