1 person killed while protesting in downtown Portland

Helen Dunmore
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After a violent clash between Trump supporters and protesters at night, after condemning police brutality. Someone was shot dead in downtown Portland on Saturday night.

The police have not disclosed the details of the victim. They said the victim was shot at about 8:46 p.m. Close to Southwest Third Avenue and Southwest Alder Street on Saturday. Earlier, the police said the shooting took place near Southeast Third Avenue.

The authorities also did not provide any suspicious information and asked everyone who witnessed the incident. Or who took the first-hand video of the shooting to contact investigators.

Justin Dunlap witnessed the shooting with his own eyes and captured some of the photos on his Facebook live broadcast.

Dunlap told CNN:

“I heard a shout for three seconds and saw a man spraying a bear mace”. “The victim sprayed a mace and then immediately shot it into another A guy.”

CNN has not confirmed whether the victim was a mace.

For more than 90 consecutive nights, protesters in Portland condemned police brutality and racial injustice. The protests were spurred by the killing of George Floyd in May. And after the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin last weekend, the protests quickly heated up.

“New York Times” reporter Mike Baker said that the man killed in Portland on Saturday night wore a hat with the Patriot Prayer logo. A far-right organization based in Portland. , Has clashed with protesters in the past.

The tweet stated that military officers arrested some people and asked people. to avoid the city center due to traffic at political gatherings.

The traffic coincides with the “Portland Trump 2020 Parade Rally” planned to published on Facebook.

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According to the published event:

The participants plan to gather in downtown Clackamas in Clackamas, Oregon, about 17 miles southeast of Portland. They plan to line up cars, motorcycles and trucks for the “Trump 2020 Tour Rally Route.

According to KOIN, a subsidiary of CNN, a large number of Trump supporters and cars gathered in the center of Clarkmas Town on Saturday afternoon.

KOIN’s video shows that a pickup truck with the American flag. The “thin blue line” flag, and the Trump 2020 flag are prominently displayed on the truck.

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Helen Dunmore

Hey, I'm Helen Dunmore an article writer from London Ontario, Canada. I had done a master's in mass communication and M.Phill in political science and attended many College Journalism Broadcast programs where I wrote and won. I previously had attended Humber College for media studies which included writing for television and news. I have written several publications for many news related websites. Have experience more than 7 years, yeah quite a lot for you. I love writing, an expert in article writing. Currently doing article writing for many blog posts and work as an author for many web sites. Reading is my hobby, love books more than anything in my life.

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