Roughly 30 protesters were arrested in Downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday night after a protest against the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. in Philadelphia turned chaotic.

Hundreds of protesters dressed in black marched from Fort Greene Park to Downtown Brooklyn on Oct. 27, with some in the crowd lighting trash fires and smashing store windows and bus stop shelters along the way. In all, nine police vehicles and 39 storefronts mostly belonging to banks and chains were vandalized, according to police spokesperson Detective Denise Moroney.

An NYPD van on Smith Street in downtown Brooklyn was vandalized Tuesday night during a protest in response to the killing of Walter Wallace, Jr. in Philadelphia. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City

Roughly 30 protesters were arrested […]


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