Friday, May 29, 2020
Tense Standoff Between Protesters and Police in Downtown Detroit late Friday Night in Wake of Death of George Floyd.
By Editor in Chief and Publisher Jeff Brown.
As of 10:30 PM there is a tense standoff between protesters and police in downtown Detroit in response to the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
At approximately 10:10 Friday night, Detroit police put on tear gas masks and began crossing Jefferson Ave pushing protesters across the street. Police had their hands on billy clubs and pepper spray. As of 10:30 pm the situation is extremely tense.
This is an ongoing story. Stay tuned.
Update 8:30 AM May 30.
A 19 year old male was shot and killed Friday night in downtown Detroit close to Congress and Randolph Streets during protest. A car pulled up and shot into a crowd of protesters.
at 10:40:00 PM