Warning: The following two videos depict disturbing scenes. Viewer discretion is advised.
The protests following the death of George Floyd continue to escalate into violence.
A New York City police officer was violently attacked and beaten by a group of rioters in the Bronx. The entire scene was captured on video by one of the rioters. You can view the video by clicking the following link:
In another incident from Los Angeles, video shows a group of armed business owners confronting rioters. The standoff lasted until police, who initially drove past the scene, returned and attempted to restore order.
FOX11 Los Angeles reporter Christina Gonzalez, who was reporting from the city’s Van Nuys district where dozens of looters raided local businesses, captured the scene:
We can only hope and pray that things return to normalcy soon, folks. The Baltimore Post supports free speech and the right to protest peacefully, but we will never condone violence on either side.