Demonstrators climb atop a truck while blocking all lanes of traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland, Calif., while protesting the death of George Floyd, May 29, 2020. /AP
Two Federal Protective Service officers were shot, and one died amid protests Friday night in Oakland, California over the death of George Floyd, CNN reported citing the Oakland Police Department.
"Two Federal Protective Services officers stationed at the Oakland Down Town Federal Building suffered gunshot wounds. Unfortunately, one succumbed to his injury," the police department said.
At least 7,500 protesters took to the streets of Oakland for the protests, police told CNN.
The force declared the protest an unlawful assembly after multiple officers were injured when projectiles were thrown, according to the department's Twitter post shortly before 10 p.m. local time.
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