Baltimore uprising: Solidarity protests spread across US
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Baltimore PD flatly deny anyone has been shot, despite many eyewitnesses, including members of the local and national news media.
Police saying no one was injured. Conflicting with eye witnesses telling me the man was in fact shot— Manuel Rapalo (@Manuel_Rapalo) May 4, 2015
The reports of a man being shot at North and Pennsylvania Ave are NOT true. Officers have arrested a man for a handgun at the location
— Baltimore Police (@BaltimorePolice) May 4, 2015
— deray mckesson (@deray) May 4, 2015
- 19:16 GMT
The young man who was shot "doesn't look good," according to several witnesses. He is an African-American, the Baltimore Police officer is said to be white.
'We'll be back under martial law tonight!' EMTs take body away on stretcher. Witnesses saying he's alive #Baltimore— Hannah Allam (@HannahAllam) May 4, 2015
Baltimore PD denies that police fired any shots, saying that the suspect was carrying a weapon and it "fell" and went off.
Commander at the scene confirms it was a shooting. Man had a gun, police tried to arrest him, it fell and went off, he says.— Colin Campbell (@cmcampbell6) May 4, 2015
- 19:09 GMT
Police have confirmed an officer-involved shooting at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and West North Avenue, according to Baltimore Sun reporter Colin Campbell.
I just saw a guy get shot! Police are clearing the scene and using pepper spray. I have no idea what's going on #Baltimore— Manuel Rapalo (@Manuel_Rapalo) May 4, 2015
Police have cleared the street after a man was shot on w North Ave only a few moments ago. Pepper spray used on crowd pic.twitter.com/2yIIE1cOmc— Manuel Rapalo (@Manuel_Rapalo) May 4, 2015
The man was shot in the back and appears to still be alive. He was placed on a stretcher and put in an ambulance.
Police in Baltimore are forcing people away from the intersection of Pennsylvania & North – livestream http://t.co/7cVBqBiqsb— Jon Swaine (@jonswaine) May 4, 2015
Huge police presence back at Penn North. Officer on bullhorn asking people to disperse. One woman pepper sprayed. pic.twitter.com/nJHPGOjrjf— Colin Campbell (@cmcampbell6) May 4, 2015
The intersection of Penn and North Avenues was the epicenter of many of the Freddie Gray protests.
- 19:02 GMT
Police scanner chatter says the person who was shot had been armed.
Baltimore |SHOTS FIRED| Pennsylvania Ave & North Ave. Suspect was armed w/ a weapon, attempted to throw it. May have discharged. No one hit— BmoreBreakingNews (@BaltimoreBNN) May 4, 2015
- 04:20 GMT
One last set of Baltimore protest-related tweets for the road: with the curfew gone, all seems quiet in Baltimore tonight.— RAC (@rac2750) May 4, 2015
- 01:04 GMT
The mayor of Baltimore has lifted a city-wide curfew, almost a week after protests began. “My goal has always been to not have the curfew in place a single day longer than was necessary. I believe we have reached that point today,” mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced on Twitter.
My goal has always been to not have the curfew in place a single day longer than was necessary. I believe we have reached that point today.— Mayor Rawlings-Blake (@MayorSRB) May 3, 2015
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