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Sat May 30, 2020, 11:05 PM

Protests at Dallas City Hall again prompt tear gas as demonstrators against police (GRAPHIC WARNING)

Protests at Dallas City Hall again prompt tear gas as demonstrators against police brutality say ‘No more'

As demonstrators gathered for a second straight day in Dallas to decry police brutality and the killings of black people nationwide, police again deployed tear gas and rubber pellets to disperse angry crowds downtown as emotions boiled over into the evening.

Just before 9 p.m. Saturday, Dallas police said that they had made 13 arrests after closing off parts of downtown. That followed a day of mayhem that ensnared even non-participants: A young woman who said she had not been part of the protests was walking home with groceries Saturday evening when she was apparently struck by a pellet fired by police.


Early Saturday afternoon in Dallas, several hundred people of various ages and races gathered peacefully at City Hall, chanting “No more” as workers inside peered from the windows.


But within hours, the mood would turn combative, with clouds of tear gas wafting throughout the municipal plaza and officers behind riot shields threatening pepper spray as the angry crowds swelled to over 1,000 and traversed the same downtown streets where stores had been looted and landmarks vandalized the night before.

Read more: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2020/05/30/protesters-at-dallas-city-hall-say-no-more-and-focus-message-on-police-brutality/

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