Police arrest man for pulling out gun at Black Lives Matter protest in Portland

At least one man was taken into custody after apparently pointing a gun at the crowd participating at a Black Lives Matter rally in Portland today after the death of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

A Facebook group, Don’t Shoot Portland, held a rally starting at Pioneer Courthouse Square. The crowd of about 400 people—including many University of Oregon students—then marched through 6th Avenue to the Justice Center, where the incident happened.

Oregonian reporter Jim Ryan live-tweeted the event.

In Eugene, students will be holding a similar memorial march tomorrow.

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Tran Nguyen

Tran Nguyen

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