FAIRFAX DISTRICT, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Thousands of protesters on Saturday marched through the streets of the Fairfax District and Downtown Los Angeles, expressing outrage over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and prompting a large response from LAPD.

The demonstration originated as an organized occasion at Pan Pacific Park, which attracted a big crowd that ultimately spilled out onto close by streets. The marchers made their method west on Third Avenue earlier than gathering on the Fairfax Avenue intersection.

Visitors was initially snarled earlier than the crowded streets have been ultimately shut down.

At the very least two patrol autos have been additionally set on hearth throughout the protest.

Two officers have been struck by flying particles throughout the protests within the Fairfax District and have been taken to a hospital.

Officers shaped a skirmish line round 6:30 p.m. close to third Avenue and Fairfax Avenue to maneuver protesters.

Simply earlier than 7 p.m., police responded to the Nordstrom retailer on the The Grove in Los Angeles after it was damaged into.

Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced a curfew for Saturday night time in Downtown Los Angeles for eight p.m. to five:30 a.m. The cities of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood additionally enacted a curfew on account of security issues.

DEVELOPING: Extra particulars can be added to this report as they turn into obtainable.

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