A second night of protests erupted in Baltimore in response to the death of George Floyd.
A large crowd gathered outside of City Hall. The protest was mostly peaceful, but according to local reports, some demonstrators became violent.
Read on from CBS Baltimore:
Video also captured a bottle being thrown in the direction of police outside City Hall, and a Baltimore Police car that had its rear windshield and rear passenger window smashed out earlier in the day.
WJZ Investigator Mike Hellgren reported that police arrived in riot gear around 9:30 p.m. after people set off fireworks outside City Hall and were seen standing on top of city-owned vans that were spray-painted with graffiti.
There were reports that arrests were made during demonstrations Saturday night.
“We will protect your right for peaceful protests,” Mayor Jack Young said during a Saturday press conference. “But I have zero tolerance for for anything that approaches chaos and law breaking.”
Baltimore police has coordinated with Maryland State Police to help protect critical infrastructure.
Protestors Gather Outside Baltimore’s City Hall Saturday Night, Some Violence Reported was originally published on 92q.com