In a similar statement released minutes earlier, ABC News said the report was “incorrect” but did not include the apology. “Several other local residents with similar names were also contacted via social media by members of the public who mistook them for the suspect,” the initial statement read.
Other people were getting it wrong too, so it’s all okay. What? We’re supposed to be professionals dedicated to the truth whose work is more than a Google search? News to us.
How has Brian Ross not been fired by now?