While Seattle police continue their search for two protesters part of a chaotic confrontation on Saturday, the department is acknowledging that an officer arrested the wrong person during the event.
Seven people were arrested during protests in Seattle over recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers who killed young black men in Missouri and New York.
Seattle police Chief Kathleen O’Toole says police made one arrest Monday night as demonstrators again targeted the city’s downtown Westlake Center mall area in protest of a Missouri grand jury decision not to indict a police officer who fatally shot a black teenager. The protest was peaceful.
Rev. Jesse Jackson called for peace and perseverance on Sunday as he urged congregants in Portland to keep fighting for racial justice.
Dozens of people in Seattle protested the grand jury decision in Missouri not to indict a police officer who fatally shot a black teenager by blocked streets and entered a mall as they tried to disrupt activity in Seattle’s main downtown shopping district.
Police in Portland used pepper spray and arrested seven people after hundreds of demonstrators roamed the city and blocked traffic Tuesday night while protesting a grand jury decision not to indict a Missouri police officer in the killing of an 18-year-old.
Dozens of people gathered in downtown Seattle to peacefully protest the death of a black teen shot by a police officer in Missouri.