Twitter locked the account of Kentucky reporter Nick Sortor: Twitter locked Kentucky reporter Nick Sortor's account after he tweeted about the Louisville shooter's Instagram. "JUST IN: The Louisville Shooter posted several ominous stories on his now-wiped Instagram account this morning," he tweeted along with an image that cannot be verified but likely was a screenshot of the referenced stories, according to a screenshot tweeted by journalist Ian Miles Cheong and archive.org. A second screenshot indicates that the platform notified Sortor that his account "has been locked for violating the Twitter Rules. Specifically for: " The reason was left blank. "Please note that repeated violations may lead to a suspension of your account. Proceed to Twitter now to fix the issue with your account," the platform continued. Sortor's Twitter feed contains the tweet in question, but the included image has been removed, as of the time of publication.