Hundreds Protest After Off Duty Police Officer Fired His Gun During Fight With Teens (VIDEO)
Protests erupted in Anaheim, California after and off duty police officer fired his gun during a dispute with teens. Hundreds protested with a reported 24 arrested so far.
According to the L.A. Times:
A day after an off-duty Los Angeles police officer fired his gun during a confrontation with a group of teenagers in Anaheim, videos purportedly showing the encounter spread online, prompting questions about the officer’s actions.
No one was injured by the gunfire, but the footage — posted on YouTube and Facebook — sparked a flurry of phone calls and emails to Anaheim police, who are investigating the officer’s actions.
On Wednesday night, about 300 demonstrators took to the streets of Anaheim to protest the case. The marchers began in the west Anaheim neighborhood where the shooting occurred and eventually moved into major streets.
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An estimated 300 protesters took to the streets in Anaheim, California with a reported 24 arrests so far.
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