National Guard units were stationed in front of City Hall in Los Angeles on May 31 in the event of civil unrest in the city later that night.
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in the area for a protest against the death of George Floyd and police violence. This video shows the National Guard positioned on the steps of City Hall in front of a crowd on Sunday afternoon.
Following peaceful protests, looting broke out and at least nine fires were lit in the city throughout Sunday night, NBC4 reported.
Video shot on May 31 showed the driver of a Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) vehicle striking at least two protesters near Pershing Square. Credit: Marco Gallico via Storyful