A TV writer who has worked on "S.W.A.T." and "Chicago P.D." was fired from an upcoming "Law & Order" spin-off because of online posts about social unrest in Los Angeles.
Craig Gore was dropped from NBC's "Law & Order: Organized Crime" by franchise creator Dick Wolf.
"I will not tolerate this conduct, especially during our hour of national grief. I am terminating Craig Gore immediately," Wolf said in a statement.
An attorney for Gore didn't immediately respond Tuesday to a request for comment. NBC declined to comment.
In a post circulated on social media Tuesday and captioned "Curfew…" Gore is shown holding a firearm. In another post, he wrote that famed Sunset Boulevard was being "looted two blocks from me," and added, "You think I won't light (expletive) up who are are trying to (expletive) w/ my property I worked all my life for? Think again."
As with other U.S. cities, Los Angeles has seen both peaceful More