The barricades in the Seattle “Occupied Area” protest area began to be demolished on Tuesday, and a black teenager was killed after a fatal shooting in the camp.
The demonstrators have occupied a few blocks near the East End of the Seattle Police Department and the park for about two weeks. After clashing with demonstrators and demanding the termination of the police’s brutal behavior, the police abandoned the area.
But by Tuesday morning, the staff was working hard to remove obstacles, Cairo 7 program. The hand washing station was also demolished.
Then, the protesters were photographed, arranging them in a row of plastic barriers, sofas and trash cans to replace concrete barriers. DailyMail.com has contacted the police and the mayor’s office to find out how they plan to deal with the area.
The obvious action to demolish the area was early Monday morning when an unidentified 1
Volunteer military doctor Marty Jackson described the area as an “active war zone” and said: “I don’t think we will stop here. ”
He told KUOW that it was CHOP’s own armed security personnel who opened fire on the car driven by the teenager when the car hit an obstacle, killing him and seriously injuring the 14-year-old.
Warn people not to come to the CHOP area Jackson added: “Because now it is almost like an active war zone. Now, your security and medical personnel are always looking around and waiting for the next opportunity.”
Demonstrators occupied a few blocks near the East End of the Seattle Police Department and the park for about two weeks
After clashing with demonstrators and demanding the termination of the police’s brutal behavior, the police abandoned the area. But by Tuesday morning, the staff is working hard to remove obstacles
Then the protesters were photographed, arranging them in a row of plastic barriers, sofas and trash cans, trying to replace concrete barriers
Mayor Jenny Durkan said last week that the city would begin to try to demolish the area known as “organized protests on Capitol Hill.”
On Friday, municipal workers tried to clear temporary barriers erected in the area, but stopped working after protesters opposed.
On Monday, shortly after the shooting, a new video from inside the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area showed chaotic scenes and vehicles moving by bullets.
People inside the CHOP said that only after two teenagers shot at them and broke into the barricade, they started shooting in the jeep.
Witnesses said that the car had driven through the area at high speed. Medic Jackson said he recognized the two boys as young people who had been near the CHOP area a few days before the shooting.
The second video shows people walking through the streets of the tent through the barricades. One person confirmed that when others shouted, someone was injured in the area.
Neither victim was named and no suspect was detained. The police said the crime scene was “has been disturbed” and promised “enough”.
New footage in Seattle’s “Occupied Area” protest zone shows chaotic scenes after the shooting, which killed a 16-year-old jeep driver
The clip was taken early in the morning on Monday and shows the vehicle the bullet was riding in immediately after the shooting
Neither victim was named and no suspect was detained. The police said the crime scene was “disturbed” and promised “enough”
DailyMail.com has contacted the police and the mayor’s office to find out how they plan to deal with the area.
Timeline of violence in the Seattle Strip
June 8: Protesters occupy the area; police gave up the area
June 20: A 19-year-old man was shot and a 33-year-old man was injured.
June 24: Nearby businesses and owners file a federal lawsuit against the city
June 29: Two teenagers shot a cement barricade in the area on a jeep-one was killed
June 30: As protesters replaced concrete barriers with trash cans and sofas, the barricades in Seattle’s police-free zone were demolished.
Local reports said that a boy in the jeep was tied into a car and drove to a nearby ambulance. The medical staff said they “ran into a Nissan Pathfinder. Someone was riding on the roof of the car and driving towards them frantically, and then drove away.”
A Seattle Fire Department spokesperson said they considered the vehicle a “threat” and added: “The crew did not realize that the vehicle was transporting patients during this period.”
A protester, who asked not to be named, told the Seattle Times: “I saw two young people lying on the ground. They were covered in blood. I have never seen anything like that.
Another added: “We need to defend ourselves.”
But Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said: “I will not let critics, opponents and agitators be the voices here.”
“For our detectives, it was very clear that people entered and exited the car after the shooting. Police Chief Best said that we are not sure who shot the car or why.
The police said in a statement: “The detective searched the evidence of the jeep, but apparently the crime scene was disturbed.”
Council member Kshama Sawant said: “Before the movement created the CHOP occupation, violence occurred on Capitol Hill and elsewhere in the city, and we should completely reject false claims-claims that have no basis in statistical analysis-CHOP occupation and movement are The cause of any violence.”
Records show that the homicide occurred near 2020, until 19-year-old Lorenzo Anderson was shot and killed in the protest zone on June 20.
His father Horace Lorenzo Anderson said: “This is no longer a protest for me. It seems that they have just taken over us, saying that we can take over anytime, anywhere. ”
Police said they were investigating a man who was killed and a 14-year-old boy injured after a shooting occurred in the CHOP area of Seattle on Monday and Monday.
Witnesses told the 911 dispatcher that they saw several unidentified people shoot at the car. Monday morning, the blood was soaked, and the jeep wrapped in bullets was still on the scene
Records show that the homicide occurred in 2020, until 19-year-old Lorenzo Anderson was shot and killed in the protest zone on June 20
Witnesses reported that a white jeep SUV was seen near a temporary obstacle near the protest area before the shooting at about 3 am on Monday.
People in the restricted area said that only after the juveniles shot at them and broke into the barricades, the CHOP guards were pretentious and fully armed before they started shooting at the jeep.
A female CHOP protester may be heard screaming for his designated safety to make him “open his eyes” because there are “two gunmen” in the “stolen white jeep”.
When the jeep turns around the corner, at least three loud gunshots can be heard before the teenager hits the barricade. The car fired about twelve shots after it crashed. It is not clear from the video who the first shot came from.
When screaming during surveillance, a male voice is heard: “Go up to the ground”, “Oh, are you still dead?” and “Do you want to shoot a pistol?”
Witnesses reported that a white jeep SUV was seen near a temporary obstacle near the protest area around 3 am on Monday, before the shooting.
The person who called 911 said several people shot at the vehicle. The police said that two people who may be the occupants of the vehicle were taken to a local hospital.
Police said the 16-year-old boy was declared dead at Harbourview Medical Center. The second victim was a 14-year-old boy who was hospitalized with a gunshot wound. He was reported to be in critical condition.
This is the second fatal shooting that local officials have vowed to change after President Donald Trump’s business complaints and criticisms.
Carmen Best, the police district director, said that violence occurred more than a week after another shooting in the area, killing one person and injuring another, which is “dangerous and unacceptable.”
Best said to reporters: “Enough is enough.” “We need to be able to return to the area.”
Police Chief Carmen Best said the detective had searched the jeep, but it was clear that people had entered the car before the police investigation
The “zone” of Seattle, including apartment buildings and businesses, also includes the East District of the Seattle Police Department, which was abandoned after being threatened by the police that the station will be overloaded and burned
Demonstrators occupied a few blocks around the East District of the Seattle Police Department and around the park for about two weeks.
After segregation and clashes with the protesters, the police abandoned the area, and the protesters called for racial justice and ended the police’s brutal behavior.
At best, the shooting concealed the racial justice message that the protesters said was promoting.
Two African-American men have died and they claim to work for the “black life problem” there. But they are gone and are now dead,” the police chief said.
The demonstrators have occupied a few blocks near the East End of the Seattle Police Department and the park for about two weeks. After segregating and clashing with protesters and calling for racial justice and ending police brutality, the police abandoned the district
On Monday, a person stood in a corner called the Organized Protest (CHOP) on Capitol Hill. In less than two weeks, there were four shootings nearby
Nearby businesses and property owners filed a federal lawsuit against the city on Wednesday, claiming that officials were too forgiving of the people who created the area, and officials deprived property owners of their property rights by allowing the area to continue to exist.
Business owners said they did not want to disrupt the demonstrators’ brutal anti-police behavior and the “black death penalty” problem.
But the owners say they have suffered because the establishment of the district limits their business opportunities, and some owners are also threatened by trying to take out clean graffiti from the storefront or taking pictures of the protesters.
Trump has repeatedly criticized the Seattle protest zone and city and state leaders. He tweeted on Monday morning that the protesters had “zero respect for the government.”
Some demonstrators in the occupied area said that the demonstration was not the cause of the shooting.
Antwan Bolar, 43, told the Seattle Times: “The bloodshed you are talking about has nothing to do with this movement.” “Those people will do it in North Seattle or South Seattle anyway. -It’s just concentrated here.”