A Gretna, La., police officer is facing intense criticism after attacking U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Facebook last week, where he seemed to insinuate that she should be shot.

In a social media post made last Thursday, officer Charlie Rispoli shared a false news item with a fabricated quote from Ocasio-Cortez, claiming that she said, “We pay soldiers too much,” according to the Times-Picayune/the New Orleans Advocate. Rispoli responded in the post by calling her a “vile idiot” and said she “needs a round, and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve.”

A “round” is another name for a bullet or cartridge. With the “serve” comment, Rispoli is most likely referencing Ocasio-Cortez’s time working as a bartender.

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