Rochester sees eighth night of protests over death of Daniel Prude
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester Police say no arrests were made and no force was used during the eighth night of protests over the death of Daniel Prude.
Protesters gathered in Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Speakers addressed the crowd there for several hours before protesters marched to the Public Safety Building.
At the PSB, a few of the protesters crossed over the barricade.
Protesters have slid the gates aside and RPD has moved forward. Protester on megaphone yells “we do not need to be shooting shit at the cops” pic.twitter.com/MXoieCb15T— Brandon Schoepfel (@bschoepf3) September 10, 2020
News10NBC’s crew at the scene reports seeing one projectile, possibly a pepper ball, shot at the protesters near the barricade, but not hitting them
I saw one projectile shot at the ground towards protesters just short of the barriers. Possibly a pepperball. Still have not seen protesters throw anything. Protester yells “they shot first” pic.twitter.com/NESYf4Hu1h— Brandon Schoepfel (@bschoepf3) September 10, 2020
The crowd then left the PSB and headed up Court Street and back to MLK Park.
Speakers said goodnight to the crowd at around 12:15 a.m. Thursday.
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