New victims of the riot from both sides: Las Vegas officer was shot in the head and unidentified man smashed dozens of soldiers by SUV in NJ
Mass protests in various cities in the United States continue to leave hundreds of victims. Now the clashes between the police and protesters are becoming more violent, firearms are used.
Another loss in the ranks of the police was Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer who was shot in the head near Circus Circus late Monday, reports 8 News Now.
According to a statement by the local police, the officer, whose name is not disclosed, is now in the intensive care unit, after one of the protesters, during a fight, shot a policeman in the back of the head and fled. Police later reported that the suspect was caught several hours after the incident.
#BREAKING: @LVMPD sources confirm with @8NewsNow that the officer who was shot in the head is on life support at @UMCSN right now. Source also says the officer was in a fight with another suspect when someone walked up from behind and shot the officer in the head. #8NN pic.twitter.com/t8CX6p4Wpm— Orko Manna (@orko_manna) June 2, 2020
At the same time, in another part of the city, wearing a bulletproof vest, an armed protester tried to confront the police. According to a police statement, “a man reached for a weapon,” the police took the lead and fired first. The suspect died on the spot.
“At approximately 11:22 p.m., officers encountered a subject who was armed with multiple firearms and appeared to be wearing body armor,” Lombardo said. “During the interaction the subject reached for a firearm and the officers engaged him The suspect was struck by gunfire and transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.”
BREAKING: Massive police presence at the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse. Reports indicate a suspect fired a shot near the building causing police to return fire. Suspect hit multiple times. Stick with @8NewsNow for more info. pic.twitter.com/YtHNLyWGRC— Eric Jungblut (@JungblutEric) June 2, 2020
In another part of the country, in New Jersey, the National Guard and mobile police groups obey the orders of the Governors and Donald Trump to “dominate” the battlefield, which almost every city in the USA is now.
When trying to mop up a street in Buffalo, the army pushed back the protesters. The video shows how the police and soldiers throw tear gas grenades, gunshots are heard and, a second later, a dark pickup rushes at full speed through the scattering crowd.
It is clearly seen that one of the officers fell under the wheels of the car. According to recent reports, the injured policeman was taken to the nearest hospital with numerous fractures.
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"Just happened: a protest in a car run over a group of cops in Buffalo NY...Some of them might be dead " -- https://t.co/hVrWCHf0Hl
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