Thousands of people have taken to the streets of New York City protesting the death of a Minneapolis man in the hands of the police.
Update 10:11pm: Police calling for additional officers by Macy’s in Manhattan.
Update 10:08pm: The protest has turned up Utica, heading towards the 77th precinct.
Update 10:05pm: Tail of protest has passed 770.
Update 10:03pm: Lead is presently almost at Utica.
Update 10:01pm: On Eastern Parkway. Peaceful.
Update 10:00pm: Lead of protest is presently passing Troy, heading to Schenectady.
Update 9:58pm: Lead of the protest group has passed Albany Ave, heading towards Troy.
Update 9:57pm: Passing 770.
Update 9:54pm: Outside 770 immediately before the protesters arrive.
Update 9:52: Passing Eastern and Nostrand.
Update 9:50pm: Presently Eastern Parkway Brooklyn to Kingston, approaching 770.
Update 9:46pm: Presently Eastern Parkway, New York to Brooklyn.
Update 9:41pm: The large group on Eastern Parkway is nearing Franklin Ave. Large Police presence. Please stay indoors. Protest is peaceful for now.
Update 9:30pm: Multiple arrests made in Manhattan for Looting. Calling for vehicles to transport them.
Update 9:25pm: Large protest group presently outside the Brooklyn Museum on Eastern parkway. Peaceful at this time.
Update 9:23pm: Police officers calling for multiple locations where looters have broken into stores.
Update 9:20pm: Video near the Barclay Center from a little earlier.
Update 9:09pm: 2000 protesters are presently at Flatbush Ave and Sterling Pl, heading to Grand Army Plaza.
Update 9:00pm: Multiple under arrest as stores have windows broken and are looted along Lexington and Broadway.
Update 8:37pm: Protesters in Manhattan have ripped down scaffolding.
Update 8:32pm: AT THIS TIME, THERE IS NO ACTIVE THREAT FOR THE CROWN HEIGHTS COMMUNITY. An old video from yesterday has been circulating showed an altercation at Empire Blvd and Flatbush Ave. There has been no protesters at that location today.
Update 8:30pm: 50th and 5th Ave, Bricks and fireworks being thrown at police.
Update 8:28pm: A group in Manhattan is looting a BMW, after looting the back of a tractor trailer.
Update 8:25pm: One under at Washington Ave and Fulton with firearm recovered.
Update 8:20pm: Presently, there is a large protest group marching along Fulton Street in Brooklyn, a large group crossing into Manhattan from Brooklyn, and large groups roving lower Manhattan.