Occupy Burlington protesters attacked police tonight after a protester was shot dead at their squatters camp.
The police were trying to clear the park after the shooting.
The Burlington Free Press reported:
Occupiers have clashed with police in City Hall Park this evening after police tried to close down the encampment following a fatal shooting.
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Mayor Bob Kiss talked police into releasing a detained woman. The situation intensified after a meeting between occupiers and police at 6 p.m. in City Hall.
Police said rules for the encampment may change and that police would need to take control of the park for at least 24 hours to investigate the death.