September 15th, 2017 ~ 6PM EDT
Berkeley police officials knocked down rumors spreading on social media that a young woman was stabbed Thursday night by an antifa member outside of political pundit Ben Shapiro's speech at UC Berkeley. The rumor started with a viral post on Twitter Friday morning by Kyle "Based Stickman" Chapman, a Daly City resident arrested in March at a pro-President Trump rally in Berkeley on suspicion of assaulting a counterprotester with a stick. Chapman's tweet read, "A Ben Shapiro supporter was stabbed in the neck by Antifa terrorists last night in Berekley CA." He went on to describe the woman's attacker as "demon scum leftist.