Baltimore uprising: Solidarity protests spread across US Live updates

A man celebrates as people gather in the streets of Baltimore, Maryland May 1, 2015. (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)
A heavy National Guard presence and a draconian curfew have ended the rioting in Baltimore, but the popular uprising against police brutality has spread across the US. Peaceful protests are taking place in Baltimore and several major cities.
  • 04 May 2015

    20:20 GMT

    Footage from RT's Manuel Rapalo moments after he heard a gun going off.

  • 19:26 GMT

    Baltimore PD flatly deny anyone has been shot, despite many eyewitnesses, including members of the local and national news media.

  • 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.

    Baltimore PD denies that police fired any shots, saying that the suspect was carrying a weapon and it "fell" and went off.

  • 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.

    The man was shot in the back and appears to still be alive. He was placed on a stretcher and put in an ambulance.

    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.

  • 18:54 GMT

    Someone just got shot at the corner of Pennsylvania and North avenues in West Baltimore...

  • 04:24 GMT

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  • 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.

  • 03 May 2015

    04:01 GMT