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People arrested protesting BR man's death in Philadelphia

7 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, July 06 2016 Jul 6, 2016 July 06, 2016 10:48 PM July 06, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

PHILADELPHIA - The death of a Baton Rouge man in an officer involved shooting has had a ripple effect across the country with millions voicing their frustration online and some organizing protests 1,200 miles away.

Demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday night for a protest in Alton Sterling's honor. They held signs and banners and chanted about his death.

A dozen protesters ended up in handcuffs. Police say they were sitting on the ground blocking an interstate ramp and refused to move when asked.

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