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Subway Employee Allegedly Posts Celebratory Messages About Cops Shot Dead in Hattiesburg — and the Backlash Is Furious (UPDATE: She's Been Fired)

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"GOT EM'"

A Subway employee allegedly posted celebratory messages on social media following the Saturday night shooting deaths of two police officers in Hattiesburg, Mississippi:

Expletive redacted (Image source: Twitter)

Not long after the posts went live, the Facebook page for Sierra McCurdy was apparently taken down:

The sandwich chain did not immediately respond Sunday to TheBlaze's requests for comment about the posts. But John Cardillo, a former New York City police officer and contributor to TheBlaze, posted Subway's reply to him:

Anthony J. Myers (#CopsLivesMatter) posted that the manager of the Subway store where McCurdy allegedly works told him McCurdy claimed her cellphone was stolen:

TheBlaze was unable Sunday to get through on the Subway store phone number noted in the #CopsLivesMatter tweet. There are several Subways in Laurel, Mississippi, about 30 minutes northeast of Hattiesburg.

As you might guess, more than a few folks weren't too happy with the posts:

Expletive redacted (Image source: Twitter)

UPDATE 9:30 p.m. EST: The Subway employee has been fired:

(H/T: The Right Scoop)

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