Fireworks and Projectiles Thrown at Police During Protests in Portland

Fireworks were fired towards police at the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office in Portland, Oregon, on April 12, as dozens of protesters gathered in response to the police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota.

This footage shot by Independent Media PDX shows fireworks exploding while police retreat from outside the sheriff’s office. Voices can be heard taunting the officers.

On April 11, Wright was stopped for a traffic violation and shot by an officer after re-entering his vehicle when officers tried to arrest him over an unrelated outstanding warrant. Wright was pronounced dead after his vehicle had traveled several blocks. Credit: Independent Media PDX via Storyful