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  A riot at the Penumbra Kelly building after the police facility was vandalized.   Unrest follows vigil for Daunte Wright in Portland, Oregon  


Story by Zane Sparling - Story Source
Published on Tuesday April 13, 2021 - 11:25 AM

 
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Bureau officers declared a riot and used force to dispel protesters after marchers damaged an eastside cop shop on Monday evening, April 12.

Several hundred demonstrators gathered at Laurelhurst Park for a vigil for Daunte Wright — a Black man killed by a police officer near Minneapolis two days ago in what authorities termed an "accidental" shooting — before marching to the Penumbra Kelly building, a facility shared by the Portland Police Bureau and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office that was a frequent target of protests last summer.

Police told the crowd to stay on the sidewalk and not enter the parking lot, but officers mostly remained out of sight after demonstrators chucked fireworks at a few guards posted outside.