North Dakota: Driver Admits Killing Teen, Claims the Boy Was Part of a Republican Extremist Group

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McHenry, North Dakota: According to troopers, 18-year-old Cayler Ellingson was struck by an SUV at around 3 am, following a street dance. The driver was later determined to be a 41-year old man, Shannon Brandt, who reported the crash, but left the scene. According to court papers, it was not an accident but apparently a politically motivated attack. Prosecutors allege moments before he was killed, Ellingson called his mom to come rescue him because Brandt was chasing him. Court papers show Brandt called 911 and told the 911 dispatcher that he just hit Ellingson, claiming the teen was part of a Republican extremist group and was calling people to come get Brandt after a political argument. Police say that Brandt was drunk. If convicted on the vehicular homicide charge, Brandt would face a minimum of 10 years in prison because of a DUI on his record. Critics point out that Democrats, the media, the FBI and DOJ, Joe Biden, and his administration have characterized Republicans, MAGA supporters and January 6 protesters as terrorists and extremists, and have divided the country with deadly consequences.

UPDATE:   Shannon Brandt, who was charged with vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a deadly accident, was released on $50,000 bond on Tuesday.

Eighteen-year-old Cayler Ellingson was hit and killed by a man driving a car in McHenry, North Dakota.

Now, that’s a horrible story, but the initial facts coming out on the case make it even more troubling: It wasn’t an accident.

Ellingson had been out at a street dance when he called his mother to rescue him, because he said he was being chased by 41-year-old Shannon Brandt. But by the time she reached him, Cayler was dead. What Brandt allegedly admitted about the killing was chilling.

“He was the one who called 911 to report the crash,” said North Dakota Highway Patrol Capt. Bryan Niewind.

Court papers show Brandt called 911 around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and told the 911 dispatcher that he just hit Ellingson, claiming the teen was part of a Republican extremist group and was calling people to come get Brandt after a political argument.

Ellingson’s mom told police her son called her just before the crash, asking if she knew Brandt, which she does. She does not believe her son knew him.

“We are still trying to determine what, exactly, transpired at the time of crash and prior to that as well,” explained Niewind.

Police say Brandt was drunk when he hit and killed Ellingson with his SUV in an alleyway.

Court papers called it a “politically motivated attack.”

Brandt was charged with vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a deadly accident. He could get a minimum of 10 years for that charge, because he has a prior DUI–the maximum is 20 years–but the police said that the investigation was ongoing and more serious charges might be recommended.

Brandt objected to setting the bail at $50,000, claiming he wasn’t a flight risk, but considering the charge, that’s pretty low already.

A family friend of the Ellingsons has set up a GoFundMe for the family.

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Mike Gibbs
Mike Gibbs
2 months ago

He is going to get away with it right? R I G H T???

SS-The Independent
SS-The Independent
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike Gibbs

The psycho is already OUT, on 50K bail…believe it or not ! He was DUI ( not first time )…This is the Country/World we are now living in…and ‘ they ‘ want to surrender our guns ?!…PS: born in Eastern-Europe, under ‘ commies ‘, I can assure you that what’s happening to us now is the road to Hell; it is NOT anymore of importance if you are a democrat, a republican or independent ( like myself ), but us ( ‘ normal ‘ people ) vs them ( psycho/indoctrinated/useful idiots ). Wake up, or we will perish like those… Read more »

2 months ago

Horrifying!!!!! This is what the psycho Dems want. Grow eyes in the back of your head around these people, our fake demented POTUS has basically given permission to destroy anyone who does not agree with their insanity. These are very dangerous times and I fear it will get much worse.

SS-The Independent
SS-The Independent
2 months ago
Reply to  Taarna

While I agree with you, don’t forget that behind the POTUS is that proverbial ‘ power behind the throne ‘ ( those who made possible the biggest electoral fraud in the history of the US and probably of the entire World, EVER ). Most of the RINO are traitors too and yes, it will get much worse ! Be prepared…BE READY !!!

2 months ago

I agree with you 💯%! I have and am preparing as best I can. The RINO”s gotta get voted out along with all the other swamp creatures. It’s our only hope.