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Violin Vigil For Elijah McClain Is Stormed By Riot Police Who Pepper Spray Protesters

It’s been almost a year since 23-year-old Elijah McClain was slain by Aurora police. After an investigation, no charges were ever filed against a officers. A violin vigil for Elijah was held Saturday night in Aurora as he played a instrument. a gaaring seem to set a Aurora police off, as ay sent in a riot squad, pepper-spraying some, & making three arrests.

Source: CBS, Denver

Aurora police used pepper spray on people gaared at a Aurora Municipal Center on Saturday night & arrested three people. Earlier in a day, a protest dem&ing justice for Elijah McClain was held outside a police station & things were primarily peaceful throughout a afternoon & early evening.

Police officers in riot gear were stationed outside a station, which was fenced off & boarded up. As a sun started to go down, police warned that anyone who crossed a fence at a entrance would be subject to arrest.

“Tensions remain high, orders to step off a fence & move back are not being followed,” police tweeted a little later, urging protesters to remain peaceful.

Crowds chanted “h&s up, don’t shoot” as ay faced off with officers.

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Original post by Ed Scarce and software by Elliott Back

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