On Friday night, 150 bullets were fired in Portland, a woman was shot, and Saturday’s demonstrators (some of them appeared to be posing as the press) threw glass bottles and lasers at the demonstrators to quell witnesses. Witnessed riots for more than two nights. For several months.
Saturday marked the third night of Portland’s federal and state law enforcement cooperation, and the Department of Homeland Security continued to weigh plans to withdraw troops from Free City, Oregon. This is the sixth consecutive day of violent demonstrations and riots in Portland.
At 11:08 pm on Friday, a shooting occurred outside an apartment building near NE 87th Avenue 600 block. The Portland Police Department said in an update on Saturday that more than 1
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“This is America. This is a war zone with 150 bullets in an apartment building close to Christian University. How do we explain it?” Aragon Marks, who lives in the building, told Fox 12 Oregon. ) Said.
Almost every night since George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis at the end of May, it is not clear whether the shooting was related to the Portland demonstrations, but another resident, Kemoh Sulimani linked the violence to the city’s efforts to pay for the police.
Sulimani told Fox 12: “They have a gang violence task force that is no longer funded, which is unfortunate because once this fundraising event happened, all these things actually reached their peak.”
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At around 8:50 on Saturday night, hundreds of people gathered outside the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Federal Court Building, blocked the traffic, and listened to the speech. About 200 people marched from Laulerhurst Park to the Penumbra Kelly building, and traffic lanes were also blocked.
The Portland Police Department stated in the incident summary that people “sent bright lights on the Portland police officers standing outside the building, aimed the lasers at the officers, and eventually started throwing glass bottles at them.” One of the crowd threw. A glass jar or glass bottle full of paint hits a Portland police officer on the head. The official was not seriously injured.
As people continued to throw glass bottles and other objects, Portland police declared that it was illegal to block the rally in East Burnside and instructed people to disperse them. The police said: “People with “news” written on their coats repeatedly threw things at the police.” The two were arrested.
Portland, 31-year-old Max Van Briesen (Max Van Briesen) was charged with entering the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of assaulting public safety officials, interfering with police and second-degree misconduct. Freedom Moreno, 34, of Portland, was charged with interfering with police officers, second-degree unethical conduct, resisting arrest and harassment.
When the crowd formed a half-shadow Kelly Building, the city’s police department said: “Again, someone who says’news’ on his coat is someone who threw objects at the police.” The Portland Police Department did not use CS gas to disperse. crowd.
Back in the city center, just after midnight, most of the crowd gathered outside the Federal Court began to march through the city and the Pearl District. The police said the crowd dissipated to about 100 protesters in the next two hours. “The march was calm and the Portland police did not interact with the urban crowd.”
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The Department of Homeland Security and Oregon Democratic Governor Kate Brown reached an agreement on Wednesday to send Oregon State Police to Portland to assist federal officials in protecting the Hatfield Courthouse.
In its latest statement on Saturday, the Department of Homeland Security stated that “although the violence is easing,” the federal law enforcement agencies’ presence on the ground will temporarily remain until they determine that “court buildings and other federal property are safe”.
“After weeks of riots and nighttime attacks on federal officials and property, due to increased cooperation between state and federal law enforcement agencies, activities in the vicinity of the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Court have generally shown a tendency to reduce violence. “Said. “In stark contrast to the intense violence during the Portland weekend in the past two months, the protests around federal property have generally remained peaceful, with very little malicious activity.”
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security came under fire on Thursday for preparing an “intelligence report” by U.S. journalists about the Portland demonstration. The Washington Post reported for the first time that a New York Times reporter and the editor-in-chief of the blog “Legal Magazine” reported that they had released leaked, uncategorized documents regarding Portland DHS operations.
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The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf ordered the agency to stop the practice and launched an investigation.