Police are now looking into an incident that took place during a protest in Newport Beach, California, this Wednesday afternoon.
According to ABC7, a white man brought a handgun to the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests and threatened to shoot protestors.
According to witnesses, a shirtless white man with a gun approached a black man and shouted “black lives don’t matter.” When the man confronted the suspect, the suspect pointed the gun at him and then ran away.
“The suspect and victim were involved in a verbal altercation when the suspect brandished a black handgun from his backpack and fled from the area,” the police department said in a press release.
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